Sara E. Hill

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

NominatedOctober 18, 2023

Sara E. Hill is currently a lawyer in private practice, after serving as the Attorney General of the Cherokee Nation from 2019 to 2023. Hill previously served the Cherokee Nation as Secretary of Natural Resources from 2015 to 2019, Deputy Attorney General from 2014 to 2015, and an Assistant Attorney General from 2004 to 2014. From 2014 to 2015, she was a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Hill received her J.D. from the University of Tulsa in 2003 and her B.A. from Northeastern State University in 2000. If confirmed, Hill would be the first Native woman to serve as a federal judge in the state and the only actively serving Native American federal judge in Oklahoma.