The US Senate has confirmed Indian-Origin Arun Subramanian to be District Judge for the Southern District of New York. He becomes the first South Asian judge to serve on this bench. Mr. Arun Subramanian won the vote 58-37 on Tuesday evening.
Earlier, in September, United States President Joe Biden nominated Indian-American attorney Arun Subramanian to be the US district judge for the southern district of New York. Arun Subramanian is currently a partner at Susman Godfrey LLP in New York. Previously, Arun Subramanian served as a law clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Judge Gerard E. Lynch, etc.,
Mr. Subramanian was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1979. His parents immigrated to America from India in the 70s. While his father worked as a control systems engineer at several companies; his mother did several jobs, as a bookkeeper as well. Arun Subramanian earned his law degree from Columbia Law School as a James Kent & Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.