Obama Taps NY, 10th Circ. Judges

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 1:43 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced nominations for judgeships in the Eastern District of New York and the Tenth Circuit, as well as for U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands.

Commercial litigator William Francis Kuntz II — Obama's nominee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York — has been a partner at Baker Hostetler since 2005, and has worked at numerous firms including Torys LLP, Seward & Kissel LLP and Milgrim Thomajan Jacobs & Lee.

Kuntz has served as a commissioner...
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