THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES TWO TO THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT
President Clinton today nominated two individuals to serve on the U.S. District Court: Christina A. Snyder for the Central District of California and Thomas W. Thrash for the Northern District of Georgia.
Christina A. Snyder, 48, is a partner with the Los Angeles law firm of Corinblit & Seltzer, where she has practiced since 1994. Previously, she was a partner with the Los Angeles law firms of Katten, Muchin, Zavis & Weitzman and Wyman, Bautzer, Kuchel & Silbert. She is primarily a civil litigator. Snyder earned her J.D. degree from Stanford Law School and her B.A. degree from Pomona College. She and her husband, Marc Seltzer, reside in Beverly Hills.
Thomas W. Thrash, 44, is currently a sole practitioner in Atlanta, where he practices both civil and criminal law. Previously, he was a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Finch, McCranie, Brown & Thrash, an Assistant District Attorney for Fulton County, and an Associate with McClain, Mellen, Bowling & Hickman. Thrash earned his J.D. degree from Harvard University and his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Margaret, have two children and reside in Atlanta.