B.A., Economics, magna cum laude, Yale College, 1974
President, Yale Republican Club

J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1979
Note Editor, Harvard Law Review

Government Service

Law Clerk to Judge Malcolm R. Wilkey, US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit

Legal Policy Advisor, Depart of Justice, 1982-1985 (Office of Policy Development, Deputy Assistant Director)

Senior Special Assistant to US Attorney General Ed Meese, 1985-1987

Law Practice

Associate, Covington & Burling, 1980-1981

In-house counsel to Internet/telecommunications companies BBN Corporation, GTE, and Genuity, 1997-2002.

Served as IPO Manager for the largest Internet IPO in US history at the time: Genuity, June 2000, $1.9Bn


Staff Attorney, Center for Law and Religious Freedom, 1981-1982

Legal advisor to, technology-based nonprofit service for victims and witnesses of crime, 2004-2006

Private Practice

1988-1997 and 2002-present

  • Intellectual property and commercial litigation
  • Technology licensing; telecommunications
  • Products liability
  • Civil and religious liberties
  • Constitutional law
  • Crime victim advocacy