Smith College (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1981). Loyola Law School (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1992).
Worked at Bryan Cave Limited Liability Partnership (Los Angeles, California) specializing in Employment, Labor Relations. Admitted to the bar, 1992, California. Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif.
Law Clerk to the Honorary Ronald South. West. Lew, United States.
District Court, Central District of California, 1992-1993.