Member of Senate, January 10, 2007 to January 12, 2011. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2007-11 (environment subcommittee, 2007-11; ethics & election law subcommittee, 2007-11; health subcommittee, 2008-11; chair, special committee on renewables & clean energy, 2007-11); Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2007-11; Joint Committee on Health Care Delivery and Financing, 2007-11; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 2007-11. Assistant Deputy Majority Whip, 2008-11. Member, Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2009-11.
Special Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1993 (staff attorney, 1990-92). Counsel, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies and Business Rights of U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1993-95. Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1995-96. Member, Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board, Montgomery County, 1998-2002 (chair, public awareness committee).
Born in New York, New York, February 24, 1962. Brandeis University, B.A. (american studies, political science, & legal studies), magna cum laude, 1984; Georgetown University, M.A. (american government), 1988; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1988; LL.M. (security law), with distinction, 1992. Senior articles and notes editor, American Criminal Law Review, 1988. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1989; District of Columbia Bar, 1990. Member, Bar Association of Montgomery County. Attorney in private practice, 1988-90. Adjunct professor, The National Law Center, George Washington University, 1992-93. Attorney, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, L.L.P., 1996-2006. President, District 19 Democratic Club, 1998-2002. Board of Directors, Family Learning Solutions, 2000-02. Member, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 2002-06 (chair, issues committee; strategic direction committee; co-chair, democratic forum). Former member, Advisory Council, Trash-Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. Member, Board of Trustees, Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, 2010-; B'Nai B'rith Homecrest House. Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland Works, 2008. Environmental Champion Award, Environment Maryland, 2009. Maryland Legislative Champion Award, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 2009.
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