Bachelor, Union College, 1990. Phd, University Michigan, 1995. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1998.
Associate O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, 1998—2001, Paul, Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, since 2001. Political science visiting professor Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1995, State University of New York, Albany, 1995, University of the West Indies, Barbados, 1996. Sociology visiting professor St. Mary's of California, Moraga, California, 1998, University California Berkeley Extension, 1998.
Volunteer Berkeley Community Law Center, 1996, San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco, 1996. Member American Bar Association, American Political Science Association (fellow), National Bar Association, Phi Sigma Alpha.