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Katie is partner in the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation group. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Katie spent nine years as a federal prosecutor with the Norfolk Division of United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, where she focused on prosecuting white-collar crimes, including healthcare and securities fraud, federal tax violations, and various forms of fraud against government programs.

On Feb. 10, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act, which targets the online proliferation of child sexual abuse material by paring back online service providers’ broad immunity under the Communications Act of 1934.

Read on for analysis of this legislation, which could open websites and tech