Senate Panel Greenlights Ex-O'Melveny Partner's DC Circ. Nod

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved U.S. Principal Deputy Solicitor General and former O'Melveny & Myers LLP appellate group head Srikanth Srinivasan's nomination to the D.C. Circuit, paving the way for the full U.S. Senate to confirm him.

The 18-0 vote of confidence is a welcome reprieve for President Barack Obama, who has struggled to fill to fill several federal judicial vacancies, including four empty seats on the D.C. Circuit. Obama scored another win on Wednesday when the Senate confirmed Coblentz Patch Duffy &...
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