The U.S. Senate has confirmed Edmond E. Chang as a district judge for the Northern District of Illinois.  Chang had served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois since 1999.  He was the Chief of Appeals for the Criminal Division for the last five years. He previously worked at Sidley Austin in Chicago, and served as a law clerk to Judge Marvin Aspen in the Northern District and Judge James Ryan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.  Judge Chang’s confirmation leaves the Northern District with three vacancies on the bench.

Welcome to the Northern District bench Judge Chang.