Party affiliation: Republican
Law clerk judge Malcolm R. Wilkey United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), 1974-1975. Associate Covington & Burling, Washington, 1975-1980, Morrison & Foerster, Washington, 1980-1981, partner, 1981-1997, Cooper, Carvin & Rosenthal, Professional Limited Liability Company, Washington, 1998-2001, Holland & Knight LLP, Washington, 2001—2002, Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, since 2002, executive committee, 2005—2010. Lawyer representative Judicial Conference District of Columbia Circuit, 1981-1983, 2004-2009.
Member advisory committee on procedures United States Court Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 2003-2009.