Waterman selected to serve on Federal Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panels

Chief Judge Stephanie M. Rose, United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, selected David Waterman to serve on two Federal Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panels. The two Merit Selection Panels are responsible for considering applicants for a full-time Magistrate Judge position for the Southern District of Iowa and the reappointment of a full-time Magistrate Judge. The first committee is comprised of 11 attorneys and two non-attorneys. The second committee is comprised of seven attorneys and two non-attorneys. The panels will meet and report back to the Court.

David C. Waterman spent more than four years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida where he served as a federal prosecutor in the Appellate and Criminal Divisions. As a federal prosecutor, David argued appeals before the Eleventh Circuit and directed federal and local law enforcement agencies in grand jury and wiretap investigations. In 2020, David joined Lane & Waterman (the fifth generation in his family to practice at L&W). At Lane & Waterman, David’s practice areas include civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, government regulatory and compliance, and appeals.


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