Carper, Coons Applaud Nomination of Judge Leonard Stark to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement applauding President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Leonard P. Stark to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit:

“Judge Len Stark has the experience, intellect and temperament to be an outstanding U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge. His more than a decade on the Delaware District Court bench, combined with his years as a Federal Magistrate Judge, Assistant U.S. Attorney and litigator have given him a range of experience that demonstrates why President Biden nominated him for this distinguished position,” said Senators Carper and Coons. “He has shown time and time again that he has the heart of a public servant. We look forward to a swift hearing and confirmation process.”

Judge Stark was nominated to the U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, by President Barack Obama on March 17, 2010, was confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010. He served as Chief Judge from 2014 – 2021. Stark served as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware from 2007 – 2010. He graduated from the University of Delaware, University of Oxford and Yale Law School.