PRACTICE-AREAS: Federal Criminal Law; Federal Civil Litigation; Appellate Litigation.
ADMITTED: 1979, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits; 1984, U.S. Supreme Court
LAW-SCHOOL: Harvard Law School (J.D.), magna cum laude, 1979
COLLEGE: Harvard College (A.B.), magna cum laude, 1972; Oxford University, Oxford England
TEXT: Phi Beta Kappa. Rhodes Scholar. Supreme Court Note Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1978-1979. Author: "Behold The Day of Judgement: Is the RICO Pattern Requirement Void for Vagueness?" 64 St. John's Law Review 799 (1990). Lecturer in Law: University of Virginia School of Law, 1992- ; Faculty Georgetown University Law Center, Continuing Legal Education Center, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1993- . Law Clerk to Judge Louis F. Oberdorfer, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1979-1980. Special Counsel, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1980-1982. President, Harvard Law School Association of the District of Columbia, 1991- . Member: The District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association (Past Chairman, RICO, Forfeiture and Civil Remedies Committee, Criminal Justice Section, 1990-1994; Member, Complex Crimes Committee, Litigation Section; Vice-Chairman, Tasks Force on Forfeiture, 1993-1995).
BORN: January 21, 1950, Chicago, Illinois