President Obama Nominates Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to Serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama nominated Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.

“I am pleased to nominate Rebecca Ebinger to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama. “I am confident she will serve the American people with distinction.”

Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger:  Nominee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa

Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger has served as a state district judge in Iowa’s Judicial Election District 5C since 2012.  From 2011 to 2012, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.  From 2009 to 2011, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa.  From 2006 to 2008, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Melloy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  Judge Ebinger began her legal career with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa, where she served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney from 2004 to 2006.  Judge Ebinger received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2004 and her B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University in 1997.