Thank you for your interest in my law practice. Since 1996 I have engaged in complex litigation and arbitration in disputes originating in the United States, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Yemen, Eritrea, and Germany. Through exposure to a wide-variety of legal issues and through a global network of trusted professional relationships, I have developed an broad assortment of skills and tools to apply to my clients' needs.
The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University. Juris Doctor July 1995, cum laude
The Graduate Institute at St. John's College Master of Arts August 1993
The University of Wisconsin Visiting Student: June 1986-December 1987; member of the Honors Society; fieldwork in Kathmandu, Nepal August-December 1987
Tufts University. Bachelor of Arts June 1989, magna cum laude (double major Philosophy and History), magno cum honore in thesi
Gonzaga College High School. Class of 1983. Barnes Award Recipient
International litigation, arbitration, and dispute resolution.
Qui Tam Investigations and Litigation.
Class Action Litigation.
Complex Multi-State, Multidistrict Litigation.
Expeditionary Construction Litigation.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigation and Client Counseling.
Partnership, Legal Ethics, Professional Malpractice Counseling.
Privacy/Right to Financial Privacy Act/Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
District of Columbia; Maryland.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Maryland.
Former Co-chair, Tortious Interference Subcommittee, Business Torts Division, Litigation Section of the American Bar Association.
American Association for Justice, Member, Business Torts Subcommittee.
Member, Legal Ethics Committee, Bar Association for Montgomery County.
Member, Litigation Section, Bar Association for Montgomery County.
Member, Litigation Section, District of Columbia Bar Association.
Member, International Section, District of Columbia Bar Association.