University of Southern California (Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1983). Columbia Law School (Juris Doctor, 1986).
Worked at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Limited Liability Partnership (Los Angeles, California) specializing in General Civil and Trial Practice in all Courts. Banking and Financial Services. Bankruptcy and Creditors" Rights.
Corporate Finance and Securities.
Election and Campaign. Entertainment; Environmental.
Estate Planning, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits. Family; Fashion Industry.
Federal, State and Local Government.
Government Contracts. Healthcare; High Technology. Insurance; Intellectual Property.
International Trade and Customs.
Labor and Employment. Land Use; Legislative and Administrative.
Motion Picture and Television. Music; New Media; Real Estate.
Sports; Tax; White-Collar Criminal Defense.
Admitted to the bar, 1987, California. 1988, District of Columbia, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and United States.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
1989, United States. District Court for the District of Columbia. Member: State Bar of California.
The District of Columbia Bar. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Limited Liability Partnership was founded in 1965 by Charles T. Manatt and Thomas Doctorate. Phelps.
Today, with approximately 160 attorneys in Los Angeles, Nashville and Washington, District of Columbia, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Limited Liability Partnership is recognized as one of the most influential law firms in the United States, and is particularly distinguished for its financial services, health, entertainment and government practice groups.
Member: State Bar of California. The District of Columbia Bar.