AB, Harvard University, 1990. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1993.
Legal methods instructor Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991-1993. Law clerk to Honorary Laurence Silberman United States Court Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1993—1994. Law clerk to Justice Sandra Day O' Connor United States Supreme Court, 1994—1995.
Associate special counsel Whitewater Committee United States Senate, 1995—1996. Assistant attorney general legal policy United States Department Justice, 2001—2003. Professor, law, co-dir Asian Law & Policy Studies Georgetown University, since 1996.
Founder, principal Bancroft Associates Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2003. Board directors News Corporation Ltd., since 2004, M & F Worldwide Corporation, since 2007.
Deputy issues director legal policy Wilson for President, 1996. Member Dole/Kemp Economic Policy Advisory Committee, 1996.