Patrick J. Bumatay
|Patrick J. Bumatay|
|Born||February 14, 1978|
Yale University, (AB)|
Harvard Law School, (JD)
Patrick J. Bumatay (February 14, 1978) is an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California and a nominee to be a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Early life and career
Bumatay earned his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Yale University, and his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. After graduating from law school, Bumatay served as a law clerk to Judge Sandra L. Townes of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and Judge Timothy Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Bumatay has served in various positions at the United States Department of Justice, including the Office of the Attorney General, the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, the Office of the Associate Attorney General, and the Office of Legal Policy. He serves as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California in the San Diego office, where he is a member of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Forces Section. He is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the National Filipino American Lawyers Association, and the Tom Homann LGBT Law Association. If confirmed, Bumatay would be the first Filipino American to serve as an Article III federal appellate judge.
Nomination to court of appeals
On October 10, 2018, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Bumatay to serve as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Both California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris announced their opposition to his nomination.
- "Patrick Bumatay (J), 40 - San Diego, CA". www.mylife.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
- "President Donald J. Trump Announces Eighteenth Wave of Judicial Nominees, Eighteenth Wave of United States Attorney Nominees, and Thirteenth Wave of United States Marshal Nominees". whitehouse.gov. October 10, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- Wire, Sarah D. (2018-10-11). "California senators will try to block White House judicial nominees for the 9th Circuit - Los Angeles Times". latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.