Andrea Sharrin is Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) in the Department of Justice where she supervises 14 federal prosecutors and has responsibility for the Department's intellectual property criminal enforcement program nationwide. Prior to serving as Deputy Chief for CCIPS, Andrea was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia where she prosecuted a wide variety of criminal cases involving narcotics, weapons, violent crime and other felony offenses. Ms. Sharrin also has extensive civil litigation experience having served as Senior Counsel to Federal Programs Branch in the Department's Civil Division where she litigated cases raising constitutional, statutory and administrative challenges to federal laws, regulations and policies, as well as employment discrimination cases, and as a Director for Civil Litigation in the Recording Industry Association of America. Ms. Sharrin is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center. She began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Lowell A. Reed, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.