The Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed by voice vote two more of President Barack Obama’s U.S. Attorney nominees at its meeting Thursday.
– Pamela C. Marsh (Northern District of Florida): An of counsel for Akerman Senterfitt LLP and former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Marsh would succeed George Miller, who stepped down as U.S. Attorney in 2008. Read more about her here.
– Peter J. Smith (Middle District of Pennsylvania): The former deputy state treasurer for the Pennsylvania Treasury Department and former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania would succeed Martin C. Carlson, who resigned as U.S. Attorney last year. Read more about Smith here.
The panel has now approved 57 of Obama’s U.S. Attorney nominees, 51 of whom have won Senate confirmation. The committee has yet to schedule votes for another 15 would-be U.S. Attorneys. There are 93 U.S. Attorney posts.