Obama Taps Weil Partner For NY Federal Bench

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner and former U.S. prosecutor has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a judgeship in the Southern District of New York, the White House announced Monday. 

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Vernon S. Broderick, a partner in Weil’s white collar defense and investigations group, will replace U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts, who is retiring, the White House said in a statement.

Before joining Weil, Broderick served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New...
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