The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to consider two U.S. Attorney nominees at its meeting Thursday.
- Loretta Lynch (Eastern District of New York): Lynch is a former U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of New York. She served from 1999 to 2001, after nine years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. She is currently a partner at Hogan & Hartson LLP. Lynch was nominated on Jan. 20 to replace interim U.S. Attorney Benton J. Campbell. Read more about her here.
- Kerry Harvey (Eastern District of Kentucky): Harvey has been the general counsel and acting inspector general of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services since 2008. He previously was a partner at Owen, Harvey & Carter. Harvey was tapped on Jan. 20 to succeed U.S. Attorney James A. Zerhusen. Read more about him here.
The committee has yet to schedule votes for another 17 would-be U.S. Attorneys. The panel has approved 40 U.S. Attorney nominees, 36 of whom have already won Senate confirmation.