May 12, 2018

Legislature Announces Details of
Attorney General Screening Process

Legislative leaders today released a list of candidates who have applied to fill the vacancy in the Office of Attorney General. The list of candidates is as follows:

Thomas J. Abinanti
Lloyd Constantine
Michael D. Diederich, Jr
Jose W. Fernandez
Nicole Gueron
Elizabeth Holtzman
Thomas E. Humbach
Doris Ling-Cohan
Daniel J. O'Donnell
Sean Patrick Maloney
Mina Quinto Malik
Leecia Roberta Eve
Jennifer P. Stergion
Barbara D. Underwood
David Yassky
Alex Zapesochny

Interviews will be held by a bi-partisan, bicameral committee of the Legislature on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 16, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Hamilton Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building in Albany. These interviews will be open to the public and will be available for live viewing on the New York State Assembly website:

Candidates will be given the opportunity to make an opening statement and to answer questions from members of the committee in order to assess their qualifications for the posi The Committee will be chaired by Assemblymember Joseph Lentol and include the following legislators:

Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz;
Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes;
Assemblymember Matthew Titone;
Assemblymember William Barclay;
Assemblymember Brian Curran;
Senator Martin Dilan; and
Senator Brad Hoylman.