Practice Areas: White Collar Criminal Defense; Tax Fraud Defense; Criminal Law Defense
Admitted:1982, District of Columbia; 1983, California, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Law School: Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D.
College: University of California, Berkeley
Biography: Note & Comment Editor, California Law Review. Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge John Penn, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1980-1981; Office of the Solicitor General of the United States, Summer 1980. Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1983-1990 and Major Frauds Section, 1986-1990. Chief Postal Inspector's Special Award Winner, 1987 (selected the Outstanding Prosecutor in the United States); Nominee, Department of Justice Special Commendation Award, 1989 (one of 32 nationwide). Coordinator, Southern California Fraud Task Force, 1988-1989. Panelist for the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, CEB and ALI/ABA. Expert Witness on Commodities, Investment and Telemarketing Fraud, U.S. House of Representatives, Sub-Committee on Commerce.