J.D., Stanford Law School, 1999, Moot Court, Stanford Law Review.
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1994.

Appeals, Briefs, and Motions Experience

  • Two-year judicial clerkship, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Reviewed over 200 merits and amicus briefs; drafted over 100 working opinions and bench memoranda (e.g., federal jurisdiction, federal appellate procedure, federal evidence, standards of review);
  • Seven years at leading U.S. law firms.  Researched and drafted federal appellate merits and amicus briefs, dispositive motions, and post-trial motions in four federal appellate courts and numerous federal district courts; about 20 appeals, briefs, and motions in total.  Mentored by Supreme Court and federal appellate court specialists.

Federal Litigation Experience

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, San Francisco Office, 2006-2009
Associate Attorney – Antitrust, Litigation, and Appellate Sections
Federal complex commercial and antitrust litigation relating to civil price-fixing investigations initiated by USDOJ and international antitrust regulators.  Federal motions.

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia, 2004-2006
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Franklin S. Van Antwerpen for two years.

Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, D.C. Office, 2000-2004
Associate Attorney – Antitrust, Litigation, and Appellate Sections
Federal civil commercial and antitrust litigation.  Federal appeals and amicus briefs.  Federal motions.

Mediation Experience

State of Maine Judicial Branch and Maine Office of the Attorney General, 2009-2014
Mediated about 200 small commercial lawsuits and disputes between parties as a part-time neutral while also the full-time stay-at-home parent for my two children.

Admissions:  Maine (2009), Washington, D.C. (2001), and California (1999).

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