Saritha Komatireddy is an American lawyer and Deputy Chief of General Crimes in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York who is a nominee to be a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Komatireddy earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Harvard University, and her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School where she also served on the Harvard Law Review.
Legal and academic career
Upon graduating law school, Komatireddy served as a law clerk to then-Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She served as counsel to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. She also worked for the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District New York as the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator and later as Deputy Chief of General Crimes. She was in private practice at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, PLLC. She is currently a lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School and previously taught at George Washington University Law School.
Nomination to district court
On February 12, 2020, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Komatireddy to serve as a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.