7 Prominent Indians in The U.S Judiciary
Bangalore: The Indian American community is one of the largest communities that live in the U.S, the reason being the massive amount of opportunities that the country provides to various immigrant groups irrespective of class, colour, race and other such societal distinctions. There have been several success stories of Indians in the U.S. Here are 7 Indian Americans who have made it large in America’s judicial system as reported by Ishani Duttagupta of Economic Times.
Srikanth was born in Chandigarh and graduated from Lawrence high school in Lawrence. In 1989 he earned a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a J.D/M.B.A in 1995 from Stanford law school and Stanford Graduate School of business. During initial stages of his career he worked as a law clerk for United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III and then was a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Before serving as the Principal Deputy Solicitor General for the United States he spent close to two decade being an extraordinary Litigator. Srikanth has been appointed as a judge in the highly acclaimed U.S court of appeals in Washington DC. It is the highest appointment for an Indian American made in the U.S judiciary. Srikanth is the first south Asian American to serve as a circuit court judge with distinction in the U.S history.