Denomination: Roman Catholic
Michael Howard Cooper teaching fellow Gilman School, Baltimore, 1985-1986. Summer associate Venable, Baetjer & Howard, 1987, Davis, Polk & Wardell, New York City, 1988, Robinson, Bradshaw and Hinson, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1989. Law clerk to Judge J. Dickson Phillips Junior United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), Durham, 1989-1990.
Assistant counsel United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1991. Associate Hogan & Harston, Baltimore, 1990-1993. Assistant atty general Office of Attorney General State of Maryland, since 1993.