Fox-McDonough, 55, of New Hyde Park, is running on the Democratic, Green, Working Families and Women’s Equality party lines. Since 2014, she has been a principal law clerk to Judge Norman St. George of the Nassau County District Court. She earned both her undergraduate and law degrees from St. John’s University. Fox-McDonough began her legal career in the Queens County district attorney’s office, where she spent 10 years as a prosecutor in the Special Victims Bureau, serving as a senior assistant district attorney in the Appeals Bureau, and later becoming supervisor of the Domestic Violence Unit. From 1997-2001, she served as a principal law clerk to Justice Arthur Cooperman and from 2006 to 2014 to Justice Barry Kron, both in the Criminal Term of the Queens County Supreme Court. Fox-McDonough was a prosecutor in the Nassau County Traffic Parking Violations Agency from 2004 to 2006. She has been an adjunct professor at Queens College, Nassau Community College and Molloy College. Fox-McDonough was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1988. She is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County, the Queens County District Attorney Association and Irish Americans in Government.