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First Black Woman Confirmed to New Jersey’s Supreme Court

August 27, 2020

Bloomberg
By Elise Young

Fabiana Pierre-Louis, the daughter of Haitian immigrants and a former federal prosecutor, was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate as the first Black woman to serve on the state’s highest court.

Pierre-Louis is a partner in the Cherry Hill office of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, specializing in white-collar crime and government investigations, according to the firm’s website. A graduate of Rutgers University Law School, she practiced for nine years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey, serving as an assistant U.S. attorney in Newark and later as attorney-in-charge for Trenton and then Camden.

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