Stabenow, Peters Announce Confirmation of Judge Jonathan J.C. Grey
U.S. Senate Votes to Confirm Judge Grey as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of MichiganThursday, March 02, 2023
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced the U.S. Senate has confirmed Judge Jonathan J.C. Grey to be the U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Judge Grey was nominated by President Biden on September 2. On November 30, 2022, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing considering his nomination. A video of the hearing can be found here. A video of Senator Stabenow’s remarks can be found here, and a video of Senator Peters’ remarks can be found here. On February 9, 2023 the Judiciary Committee advanced Judge Grey’s nomination on a bipartisan vote.
“I can think of no better place for Judge Grey to continue to serve the people of Michigan than on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. His experience and thoughtfulness make him a great fit. His confirmation is wonderful news for Michigan,” said Senator Stabenow.
“Judge Grey will bring strong legal experience and a commitment to upholding the rule of law,” said Senator Peters. “I’m proud to have supported his confirmation and look forward to seeing him honorably serve on the federal bench.”
Jonathan J.C. Grey has served as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan since 2021. Judge Grey previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio from 2016 to 2021 and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan from 2012 to 2016. From 2011 to 2012 and 2007 to 2009, he was an associate at Seyfath Shaw LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Judge Grey served as a law clerk for Judge Damon J. Keith on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 2010 to 2011 and Judge W. Louis Sands on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia from 2009 to 2010. Judge Grey received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2007 and B.S. from Morehouse College in 2004.
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