Nicole Berner, general counsel to the Service Employees International Union, was picked for a seat on the Richmond, Virginia-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. New Jersey attorney Adeel Mangi was nominated for the Third Circuit, which is based in Philadelphia.

Berner has served as SEIU’s in-house counsel since 2006 after working as a staff attorney for Planned Parenthood Federation of America for two years. She also worked as a litigation associate at Jenner & Block after a stint as a visiting attorney at Yigal Arnon & Co. in Jerusalem, according to a biography provided by the White House.