Press Release

Senate Confirms Jeremy Kernodle to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

October 12, 2018

Haynes and Boone, LLP congratulates Partner Jeremy D. Kernodle on winning Senate confirmation to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas.

“Jeremy is a phenomenal addition to the federal bench in Texas, combining skill, judgment and a true judicial temperament,” said Haynes and Boone Managing Partner Tim Powers. “Our loss will be the judicial branch’s gain.”

As a partner at Haynes and Boone, Kernodle defended numerous high-stakes cases in federal district courts and appellate courts across the country. He served as chair of the firm’s False Claims Act/Qui Tam Practice Group and has been an active leader in the Dallas community.

Before joining Haynes and Boone, Kernodle served as an attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he was among a small number of lawyers advising the White House and other senior Executive Branch officials on constitutional and other significant legal issues.

Several publications reported the confirmation:

Law360 (Subscription required)

Texas Lawbook (Subscription required)

Texas Lawyer (Subscription required)

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