THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
THE PRESIDENT NOMINATES JEFFREY G. STARK AND LYNETTE NORTON TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL BENCH
The President today nominated Jeffrey G. Stark to serve on the Court of International Trade, and Lynette Norton to serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Jeffrey Stark, of Garden City, New York, received his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1965, and his J.D. from New York University Law School in 1968. Since 1975, Mr. Stark has practiced as an associate and then as a partner in the law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein. Prior to joining his current firm, Mr. Stark was a staff attorney at Mobilization for Youth Legal Services, Inc. from 1968 until 1972, and he clerked for a state trial court judge in 1969. In addition, Mr. Stark served on the Supreme Court of the State of New York in 1983.
Lynette Norton, of Stahlstown, Pennsylvania, received her B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1969, and her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1978. Since 1990, Ms. Norton has been a partner in the law firm of Picadio, McCall, Kane & Norton. Before joining her current firm, she was a partner in the law firm of Sherman & Picadio from 1985 to 1990, an associate and partner in the law firm of Tucker, Arensberg from 1980 until 1985, and a law clerk to the Honorable Maurice Cohill of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1978 to 1980. In addition, Ms. Norton served as an Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University School of Law from 1990 to 1996.