Bachelor summa cum laude, University New Mexico, 1978. Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1982.
Law clerk to Judge Herbert Y.C. Choy U.s. Court Appeals 9th Circuit, 1982-1983. Law clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1983-1984.
Attorney Meyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn & Maledon, Phoenix, 1985-1993. Deputy general counsel Department Health and Human Services, Washington, since 1993.
Member Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.