Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro, of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, is pleased to announce that Elayna J. Youchah has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable George W. Foley, Jr., United States Magistrate Judge in Las Vegas, Nevada. Judge Foley will be retiring August 5, 2019.
Ms. Youchah has been an Equity Partner at Jackson Lewis since 2009. Prior to working for Jackson Lewis, she was an Equity Partner at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; a Partner at Schreck Brignone; an Associate at Morrison & Forester; and, a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Ms. Youchah received her law degree from the University of Southern California, graduating Order of the Coif; her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington; and, her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.
Ms. Youchah will assume the position of a United States Magistrate Judge on August 6, 2019. The term of appointment is eight years.