Judge Gregory George Katsas

Judge Gregory George Katsas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 50-48 on November 28, 2017

  • Princeton University, AB 1986
  • Harvard Law School, JD 1989
  • Clerk, Judge Edward Becker, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1989-1990
  • Clerk, Judge Clarence Thomas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1990-1991
  • Clerk, Justice Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1990-1991
  • Private Practice, 1992-2001, 2009-2016
  • U.S. Department of Justice 2001-2009
  • U.S. Deparment of Justice Landing Team for Donald Trump Presidential Transition – 2016-2017
  • Deputy Assistant and Deputy Cousel to the President, The White House, 2016-2017

Democrats who opposed his confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Donnelly (D-IN), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Franken (D-MN), Gillibrand (D-NY), Harris (D-CA), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Heitkamp (D-ND), Hirono (D-HI), Kaine (D-VA), Kennedy (R-LA), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Markey (D-MA), McCaskill (D-MO), Menendez (D-NJ), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Murray (D-WA), Nelson (D-FL), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Sanders (I-VT), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warner (D-VA), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wyden (D-OR)