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Assistant Director, White House Domestic Policy Staff, 1977-78. Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1978-82. State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1982-87.
Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, 1987-99. Member, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1992-99 (chair, 1994-95, 1999).
Chair, Accountability, Compliance and Integrity Advisory Board, Prince George's County, 2011.
Board of Directors, Baltimore Development Corporation, 2014-.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 1, 1949. Attended Baltimore public schools; Baltimore City College; Yale University, B.A. (history), 1971. Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), Dipl., 1973; Harvard University School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976; District of Columbia Bar, 2000. Attorney with Piper and Marbury, 1976-77. Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, 2000-02. Dean, Howard University School of Law, 2003-12. Senior Vice-President of Academic Matters and General Counsel, Howard University, 2012-13 (acting senior vice-president, 2008-12). Interim Provost, Howard University, 2013-14. Member, American Bar Association (past chair, council on racial & ethnic justice); National Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (criminal law & practice section). Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1996. Board of Directors, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006-; Greater Baltimore Committee, 2014-; Hippodrome Foundation, 2014-; Children's Health Forum; Legg Mason, Inc. Board of Trustees, Baltimore Community Foundation, 2014-; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Lyric Foundation, 2014-. Chair, Board of Trustees, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (member, 2005-). Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Harvard Law School Visiting Committee. Advisory Board, National African-American Drug Policy Coalition. President's National Literacy Award, 1992. Regional Visionary Award, Greater Baltimore Committee, 1997. Honorary Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford, 2004. Married; two children
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