Padmanabhan Srikanth ‘Sri’ Srinivasan is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District Of Coulmbia Circuit. Srinivasan has extensive U.S. Supreme Court experience with around 25 cases argued as a Principal Deputy Solicitor General of the United States. He has been identified as a potential nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia as Justice of the United States Supreme Court in February 2016.
As of 12th March 2016, he made it to the very short short list of President Obama's probate list for SC Judge. The others are Chief Judge Merrick Garland, 63, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; and Paul Watford, 48, a judge on the California-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.