Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts Office of Attorney General, 1987-90. Assistant Attorney General, Maryland Office of Attorney General, 1990-2000 (deputy chief of litigation, 1994-96; chief of litigation, 1996-2000). Member, Peer Review Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission, 2003-09.
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, April 8, 1958. Attended Indiana University, 1976 (indiana university marching hundred); Princeton University, A.B. (english literature), 1981 (princeton university opera theater, 1978-81); Yale Law School, J.D., 1984 (editor, law journal, 1982-83; danbury prison project, 1983-84). Law clerk to Judge Rya W. Zobel, U.S. District Court for District of Massachusetts, 1984-85. Admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1985; New York Bar, 1986; Maryland Bar, 1990; Pennsylvania Bar, 1992. Associate, Choate, Hall & Stewart, 1985-87. Chair, Litigation Practice Group, Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC, 2001-09. Member, American Bar Association, 1987-; Federal Bar Association, 2004-; Maryland State Bar Association, 1998- (litigation law section); Baltimore City Bar Association, 2000- (judicial selections committee, 2000-02; bench & bar committee, 2008-). Author, "High Court Addresses Class Actions, Abusive Discharge, Partnership Dissolution", The National Law Journal, (Sept. 8, 2000); "Moving Mountains of Paper with Federal Rule of Evidence 1006," Trial Practice Journal (ABA section of litigation, fall 2005). Board of Directors, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, 2003-06. Coach, Mt. Washington Soccer Club, 2000-05, 2007. Treasurer, Mt. Washington Swimming Club, 2006-. C. LaRue Munson Prize, Yale Law School, 1984. Exceptional Service Award, Office of Attorney General, 1995. Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation Law, 2009. Elder, Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1992-98, 2005-.
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