WASHINGTON D.C. –U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released the following statement today after the Senate confirmed Judge Kathleen O’Malley to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Judge O’Malley currently serves on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
“For the last 16 years, Judge Kate O’Malley has served the Northern District of Ohio with distinction. Ohio’s loss is our nation’s gain,” said Brown. “Kate O’Malley will make an outstanding judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is an innovator, with a brilliant legal mind. She has pursued a distinguished career in Ohio, and she will bring an important new voice to the Court of Appeals.”
Brown introduced Judge O’Malley at her Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.