Judge Aileen Mercedes Cannon

Judge Aileen Mercedes Cannon

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

ABA Rating: Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 56-21 on November 12, 2020

  • Duke University, BA 2003
  • University of Michigan Law School, JD 2007
  • Law Clerk to Judge Steven Colloton, United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • Private Practice, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 2009-2012
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, 2013-2020

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cardin (D-MD), Casey (D-PA), Duckworth (D-IL), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hirono (D-HI), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Markey (D-MA), Merkley (D-OR), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Schumer (D-NY), Smith (D-MN), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warren (D-MA), Wyden (D-OR)