Maria Kahn

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

NominatedJuly 29, 2022

ConfirmedMarch 9, 2023

Maria Kahn was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on March 9, 2023. She previously served as a Supreme Court justice for the Connecticut Supreme Court, a role she had since 2017. Prior to that appointment, she served as a judge for the state Appellate Court and Superior Court. Kahn was an Assistant District Attorney in New Haven from 1997 to 2006.From 1993 to 1997, Kahn was a staff attorney at the Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities, and from 1991 to 1993, she was a Deputy Assistant Public Defender in the Division of Public Defender Services.  Kahn served as law clerk for Judge Peter Dorsey, a U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Connecticut from 1989 to 1991. Kahn graduated from New York University with a B.A. in 1986 and graduated with a J.D. from Fordham Law School in 1989.