Party affiliation: Democrat
Personal aide Congressman Paul S. Sarbanes, Washington, 1976. Attorney Office of Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service, 1977—1979. Senior trial attorney tax division, criminal section United States Department Justice, 1979—1986.
Assistant United States attorney, coordinator Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Mid-Atlanic Region, United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Baltimore, 1986—1992. Executive assistant United States attorney District of Maryland, 1992—1993, assistant United States attorney, 1993—2001. Coordinator, anti-terrorism task force for District of Maryland United States Atty' General’ s Office, since 2001.