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September 2017

First South Asian-American to be named Judge for Second Circuit

Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara

Sanket Bulsara was appointed as a magistrate judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on August 28, 2017. This appointment makes Bulsara the first South Asian-American to serve as a judge within the second circuit. Bulsara most recently worked within the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) briefly as acting general counsel and senior officer in 2017 and, prior to that, as deputy general counsel for appellate litigation and adjudication from 2015 to 2017. View profile ↓

 

Third Woman to Sit on New Hampshire Supreme Court

Associate Justice Anna Barbara “Bobbie” Hantz Marconi

The New Hampshire Executive Council unanimously approved Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi, also known as Bobbie Hantz, to be the next associate justice on the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Governor Chris Sununu nominated Hantz Marconi on June 6, 2017 and she was sworn in by the Governor on August 8, 2017. This makes Hantz Marconi the court’s 108th justice and only the third woman to sit on the bench. During the swearing-in ceremony, Hantz Marconi stated, “I pledge to you my experience, my passion, my curiosity and my hard work and I thank you for this great honor.” View profile ↓

 

Former EOP Employee Joins Law Firm

Maya Uppaluru

Maya Uppaluru, who was most recently a member of the health care team at the U.S. Digital Service, joined Crowell & Moring LLP as an associate on the firm’s digital health team. In this new role, Uppaluru provides legal advice, strategic counseling, and policy direction to digital health and health information technology clients. Before her stint at the U.S. Digital Service, Uppaluru served in various roles in the government, including as a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attorney and later as an advisor to the White House chief technology officer. View profile ↓

 

Longtime FTC Member Joins Law Firm

Steven M. Wernikoff

Steven M. Wernikoff, the former enforcement director for the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation, joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as a partner in the firm’s Chicago, IL office. Wernikoff will be co-leading both the Data Security and Privacy Litigation and the Autonomous Vehicle practice groups. Before joining the firm, Wernikoff spent a total of 17 years at the Federal Trade Commission, during which he was lead litigation counsel in several cases dealing with numerous e-commerce and emerging technology issues, including internet advertising, spam, and telemarketing. View profile ↓


 

 

 

Sanket J. Bulsara

Magistrate Judge

Chambers of Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara, United States District Courts

225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tel: (718) 613-2550

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Leadership® People ID 2001037270

Positions

 

Magistrate Judge, Chambers of Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara, United States District Courts

Start Date: 2017

Location:

225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201 
Tel: (718) 613-2550

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Harvard 1998 BA, 2002 JD

 

 

Career History

 

Deputy General Counsel for Appellate Litigation and Adjudication, Office of the General Counsel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission (2015-2017)

 

Acting General Counsel and Senior Officer, Office of the General Counsel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission (2017)

 

Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

 

Planning and Data Analysis Manager, Department of Education, City of New York, New York (2004-2005)

 

Associate, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (2003)

 

Law Clerk, Staff, United States District Courts

 

 


 

Anna Barbara "Bobbie" Hantz Marconi

Associate Justice

Chambers of Associate Justice Anna Barbara Hantz, New Hampshire Supreme Court

One Charles Doe Drive, Concord, NH 03301-6160

Tel: (603) 271-2646

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Leadership® People ID 2016415222

Positions

 

Associate Justice, Chambers of Associate Justice Anna Barbara Hantz, New Hampshire Supreme Court

Start Date: 2017

Location:

One Charles Doe Drive, Concord, NH 03301-6160 
Tel: (603) 271-2646

 

 

Bio

 

Education: New Hampshire 1977 BA; Chicago-Kent 1992 JD

Bar Admissions: Maine; Massachusetts; New Hampshire; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Maine; United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

 

 

Career History

 

Member-at-Large, Management Committee, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA (2016-2017)

 

 


 

Maya Uppaluru

Associate

Health Care Practice Group, Crowell & Moring LLP

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., 10th Floor (North Side), Washington, DC 20004-2595

Tel: (202) 624-2500

Fax: (202) 628-5116

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Leadership® People ID 2016886430

Positions

 

Associate, Health Care Practice Group, Crowell & Moring LLP

Start Date: 2017

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Location:

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., 10th Floor (North Side), Washington, DC 20004-2595 
Tel: (202) 624-2500
Fax: (202) 628-5116

 

 

Bio

 

Education: UC Irvine 2007 BA; Maryland Law 2011 JD

 

 

Career History

 

Digital Service Team Member, U.S. Digital Service, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President (2016-2017)

 

Policy Advisor for Health Data, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President (2015-2016)

 

Health IT Liaison, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President (2015)

 

 


 

Steven M. Wernikoff

Partner

Chicago, IL Office, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

One South Wacker Drive, 28th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4617

Direct-Dial: (312) 701-9380

swernikoff@honigman.com

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Positions

 

Partner [Co-Leader, Data Security and Privacy Litigation; and Autonomous Vehicle Practice Groups], Chicago, IL Office, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Start Date: 2017

Location:

One South Wacker Drive, 28th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4617 
Direct-Dial: (312) 701-9380
swernikoff@honigman.com

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Penn State BA; Northwestern JD

 

 

Career History

 

Enforcement Director, Office of Technology Research and Investigation, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (2015-2017)

 

Senior Staff Attorney, Federal Trade Commission (2000-2015)

 

Associate, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (1994-1997)