The U.S. Senate voted in July to confirm W. Scott Hardy '96 J.D. as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Hardy was previously a shareholder at Ogletree Deakins in Pittsburgh.
He filled the vacancy left by another Notre Dame Law School graduate, Nora Barry Fischer '76 J.D., who took senior status in 2019.
- U.S. Senate approves Pittsburgh attorney for federal bench, from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 27, 2020
- Ogletree Deakins' Scott Hardy confirmed to federal bench, from Ogletree Deakins on July 30, 2020