CDLI is training the next generation of data lawyers.  The CDLI program attracts JD students with prior demonstrated interest and proactive experience in technology and/or organizational uses of data.  Their goal is to have careers in the new data-driven world.  Some have worked or interned at major corporations, consultancies, law firms, data services vendors and government agencies.



“Ruchi has been a welcome addition to our team.   She is creative, energetic and intelligent and her Cardozo training has equipped her well to participate in our strategic discussions regarding product differentiation and market opportunities.   It’s wonderful to work with someone with such energy and enthusiasm.  We’re hoping to make Ruchi a permanent member of our team.”

Jo Sherman, Founder & CEO, EDT

Ruchi's Education

 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Class of 2016
 New York University, New York, NY
 Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy; Concentration in Economics; Minor in Law and Society

Ruchi's Experience

 EDT, New York, NY
 CDLI Extern, June 2014- present
 Researches and drafts internal memos and articles pertaining to the data protection, privacy, and e-discovery laws in the EU and US and the legal/regulatory changes to the EU data protection regime and cross border issues. Conducts competitive market research to scope new business opportunities, participates and conducts sales calls, creates marketing campaign alongside senior company personnel, and develops and recommends business strategies for company.

 ACA Compliance Group, New York, NY

 Compliance Analyst, May 2011 – August 2012

SBLI USA-Mutual Life Insurance, New York, New York

 Business Analyst Intern for Strategic Planning & Investments, April 2009 – April 2010

Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY

 Business Development and Marketing Intern, September 2008 to April 2009

Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

 Intern- Global Wealth Management Group, July 2008 to September 2008



Sarah's Education

 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Class of 2016
 The George Washington University, School of Business Washington, DC
 Bachelor of Business Administration December 2009
 Graduated Cum Laude with a G.P.A. of 3.52, Major in Finance
 Deans List, Major G.P.A. 3.83

Sarah's Experience

Ernst & Young, New York, NY

CDLI Extern, June - August 2014

Price Waterhouse Cooper, Minneapolis, MN
 Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing, September 2011 – June 2013

Ernst & Young, Minneapolis, MN

 Staff Consultant, Transfer Pricing, July 2010 – September 2011

City of Saint Paul, Mayor’s Office, Saint Paul, MN

 Intern, Government Relations, June – August 2009

Ironshore Insurance, LTD, New York, NY

 Intern, Compliance, May – August 2008

Neuberger Berman, LLC, New York, NY

 Intern, Private Asset Management Group, June – August 2007

U.S. Congress, Washington, DC

 Intern, Office of Representative Eliot L. Engel, January – May 2007