Before joining the Law School as a fellow, Narechania clerked for Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. From 2012 to 2013, he served as special counsel at the Federal Communications Commission where he held primary responsibility for matters relating to the commission’s net neutrality rules.
Narechania earned undergraduate degrees in political science and electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley and previously worked at Microsoft.
The Julius Silver Program in Law, Science, and Technology was established in 1985 with a generous gift from Julius Silver ’24 and sponsors and coordinates the Law School’s advanced courses in fields related to science and technology. As a research fellow, Narechania focuses on patent and telecommunications law.
Narechania’s clerkship with Justice Breyer will begin in the October 2015 term. His fellowship ends in July 2015.
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