US President Donald Trump on Monday nominated an Indian-American attorney to a federal court in New York.
Saritha Komatireddy is a prosecutor and a teacher at Columbia Law School.
The White House said that Trump sent her nomination to the US Senate on Monday.
Komatireddy is currently Deputy Chief of General Crimes in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.
Previously, she was Acting Deputy Chief of International Narcotics and Money Laundering.
She was also associated with Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator.
Upon graduating from the prestigious Harvard Law School, Komatireddy served as a law clerk to then-Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
On February 12 this year, Trump had announced his intent to nominate Komatireddy to serve as a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.