Newly OK'd Trial Pick Pulls In Nearly $300K Law Firm Income

Law360 (December 4, 2019, 5:41 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump's just-confirmed pick for an upstate New York district court seat reported close to $300,000 in law firm income from Hodgson Russ LLP each of the last two years, with total assets approaching the million-dollar mark, according to congressional financial disclosures.

John L. Sinatra Jr., who cleared the U.S. Senate on Wednesday 75-18 for the Western District of New York, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that as a partner in Hodgson Russ he took in almost $284,000 last year. Committee staff provided the disclosure papers to Law360 on Monday.

Sinatra went through a long Senate process to join the...

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