Julia Kernochan Tama

Julia Kernochan Tama is counsel in the firm’s Regulatory Affairs Group, where she focuses her practice on privacy and data security matters including financial and health privacy, marketing and advertising, and emerging issues related to the Internet and new media. Ms. Tama advises on compliance with existing laws and regulations, represents clients facing government inquiries or enforcement actions by agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission, and advocates on behalf of clients concerned about the impact of proposed legislation or agency regulation. Ms. Tama also counsels companies responding to potential data security breaches.

Prior to joining Venable, Ms. Tama served as Judiciary Committee Counsel to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), where her portfolio included privacy, data security, consumer protection, child Internet safety, foreign intelligence surveillance, and homeland security issues. Drawing on her years on Capitol Hill, Ms. Tama provides clients with insight into the legislative process, as well as substantive experience in legislative drafting, analysis and negotiation. Ms. Tama’s familiarity with committee hearings and investigations equips her to advise clients responding to congressional scrutiny.

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Areas of Practice 1) Privacy and Data Security, 2) Legislative and Government Affairs, 3) Advertising and Marketing, 4) Advertising and Marketing Litigation, 5) Consumer Finance, 6) Regulatory, 7) Anti-Money Laundering and 8) Payment Processing and Merchant Services
Law School Yale Law School (J.D., 2005)
Education Swarthmore College (B.A.,1998)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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