Skadden Partner, Judge Confirmed As New 7th Circ. Judges

Law360, Washington (May 14, 2018, 7:25 PM EDT) -- The Senate on Monday confirmed Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP partner Michael Y. Scudder Jr. and U.S. District Judge Amy J. St. Eve for the Seventh Circuit in a rare bipartisan vote for President Donald Trump’s nominees.

Scudder and Judge St. Eve will head to the appellate bench following Monday’s 90-0 and 91-0 votes. Scudder will replace U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner and Judge St. Eve will replace U.S. Circuit Judge Ann Williams to bipartisan praise — a rarity among Trump’s picks for the...
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