Bachelor, Stanford University, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1983.
Associate Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco, 1983-1986, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, San Francisco & Palo Alto, 1986—1991. Associate general counsel The Gap, Inc., San Francisco, 1991—1994, senior vice president, general counsel, 1994—1998, executive vice president, human resources, legal & corporation administration, 1998—1999, executive vice president, human resources, legal, global compliance & corporation administration, 1999—2000, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, 2000—2005. Special advisory to attorney general State of California, Sacramento, since 2007.
Board directors, Jack in the Box Inc., 2003-2010.
American Bar Association (Member, Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section). Labor and Employment Law, Business, Corporate and Securities.
Married Jerry Brown, June 18, 2005.