Chief District Judge, USDC Eastern District of Texas
Judge Rodney Gilstrap was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas and was confirmed in 2011. He assumed the position of Chief Judge in 2018.
Monica Brown is the Assistant General Counsel for Worldwide Refrigeration, a division of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE LII), a global leader in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration markets.
Ophelia Camiña is a partner with the trial boutique firm of Susman Godfrey, LLP where she specializes in complex commercial cases. Because of her impressive track record, she is especially sought after by clients facing complex, high-stakes and “bet-the-company” cases.
Shamoil T. Shipchandler is a partner in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice at Jones Day. Shamoil formerly served as a senior officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas.
Joseph D. Brown was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas on February 26, 2018. Nominated by President Donald J. Trump, Mr. Brown serves as the chief federal law enforcement officer in the Eastern District of Texas, an area covering 43 counties with a population of more than 3.5 million.
Attorney General Martinez earned his doctorate in legal and socio-economic sciences from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, in Bogota, Colombia. Additionally, he has a specialization in Economic Sciences, Commercial Law and Family Law at the same university.