Bachelor summa cum laude, Yale College, 1978; Master of Education, Harvard University, 1979; Juris Doctor, New York University, 1985.
Consultant Office of Ednl. Evaluation, New York City Board Education, Brooklyn, 1979-1980; project director, Advisers for Children, Long Island City, New York, 1980-1982; program development specialist aftercare program, New York City Department Juvenile Justice, 1985-1986; attorney Office of Legal Affairs, Family and Children's Superior vena cava syndrome, New York City Human Resources Administration, 1986-1988; special assistant to executive deputy commissioner Income and Medical Assistance Agency, New York City Human Resources Administration, 1988-1990; program director, Norman Foundation, New York City, 1990-1992; interim director, National Lawyers Guild Foundation, New York City, 1992-1993; senior policy analyst, New York City Comptr.' General’ s Office, 1993-1994; associate director development, Girls Inc., New York City, since 1994.
Member, co-founder Brooklyn Anti-Bias Response Network, since 1992. Member New York City National Lawyers Guild (executive committee since 1991, member editorial board Guild Notes since 1993), New York County Lawyers Association (women's rights committee since 1987).