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Local Rules Attorney Advisory Committees

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 2077(b) and Civil Local Rule 83-2, the Court maintains standing attorney committees to provide advice about the content of the local rules. Committee members are selected based primarily on their expertise in the field of federal law to which the committee relates.

Admiralty

  • Jennifer Sanchez (Chair)
  • Rupert Hansen
  • John Hillsman
  • Vickey Quinn

ADR

  • Howard Herman (Chair)
  • Claire Cormier
  • Brian Haughton
  • Judith Droz Keyes
  • Monique Olivier
  • Eric Tate

Civil Rules & Practice

  • Simona Agnolucci
  • Colin Kemp
  • Danielle Ochs
  • Erik Olson
  • Jahan C. Sagafi
  • Sara Winslow
  • Judith Zahid

Habeas Corpus

  • Luis Hernandez (Chair)
  • Todd Borden
  • Elizabeth Garfinkle
  • Leah L. Spero
  • Jill M. Thayer

Patent

  • Michael Berta
  • Annette L. Hurst
  • Doug Lumish
  • Sonal Mehta
  • Charlene Morrow
  • Ashok Ramani