Professionally Diverse

Rachel Bloomekatz

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

NominatedMay 25, 2022

ConfirmedJuly 18, 2023

  • Rachel Bloomekatz was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on July 18, 2023.

  • Previously, she was a consumer protection and workers’ rights lawyer who founded the public interest law firm Bloomekatz Law.

  • As part of her work, Bloomekatz argued an Ohio Supreme Court appeal challenging the 112-year sentence of a juvenile defendant on Eighth Amendment grounds.

  • She also served as counsel for the Biden-Harris campaign.

  • Before starting her own practice, Bloomekatz was a principal at Gupta Wessler PLLC, another public interest law firm, where she represented Everytown Law, which is the legal branch of Everytown for Gun Safety.

  • Bloomekatz clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Justice Margaret Marshall on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and Judge Guido Calabresi on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

  • She graduated from Harvard College in 2004 and UCLA Law School in 2008.