The United States Senate has confirmed President Obama’s nomination of San Francisco attorney Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., to serve as a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Confirmation came by voice vote Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Gilliam has been a partner in the San Francisco office of the law firm of Covington & Burling since 2009.
California Governor Jerry Brown recently appointed BASF member Charles Crompton to a San Francisco Superior Court judgeship. Crompton served as the Legal Director of The Glide Foundation since 2014 and prior to that he was a partner at Latham & Watkins.