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been recognized as the panel lawyer of the year as well as being listed in Best Lawyers in America for criminal defense. Judge Frensley graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University in 1995.
HON. JOHN M. GERRARD is a United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska. He was appointed to the federal bench in 2012 by President Barack Obama. Judge Gerrard moved to the fed-
eral bench after serving for 161⁄2 years on Nebraska’s Supreme Court. He was appointed to this position in 1995 by then Governor E. Benjamin Nelson. During his time on Nebraska’s high court, Judge Gerrard helped lead court initiatives that promoted racial and ethnic fairness in the state court system. Prior to his appoint- ment to Nebraska’s Supreme Court, Judge Gerrard worked in private practice for 14 years. His practice focused on both civil and criminal litigation. Judge Gerrard began his professional career as a state pro- bation officer in Norfolk, Nebraska, where he worked with both juvenile and adult offenders. Judge Gerrard earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University (1976); a Masters in Public Administration degree from the University of Arizona (1977); and, a Juris Doctorate degree from Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California (1981). He is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he was board certified
as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
HON. MiTCHEll S. GOlDBERG is a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He was appointed to the federal bench in 2008 by President George W. Bush. Prior to his ele- vation to the federal bench, Judge Goldberg served
on the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Judge Goldberg’s career as a practicing attorney started at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he worked in both the trial and appellate divisions. He later joined the law firm of Cozen O’Connor, where his practice focused on commercial litigation. Judge Goldberg was eventually promoted to senior partner, and also served as the manager of Cozen’s Arson and Fraud Unit. Judge Goldberg returned to the public sector in 1997, serving as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania where he handled mostly white collar crime cases, both before the District Court and
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the United Stated Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Judge Goldberg is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law (1986) where he was a member of Temple’s first ever trial team. He presently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Temple Law teaching both civil and criminal advanced trial advocacy.
PROF. ORiN S. KERR is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School, and as of January 2018 he will be a Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Professor Kerr is
a former trial attorney in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. He clerked for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court. Professor Kerr earned a BSE from Princeton University, an MS from Stanford University, and a JD from Harvard University.
NEil H. MACBRiDE is a partner in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Group. His practice focuses on govern- ment enforcement actions, internal investigations, congressional investigations, and complex civil litiga- tion. Before joining Davis Polk in 2014, Mr. MacBride served as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District
of Virginia. Nominated by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Mr. MacBride was appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder to the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee and also chaired its Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee. Before his appointment as U.S. Attorney, Mr. MacBride served as the Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. He ear- lier served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Business Software Alliance, an international trade association for the software and hardware indus-
try, where he oversaw global anti-piracy enforcement programs in 75 countries to combat unlicensed and counterfeit software. He also served as Chief Counsel and Staff Director for then-Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. on the Senate Judiciary Committee and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia. Mr. MacBride is earned his B.A. from Houghton College (magna
cum laude), and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
No recommendation presented herein represents T H E C R I M I N A L J U S T I C E A C T the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United States unless approved by the Conference itself.

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