Governor Malloy has nominated 11 state residents to fill vacancies for judgeships on the Connecticut Superior Court. There are currently 42 vacancies.
One of the nominees is Tracy Lee Dayton of Weston. She has served as a trial and appellate lawyer practicing in the areas of white collar and securities enforcement defense, investigations, and complex litigation. In this position, she represents individuals and businesses in connection with investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory agencies involving, among other things, securities and corporate fraud, and public corruption.
Dayton served 10 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Connecticut. She was the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Chief of Violent Crimes and Narcotics. She was also the Deputy Chief of Violent Crimes and Terrorism in the Eastern District of New York. As an AUSA, Dayton handled matters involving racketeering, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, and terrorism.
Her previous experience also includes working as Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in California, as an Adjunct Professor with the Fordham University School of Law, and as a Business Leader in Forensic Audit with MasterCard International.