Casey Applauds Nomination of Mariani to U.S. District Court for the Middle District

WASHINGTON, DC—Following the announcement that President Obama would nominate Robert David Mariani to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement:

“I am very pleased that President Obama has nominated Robert Mariani to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  He is an excellent lawyer, a pillar of the community and a fine man.  I hope that the Senate will quickly take up his nomination.”

Robert David Mariani has spent the past 34 years as a civil litigator in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he specializes in labor and employment law.  Since 2001, he has been sole shareholder in the law firm of Robert D. Mariani, P.C.  Before that, Mariani was sole proprietor in the Law Office of Robert D. Mariani from 1993 to 2001 and was a partner in the law firm of Mariani & Greco from 1979 to 1993.  He received his J.D. cum laude in 1976 from Syracuse University College of Law and his A.B. cum laude in 1972 from Villanova University.