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Martin S. Zwerling

Martin S. Zwerling Deputy Director Martin S. Zwerling, Deputy Director, joined NAD in September 2000. Martin reviews national advertising campaigns, analyzes claim substantiation and has successfully resolved disputes relating to the advertising of drug and health aid products, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, dietary supplements, infant formula and consumer goods. Martin has also successfully argued before the National Advertising Review Board. Martin often lectures on claim substantiation and the NAD self-regulatory process. Prior to joining the NAD, Martin served as a...

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Annie M. Ugurlayan

Annie M. Ugurlayan Assistant Director of Communications Annie Ugurlayan is Assistant Director of Communications at the National Advertising Division. Since she joined NAD in 2003, she has handled hundred of cases and has successfully argued appeals before the National Advertising Review Board. Annie also serves as a liaison to local Better Business Bureaus relating to advertising review. She oversees case management and is a resource to first-time users of the system, explaining the self-regulatory process and how to be most responsive to an NAD inquiry. Annie is also a frequent lecturer at...

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Kathleen Dunnigan

Kathleen Dunnigan Senior Staff Attorney Kathleen Dunnigan, Staff Attorney, joined NAD March 2008. Prior to joining NAD she has worked for the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Division defending children in both child welfare and juvenile delinquent proceedings. She was also a staff attorney at the Center for Appellate Litigation representing indigent defendants and a public policy advocate at the Center for HIV Law and Policy. For many years, Kat litigated employment discrimination and civil rights claims representing only employees. She has been involved in many New Jersey employment...

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Hal Hodes

Hal Hodes Senior Staff Attorney Staff Attorney Hal Hodes joined NAD in August 2012. Prior to joining NAD, Hal worked in private practice focusing on litigation. As an associate at McAloon & Friedman, P.C., he represented hospitals and other health care practitioners in malpractice litigation and proceedings undHaer the New York State Mental Hygiene Law. Previously, Hal was an attorney at the New York City Human Resources Administration, where he represented the City’s social services programs. Hal is also on the steering committee of a prominent voting rights group, conducting research...

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Anuradha Gokhale

Anuradha Gokhale Staff Attorney Anu Gokhale, Staff Attorney, who joined NAD in February 2015, reviews national advertising campaigns and analyzes claim substantiation relating to the advertising of dietary supplements and consumer goods. Prior to joining NAD, Anu was a litigator at King & Spalding LLP in New York City, where she represented a wide variety of clients in intellectual property and complex commercial matters. Anu has also served as a visiting lawyer with South Africa’s largest public interest organization, Legal Resources Centre, where she handled refugee and environmental...

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Robyn Lewis

Robyn Lewis Staff Attorney Robyn Lewis, Staff Attorney, joined NAD in November 2016. Prior to joining NAD, Robyn worked as the staff attorney at the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) for more than a year. Prior to ERSP,  Robyn was a litigator at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including, securities fraud, antitrust, internal investigations and other complex commercial disputes. She was also an attorney at Bronx Defenders where she represented indigent defendants accused of misdemeanor offenses. During law school, Robyn...

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