WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson announced today their agreement to recommend to the White House two Wisconsinites for consideration to be U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.

The candidates, Diane Schlipper and Sopen Shah, were recommended to the Senators by the bipartisan Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission that has been established to provide recommendations for nominations during the 117th Congress for United States Attorneys and federal judicial positions.

The full text of the Wisconsin Senators’ letter of recommendation to the White House is below and here. An online version of this release is available here.

May 21, 2021

The President

The White House

Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

We are pleased to recommend the following two individuals to fill the open U.S. Attorney position for the Western District of Wisconsin:

             Diane Schlipper

            Sopen Shah   

These candidates were among those selected by a bipartisan commission that we established to screen applicants, and we are pleased to recommend them to you.


Ron Johnson                                                               Tammy Baldwin

United States Senator                                                 United States Senator

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