June 11, 2018: M. Miller Baker was nominated as a U.S. Court of International Trade Judge on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Baker, of Louisiana, is currently a litigation partner and co-chairman of the appellate practice group at the Washington, D.C., office of MCDermott Will and Emery, LLP, where he has worked for the last seventeen years. As an appellate lawyer, Baker has argued appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court and nine of the thirteen federal Courts of Appeals. As a trial lawyer, Baker has worked in state and federal trial courts in seventeen states and Washington, D.C. Earlier in his career, Baker was a lawyer for Sen. Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican, at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and he worked at the U.S. Department of Justice as a Special Assistant for the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights and as an Attorney-Adviser at the Office of Legal Policy. Baker received his law degree from the Tulane University Law School.