"From serving as Solicitor General to serving in the Manhattan District Attorney's office to clerking for the U.S. Supreme Court, Caitlin Halligan has spent her career excelling at the highest levels of the justice system, and she has an unparalleled record of experience in both public service and private practice. She has advocated for tenants, for gun violence prevention, and for equal pay for the soccer players of the U.S. Women's National Team. Her qualifications are stellar and her intellect is unmatched.
"I am proud to have nominated Caitlin Halligan to serve as Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, and I am pleased that she has been confirmed by the Senate with bipartisan support.
"I am confident that Caitlin Halligan will be a phenomenal addition to our state's highest court, helping the New York State Court of Appeals once again become one of our country's leading examples of thoughtful, high-quality jurisprudence."