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Former Fish Principal Alan D. Albright Confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

September 7, 2018

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Former Fish Principal Alan D. Albright Confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

September 7, 2018

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On September 6, 2018, former Fish Principal Alan D. Albright was confirmed as Judge to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Albright to a seat on the U.S. District Court on January 23, 2018. His nomination was sent to the Senate the following day where he was officially nominated to the seat vacated by Judge Walter Scott Smith. On April 25, 2018, a hearing on his nomination was held before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Before becoming a district judge, he was an intellectual property attorney with multiple law firms. including time as a Principal at Fish & Richardson’s Austin office from 2005-2009.