On April 25, 2022, President Biden nominated Nancy Maldonado to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Maldonado is a labor and employment attorney who has dedicated her career to representing workers. A partner at leading civil rights firm Miner, Barnhill & Galland, P.C., she has litigated extensively in the Northern District. She would be the first Latina to serve as a federal judge in the state of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit, which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
Maldonado was confirmed by the Senate on July 19, 2022.