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August 26, 2020
President Donald J. Trump Announces Judicial Nominee
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate:
Zachary N. Somers, of the District of Columbia, to serve as Judge on the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Zachary Somers serves as the Chief Investigative Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, where he handles oversight and investigations for Chairman Lindsey O. Graham. Previously, Mr. Somers served over a decade on the United States House Committee on the Judiciary in several counsel roles, including as the Committee’s General Counsel and Parliamentarian. Prior to his service on Capitol Hill, Mr. Somers was an attorney at the boutique Washington, D.C. law firm Marzulla Law, LLC, where he specialized in takings and breach of contract litigation before the Court of Federal Claims and other Federal courts. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Somers served as a law clerk to Judge Victor J. Wolski of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Somers earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University, and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy.