SHAHEEN, AYOTTE STATEMENT ON LANDYA McCAFFERTY CONFIRMATION

McCafferty confirmed as district of New Hampshire federal district court judge by vote of 79-19

December 12, 2013

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) released the following statement on Senate confirmation of Landya McCafferty as the next federal district court judge for the District of New Hampshire.

“Landya is exceptionally qualified and experienced and will be a great addition to the federal bench for the District of New Hampshire,” said Shaheen and Ayotte. “We look forward to her service as the first woman to hold this position in our state now that the Senate has cleared her historic nomination.”

McCafferty has served as the U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of New Hampshire since June 2010.  Her extensive federal court experience includes clerking for the Honorable Norman H. Stahl at both the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire and the First Circuit of Appeals.  She has also clerked for the Honorable A. David Mazzone at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  As a Magistrate Judge, Landya has become a nationally recognized expert and leader on using technology to achieve a more efficient and paperless workflow.