December 17, 2021

Gillibrand Announces Her Recommendation For U.S. District Court For The Southern District Of New York, Jennifer Rochon, Has Been Nominated By President Biden

U.S. Senator Gillibrand applauded President Biden for nominating Jennifer L. Rochon to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Gillibrand recommended Rochon to President Biden earlier this year.

“I am proud and grateful that President Biden has nominated Jennifer Rochon to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York,” said Gillibrand. “With her deep understanding of federal law, Ms. Rochon will bring a record of accomplishment and a sharp legal mind to the Southern District. She is a qualified and fair-minded nominee and I urge the Senate to move swiftly on her confirmation.”                                                                                                                                 

Jennifer L. Rochon is the first General Counsel of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Previously, Ms. Rochon was a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP from 2006 to 2013 and an associate at the firm from 2000 to 2006. Ms. Rochon served as a law clerk for Judge Maryanne Trump Barry on both the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 2000 and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1997 to 1999. She previously served in the Peace Corps.

Ms. Rochon received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1997 and her A.B., with distinction, from the University of Michigan in 1992.