Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 3, 2014, to a seat vacated by Robert Leon Wilkins. Confirmed by the Senate on November 13, 2014, and received commission on November 14, 2014.
Hamilton College, A.B., 1983
Yale Law School, J.D., 1986
Law clerk, Hon. Pierre N. Leval, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1986-1987
Law clerk, Hon. John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States, 1988-1989
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1989-1996, 2001-2014
Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-2001; special counsel to the attorney general, 1996; deputy assistant attorney general, 1996-1998; acting assistant attorney general, 1998-2000; assistant attorney general, 2000-2001