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NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Nominates Fabiana Pierre-Louis To The State’s Highest Court

June 5, 2020

Essence
By Breanna Edwards

IF FABIANA PIERRE-LOUIS IS CONFIRMED BY THE STATE SENATE, SHE WILL BE THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO EVER SERVE ON THE NJ SUPREME COURT.

On Friday, NJ Gov. Phil Murphy will announce his first pick for the state’s Supreme Court since taking office, and it will be a historic one.

Murphy will nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a partner at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, to be the next associate justice of the state’s highest court. If the state Senate confirms the nomination, Pierre-Louis will be the first Black woman to ever sit on the court.

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