On Securities, Sotomayor Sticks To 'Nuts And Bolts'

Law360, New York (June 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Even with more than 15 years of experience in the two biggest courts for securities litigation, and her resulting stack of decisions in that area, Judge Sonia Sotomayor's approach to securities law cases defies easy characterization, according to analysts.

President Barack Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Sotomayor has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit since October 1998, nominated by former President Bill Clinton.

Prior to that, she was a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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