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Bloomekatz, Rachel Sarah

Born 1982 in Southfield, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Joseph R. Biden on January 3, 2023, to a seat vacated by Ransey Guy Cole, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 2023, and received commission on July 20, 2023.

Harvard University, A.B., 2004
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 2008

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2008-2009
Law clerk, Hon. Margaret H. Marshall, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 2009-2010
Assistant attorney general, Government Bureau, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2010-2011
Law clerk, Hon. Stephen G. Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States, 2011-2012
Legal director, Campaign to Reelect Sen. Sherrod Brown, Akron, Ohio, 2012
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 2013-2015, 2019-2023
Adjunct professor, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2015, 2020, 2022
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2016-2019
Visiting professor, Universidad Católica del Uruguay, 2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, May 25, 2022; no Senate vote