Commission to Consider Appointment to Sixth District Court of Appeal
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SAN FRANCISCO—The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing on Jan. 13 starting at 11 a.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom—350 McAllister Street in San Francisco—to consider the appointment of Daniel Bromberg to the Sixth District Court of Appeal in San Jose.
Bromberg would fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Franklin D. Elia.
Seating in the courtroom will be limited—with some overflow seating also available in the auditorium—and any mask requirements will be enforced as may be required by state and local health directives in effect at the time of the hearing. The hearing will be webcast live on the California Courts Newsroom.
The state Constitution specifies that a gubernatorial appointment to the Supreme Court is effective when confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments.
The commission members who will consider the appointment are California Chief Justice-elect
Patricia Guerrero (Chair), California Attorney General Rob Bonta, and Administrative Presiding Justice Mary J. Greenwood.
Appointee Summary Biography
Daniel Bromberg has been a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP since 2021. He served as a deputy legal affairs secretary in the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom from 2019 to 2021. Bromberg was a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLC from 2005 to 2019 and was a partner and associate at Jones Day from 1994 to 2005. He was an associate at Cahill, Gordon & Reindel LLP from 1992 to 1994. He served as a law clerk for Judge Raymond Randolph at the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit from 1991 to 1992 and for Judge Louis F. Oberdorfer at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia from 1990 to 1991. Bromberg earned a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.
Testimony and Comment
Persons who wish to testify or comment on the appointment must submit their information for receipt by the commission no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 6 (five court days prior to hearing). Anyone wishing to testify before the commission must state that request in writing and include a summary of the facts on which any testimony or opinion will be based.
Submissions via email to email@example.com are strongly encouraged. Hard copies are not required.
If you would like to mail your request, you may also reach the commission at:
Commission on Judicial Appointments
c/o Chief Justice of California
Supreme Court of California
350 McAllister Street
San Francisco, California 94102
Attention: Secretary to the Commission
Guidelines for the Commission on Judicial Appointments are published in the appendix to the California Rules of Court and are posted on the California Courts website.