Myrna Pérez

President Biden nominated Myrna Pérez to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on June 15 to the seat vacated by Judge Denny Chin, who took senior status on June 1, 2021. Ms. Pérez served as a civil rights lawyer, spending her career working to ensure that every American can have an equal voice in elections. As a lawyer who has litigated complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the country, she is eminently qualified to serve as an appellate jurist. When she was confirmed on October 25, 2021, she became be one of only two Latinx judges serving on the Second Circuit, and the court’s only Latina.