Denomination: Roman Catholic
Trial attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1971-1974. Assistant general counsel American Mining Congress, 1975—1979. Partner Holland & Hart LLP, 1979—1985, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Washington, 1985-1992.
Vice president environment, safety & health Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Chicago, 1992-1995. Assistant general counsel Sears Roebuck & Company, 1995—2001. General counsel, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) United States Department Commerce, Washington, 2002—2007.
Member advisory committee United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, 1987-1992. Adjunct professor environmental law Catholic University, Washington, 1975-1979.