Sonoma State University (Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1976). Hastings College of the Law, University of California (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987). University of California at Berkeley (Master of City Planning, 1987).
Worked at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen (San Francisco, California) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1987, California. (Resident, Walnut Creek Office).
Commercial litigation and business practice, including complex, securities and environmental litigation. Environmental and natural resources. Healthcare; intellectual property.
Biotechnology; antitrust and trade regulation. Torts; product liability. Insurance; maritime; agribusiness.
White-collar crime; appellate. Corporate; banking; finance. Insolvency; real estate and land use.
Construction; tax and employee benefits. Labor and employment. International trade law.
Estate planning and trusts. Alternative dispute resolution.