Judge Sherri Allen Lydon

Judge Sherri Allen Lydon

U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Nominated by President Donald Trump

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Confirmed 76-13 on December 5, 2019

  • Clemson University B.A., 1983
  • University of South Carolina School of Law J.D., 1987
  • Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1987-1990, 1995-2003, 2005-2018
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1990-1993
  • Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1993-1995
  • Chief, State Grand Jury, Office of the South Carolina Attorney General, 2003-2004
  • U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina, 2018-2019

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hirono (D-HI), Markey (D-MA), Merkley (D-OR), Murray (D-WA), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Smith (D-MN), Van Hollen (D-MD)