Born: 1971
Patan, India

Amit Priyavadan Mehta

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

Nominated by Barack Obama on July 31, 2014, to a seat vacated by Ellen Segal Huvelle. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2014, and received commission on December 19, 2014.

Georgetown University, B.A., 1993
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1997-1998
Law clerk, Hon. Susan P. Graber, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1998-1999
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1999-2002, 2007-2014
Staff attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, 2002-2007