THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (New York, New York) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 7, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES MARIAN M. JOHNSTON TO THE FEDERAL BENCH The President today nominated Marian M. Johnston to the U.S.
District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Marian M. Johnston, of Sacramento, California, has been a shareholder at the law firm of Eisen & Johnston since 1991. Prior to the formation of her current firm, Johnston served as Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the California Attorney General (1978-1991) and as an Adjunct Professor at Hastings College of Law (1982-1985). She also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Davis Law School (1999-2000). Johnston began her legal career as a staff attorney with the California Rural Legal Assistance (1974-1976) and then worked as a staff attorney with the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (1977-1978). Johnston received her B.A. degree from Stanford University in 1970 and her J.D. degree from Columbia Law School in 1974.