Demand Justice Praises Biden Selection of Judicial Nominations Expert Paige Herwig

01.11.21

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January 11, 2021

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DEMAND JUSTICE PRAISES BIDEN SELECTION OF JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS EXPERT PAIGE HERWIG

WASHINGTON, DC— On Monday, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced the hiring of Paige Herwig as Senior Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office. Herwig worked on judicial nominations during the Obama-Biden administration and for the Senate Judiciary Committee and served as Deputy Chief Counsel at Demand Justice.

Herwig’s hiring follows news that President-elect Biden’s team has committed to quickly nominating diverse “public defenders, civil rights lawyers, and legal aid attorneys” to federal judgeships.

Demand Justice Chief Counsel Christopher Kang, who served as Deputy White House Counsel during the Obama-Biden administration, issued the following statement:

“President-elect Biden is off to a phenomenal start when it comes to judicial nominations. Paige Herwig is a brilliant lawyer and committed public servant who knows the judicial nomination process inside and out, and she’s been on the front lines of rethinking how Democrats should fight for our courts. No one is better positioned to carry forward President-elect Biden’s commitment to rebalancing our judicial system.”

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