John Lee

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

NominatedApril 13, 2022

ConfirmedSeptember 7, 2022

John Lee was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit on September 7, 2022. He previously served as a federal district court judge for the U.S. Northern District of Illinois from 2012-2022. Upon confirmation, he became the first Asian American judge to serve on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to serving as a federal judge, Lee was a partner at the law firm Freeborn and Peters.