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Ana Cecilia Reyes (born 1974) is an Uruguayan-born American lawyer and jurist serving since 2023 as a U.S. district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Early life and education Reyes was born in 1974 in Uruguay and moved to Spain soon thereafter; she immigrated to Louisville, Kentucky, as a child. After her arrival in the United States, her first-grade teacher helped her learn English.Reyes graduated from Transylvania University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude. From 1996 to 1997, Reyes worked for Feminist Majority Foundation on its unsuccessful drive to defeat the 1996 California Proposition 209, which sought to prohibit state governmental institutions from considering race, sex, or ethnicity, specifically in the areas of public employment, public contracting, and public education. Reyes then attended Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a semi-finalist in the Ames Moot Court Competition. She graduated in 2000 with a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude.Reyes later received a master's in international public policy from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, with honors, in 2014. Legal career After law school, Reyes served as a law clerk for Judge Amalya Lyle Kearse of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2000 to 2001. She then entered private practice at the law firm Williams & Connolly, becoming a partner in 2009. Reyes focused on cross-border legal issues and international arbitration, while also taking on pro bono work to represent asylum seekers and refugee organizations.The Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia named her "Woman Lawyer of the Year" in 2017. In September 2021, Chief Judge Beryl Howell asked Reyes to serve as the Chair of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. Notable cases as lawyer In 2008, on behalf of the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Reyes filed a brief in support of three Guinean women seeking asylum in the U.S.In 2018, Reyes was part of the legal team challenging the Trump administration's restrictions on refugees entering the United States through ports of entry.In 2021, Reyes represented Spain in a dispute over the withdrawal of economic incentives for renewable projects. Federal judicial service On April 27, 2022, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Reyes to serve as a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. On May 19, 2022, her nomination was sent to the Senate. President Biden nominated Reyes to the seat being vacated by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who announced her intent to assume senior status upon confirmation of a successor. A hearing on her nomination was held before the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 22, 2022. On August 4, 2022, her nomination reported out of committee by a 11–9–2 vote. On January 3, 2023, her nomination was returned to the President under Rule XXXI, Paragraph 6 of the United States Senate; she was renominated later the same day. On February 2, 2023, her nomination was reported out of committee by an 11–9 vote. On February 15, 2023, the Senate invoked cloture on her nomination by a 52–47 vote. Later that day, her nomination was confirmed by a 51–47 vote. She received her judicial commission on February 21, 2023. She was sworn in on February 22, 2023. She became the first Hispanic woman and openly LGBTQ person to serve as a district court judge in Washington, D.C. Selected publications Reyes, Ana C. (2011). "Representing Torture Victims and Other Asylum Seekers". Litigation. 37 (4): 23–27. ISSN 0097-9813. JSTOR 23075539.See also List of Hispanic and Latino American jurists List of LGBT jurists in the United StatesReferences External links Ana C. Reyes at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a publication of the Federal Judicial Center.. Discover the Ana Reyes popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Ana Reyes books.

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