United States Courts of Appeals for the Tenth, Eighth, and Third Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claim
United States District Courts for the District of New Mexico and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Law School Attended
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 1984 J.D., magna cum laude
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 1981 B.A., magna cum laude
Associations & Experience
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Albuquerque Bar Association. Order of the Coif Honor Society. Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (1982-1984). Recipient, Leebron Constitutional Law Prize. Benjamin Franklin Scholar. Author, “Coercion, Blackmail and the Limits of Protected Speech,” 131 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1469 (1983). Sullivan & Cromwell (summer 1983). Law Clerk to the Honorable Collins J. Seitz, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1984-1985). Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1985-1987). Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis (1988-1992). Granted DOJ Top Secret and DOE Q clearances for U.S. v. Wen Ho Lee defense (2000). Peer-Rated as Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell from 1997 to the present. Included in Best Lawyers in America from 2006 to the present, and named White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year in the 2017 edition.