Source: President Obama Nominates Abid Riaz Qureshi to Serve on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia | whitehouse.gov
For Immediate Release
September 06, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to serve on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
“I am pleased to nominate Mr. Qureshi to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama. “I am confident he will serve the American people with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”
Abid Riaz Qureshi: Nominee for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Abid Riaz Qureshi is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins LLP, where he specializes in cases involving the False Claims Act, health care fraud, and securities violations. Qureshi has spent the entirety of his legal career at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he currently serves as the Global Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, a position he has held since 2012. From 2006 to 2011, he served as Co-Chair of the Litigation Department in the Washington, D.C. office. Qureshi has also served on the District of Columbia Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee since 2015. He received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1997 and his B.A. summa cum laude from Cornell University in 1993.
U.S. born non-Muslim citizens need not apply in the Obama administration.
Qureshi, born in Pakistan, received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1977 and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1997. He has been partner at a Latham and Watkins, a law firm based in Washington DC since 2006, leading their pro bono efforts since 2012, reported The National Law Journal.
Terror-linked and sharia-supporting Muslim groups like the Soros-funded Muslim Advocates are elated, but UPI reminds readers about Obama’s lame duck yet telling nomination:
Qureshi specializes in cases involving the False Claims Act. If approved, would he rule against those from the Obama/Clinton administration who spent eight years defrauding the government (i.e., the people)? Surely there will be a deluge of whistleblowers implicating Obama in the coming years.
Recall, Obama appointed a Muslim to special assistant in Office of Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in DHS. How’s that working out for America?