On October 17, 2011 the International Trade Commission announced that it had appointed two new administrative law judges to fill the vacancies created by the retirement of ALJ Carl Charneski and Chief ALJ Paul Luckern.  Judges David P. Shaw and Thomas B. Pender will become Administrative Law Judges effective October 24, 2011.

ALJ Shaw holds a bachelor's degree from George Washington University and a law degree from American University's Washington College of Law.  From 1987 to 2010, ALJ Shaw served as an Attorney-Advisor in the ITC's Office of Administrative Law Judges.  Immediately prior to his appointment, ALJ Shaw served as an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.

ALJ Pender hold a bachelor's degree from the Virginia Military Institute and a law degree from Emory University.  Immediately prior to his appointment, ALJ Pender also served as an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.