Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released the following statement after President Biden nominated Myrna Pérez to United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Leader Schumer recommended Ms. Pérez to the White House for nomination to federal bench.
“With a national focus on voting rights right now, it’s a significant step to elevate Ms. Pérez, one of the country’s foremost voting rights and election experts, to the federal bench. I am so proud I championed Ms. Pérez to the Second Circuit. She is an accomplished attorney who has dedicated her career to equal justice under the law. She will bring a passion for the rule of law, voting rights and justice to her post on the Second Circuit. She is a perfect example of our push to bring balance, experience, and professional and personal diversity back to the federal judiciary.”