Honorable Faith S. Hochberg (ret.)

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

THE HONORABLE FAITH S. HOCHBERG (ret.) is a nationally recognized Federal Judge and former United States Attorney known for her broad expertise in complex corporate, employment and patent litigation.  Judge Hochberg retired from the bench in March, 2015.  She now serves as an independent mediator and arbitrator. Judge Hochberg was twice nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate, first as United States Attorney and then as a United States District Judge. During her tenure on the bench, she has presided over many MDL cases and class actions involving pharmaceuticals, antitrust, insurance cases.  She has been invited to speak nationwide and abroad about patent litigation, trade secrets and employment law, and ADR.  She has been a Patent Pilot judge and was vice chair of the Local Patent Rules Committee in the District of New Jersey.  She is co-chair of the Judges Committee of the Federal Circuit Bar Association. Judge Hochberg graduated from Harvard Law School with a J.D., magna cum laude, where she was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review.  She graduated, summa cum laude, from Tufts University.