Swarthmore College (Bachelor of Arts, with high honors, 1978). Stanford Law School (Juris Doctor, 1982). Spoken languages: Spanish.
Worked at Morris, James, Hitchens & Williams (Wilmington, Delaware) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1982, California. 1985, Delaware; 1989, District of Columbia.
Phi Beta Kappa. Co-Author: "Contracts and Dispute Settlement" and "Intellectual Property Law," The China Trade Manual, Thompson Publishing Group, 1995. "Delaware, droit des sociétés: de nouvelles opportunités," Cahiers Juridiques et Fiscaux de L'exportation, 1995. Member: Delaware State and American (Co-Chair, American Bar Association Class and Derivative Litigation Sub-Committee to Review Proposed Changes to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1991) Bar Associations.
State Bar of California. The District of Columbia Bar. Morris, James, Hitchens & Williams, founded in 1932, has become one of Delaware's leading law firms.
In addition to its full service regional practice, the firm has a national practice in the areas of corporate and fiduciary litigation, corporate law, and partnerships and other forms of business organizations. The firm offers a full range of professional services, including trial and appellate litigation in all state and federal courts, in the areas of Delaware corporate law. Insurance, medical malpractice, tort, products liability and environmental law.
Bankruptcy and creditor's rights law. Business law; commercial real estate, zoning and land use planning law. Federal and state taxation.
Estate planning, trust and probate law. Health and hospital law. Municipal finance law.
Labor relations; education law. Administrative law; family law and intellectual property law. In addition, the firm's attorneys counsel multinational and other clients on all matters relating to the organization, operation, merger/combination and dissolution of Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and business trusts and other Delaware business organizations, as well as on the establishment and taxation of Delaware holding companies.
Continuing the firm's tradition of community leadership and service to the profession, members of the firm are involved in significant professional, business, charitable and political activities.
Member: Delaware State and American (Co-Chair, American Bar Association Class and Derivative Litigation Sub-Committee to Review Proposed Changes to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1991) Bar Associations. State Bar of California. The District of Columbia Bar.