Washington, DC (KINY) President Donald Trump appointed Jon Katchen to the U.S. District Court of Alaska.
Katchen is counsel in the law offices of Holland & Hart in Anchorage. His practice focuses on commercial and natural resources litigation, including oil and gas law. He previously worked for five years for the law firm of Crowell & Mooring LLP in Anchorage, and was an Intergovernmental Coordinator for the State of Alaska's Department of Natural Resources between 2010-2012.
Katchen also has served as Special Assistant ot the Attorney General of Alaska. He earned his B.A., cum laude and his M.A. from Boston College and his J.D from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.