National Association of Attorneys General
About the Authors
Amie Ely is director of the Center for Ethics and Public Integrity for the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) and NAGTRI program counsel. She also staffs the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Criminal Law Committee and the Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Relations Working Group. Prior to joining NAGTRI, Amie was with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York for seven years.
Hedda Litwin is NAAG Cyberspace Law chief counsel and NAGTRI program counsel. She is responsible for developing cybercrime, electronic discovery, and crime victims’ services training programs and supporting attorneys’ general cyberspace initiatives. She writes the bi-monthly NAGTRI Cybercrime E-Newsletter and NAGTRI Privacy Law Newsletter, and the monthly NAGTRI E-Discovery Bulletin. She staffs the NAAG Internet Safety/Cyber Privacy and Security Committee and Gaming Committee, as well as the NAAG Southern Region. She currently serves on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Task Force on Cyber Frauds.
Emily Myers is NAAG antitrust and powers and duties chief counsel and has been with NAAG since 1993. She is the editor of NAAG’s third edition book, “State Attorneys General Powers and Responsibilities” and the author of chapters on state antitrust enforcement in American Bar Association and state bar publications. As antitrust counsel, Emily assists states in their multistate activities and maintains the NAAG Multistate Litigation Database, a comprehensive database of state antitrust cases since 1990.
Olha N.M. Rybakoff serves as senior counsel in the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, where she handles consumer protection, telemarketing and false claims litigation. Before joining the office in 2005, she served as deputy attorney general and director of the Delaware Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division from 1997 - 2005. Before then, she was in private practice with the Wilmington, Delaware law firm of Connolly, Bove, Lodge & Hutz beginning in 1984, handling general, commercial and patent litigation matters.
Dan Schweitzer is director and chief counsel for the NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy and has worked at NAAG for 20 years. The Center staff conducts moot courts for state attorneys who argue in the Court, edits 45-50 state briefs each Term, facilitates communication among the states on amicus briefs, and holds annual training programs.