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President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Jeanne E. Davidson to Serve on the United States Court of International Trade

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Jeanne E. Davidson to serve on the United States Court of International Trade.

“I am proud to nominate this outstanding candidate to serve on the Court of International Trade,” said President Obama.  “Ms. Davidson has a long and distinguished record of service, and I am confident she will serve on the federal bench with distinction.”

Jeanne E. Davidson:  Nominee for the United States Court of International Trade
Jeanne E. Davidson is the Director of the Offices of Foreign Litigation and International Legal Assistance as well as the International Trade Field Office in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the Civil Division at the United States Department of Justice.  Previously, Davidson worked for more than 25 years in the National Courts Section of the Commercial Litigation Branch, where she served in various leadership roles, including as Director from 2007 to 2013.  From 1992 to 1993, Davidson served as Associate General Counsel in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.  She began her legal career as an associate at Steptoe & Johnson from 1980 to 1986.  Davidson received her J.D. in 1980 from the New York University School of Law and her A.B. in 1976 from the University of California at Berkeley.  She is currently the President of the Federal Circuit Bar Association.