|Michael R. Wilner was appointed as a United States Magistrate Judge in 2011. Prior to his appointment, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and a Deputy Chief in the Major Frauds Section of the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2000, he served as a civil enforcement attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Los Angeles, and was appointed as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. Prior to entering federal service, he was a litigation associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in Century City.|
Judge Wilner received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. While in law school, he served as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.