Bachelor, Grove City College, 1980. Juris Doctor, Capital University, 1983.
Counsel United States House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, Washington, 1983—1985. Director congressional affairs Legal Services corporation, 1985—1987. Minority counsel United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, 1987—1990, chief counsel, 1995—1999.
Deputy director Office Policy Development, director Office Policy and Communications United States Department Justice, Washington, 1990—1993, principal associate deputy attorney general, 2001, United States attorney (eastern district) Virginia Alexandria, Virginia, 2001—2006, acting deputy attorney general Washington, 2005—2006, deputy attorney general, 2006—2007. Counsel Shaw Pittman LLP, 1993—1995. Chief counsel, director legislation operations to majority leader United States House Representatives, Washington, 1999—2001.
Partner Baker & McKenzie LLP, since 2007.
Married Brenda Millican. 4 children.