Judge Hochberg served over 15 years as a federal judge in the District of New Jersey. In 2015, she founded Hochberg ADR [www.JudgeHochberg.com], based in New York, to provide Mediation, Arbitration and strategic Advisory services to counsel in the U.S. and internationally. Judge Hochberg also serves as a Court-Appointed Monitor in an international cybersecurity case, and as a court-appointed Special Master in both a Trade Secrets/Patent case and an Antitrust MDL.
Judge Hochberg previously served as The United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, and prior to that, she was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. She has twice been confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Judge Hochberg has also spent many years in the private practice of law; as Legal Assistant to the Chairman of the SEC; and as a top official in a bank regulatory agency.
Judge Hochberg is known for her broad expertise in all complex cases: class actions, corporate contract, insurance, banking & financial institutions, securities, antitrust, pharmaceutical, patent, and all intellectual property litigation. She is listed on the rosters of AAA, ICDR, Federal Arbitration, CPR, WIPO, ITC and ICC and is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators.
In her community, Judge Hochberg serves on the Advisory Board of the Innovation Center for Law & Technology, at New York Law School.
Judge Hochberg graduated from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, where she was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review, and earned a B.A., summa cum laude, from Tufts University. She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She also attended the London School of Economics.
In her few moments of spare time, Judge Hochberg is an artist whose paintings and wearable art have been shown in galleries, boutiques and museum stores.