U.S. Senate Confirms Mark A. Kearney as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Firm News

December 3, 2014

The United States Senate today confirmed by voice vote President Obama’s nomination of Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Mark A. Kearney as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the oldest federal trial court in the Country. Mr. Kearney now becomes the first lawyer from Montgomery County elevated directly from the Montgomery County Bar to the United States District Court. Pennsylvania Senators Robert P. Casey and Pat Toomey jointly recommended Mr. Kearney following the recommendation by a Merit Selection Panel from Eastern Pennsylvania.