Obama has nominated the first ever Muslim to become a federal judge. Pakistani-born Abid Qureshi is a partner at law firm Latham and Watkins LLP and works as global chair of the company’s pro bono committee, one of the largest in the world. His place on the federal judiciary is not yet guaranteed, as nominations must be approved by the
A Harvard Law School graduate, Mr Qureshi is a winner of the Legal Times ‘Champions of Justice’ Award 2012 and has extensive experience as lead counsel in trials at a federal and state level.
Por The Independent