Party affiliation: Republican
Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1974-1976. Law clerk to presiding justice United States District Court District of Columbia, 1976-1977. Counsel judiciary committee House of Representatives, Washington, 1978-1979.
Associate Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, 1979-1984, partner, since 1985. General counsel Womens Senate Republican Victory committee, 1990. Special counsel National Republican Senatorial committee, 1991—1994.
Senior advisory Phil Gramm for President committee, 1995—1996. Member advanced team Bush-Cheney Housing and Urban Development Transition, 2000.