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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Nominates Judge Danny C. Reeves to Serve on the United States Sentencing Commission

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Judge Danny C. Reeves to serve on the United States Sentencing Commission.

“Throughout his career, Judge Danny C. Reeves has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to justice,” said President Obama. “I am confident he will continue to serve with excellence and integrity on the United States Sentencing Commission.”

Judge Danny C. Reeves:  Nominee for the United States Sentencing Commission

Judge Danny C. Reeves is a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, a position he has held since 2001.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Reeves was a partner in the Lexington, Kentucky office of Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (formerly Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC), where he practiced civil litigation from 1983 to 2001.  Judge Reeves began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., then of the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky from 1981 to 1983.  He received his J.D. from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University in 1981 and his B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University in 1978.