Shearman & Sterling Atty Confirmed As Federal Judge

Law360, Washington (February 25, 2014, 2:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed three nominees for vacant federal judicial positions — including a Shearman & Sterling LLP partner — in Arkansas and California courts, amid continuing partisan rancor over the confirmation process and the wider operation of the Senate.

Arkansas state judge James M. Moody Jr. was confirmed to a seat on the Eastern District of Arkansas bench in a 95-4 vote, while Shearman & Sterling litigation partner James Donato and California state judge Beth L. Freeman were both confirmed for the Northern...
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