Born: June 19, 1967
Pensacola, Florida

Dabney Langhorne Friedrich

Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Nominated by Donald J. Trump on June 7, 2017, to a seat vacated by Reggie B. Walton. Confirmed by the Senate on November 27, 2017, and received commission on December 1, 2017.

Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, B.A., 1988
University of Oxford, University College, Diploma in Legal Studies, 1989
Yale Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Thomas F. Hogan, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1992-1994
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1994-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1995-1998; Border Crimes Section, 1995-1997; Department of Justice Campaign Financing Task Force, 1997-1998
Assistant U.S. attorney, Major Crimes and Fraud Sections, Eastern District of Virginia, 1998-2002
Counsel to U.S. Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 2002-2003
Associate counsel to President George W. Bush, 2003-2006
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2006-2017; staff member detailed to Federal Bureau of Prisons, 2017