Retired, U.S. Department of Justice
Member, New York and California Bars
Legal Historian, Office of Special Investigations, Department of Justice
Sept. 1999 – May 2005
Deputy Chief, Department of Justice Campaign Finance Task Force
Sept. 1997 – Sept. 1999
Counsel to the Director, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
Jan. 1997 – Sept. 1997
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of California
Senior Legal Counsel & Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney
Jan. 1994 – Jan. 1997
Appellate Attorney (11 years); Trial Counsel (4 ½ years)
Sept. 1978 – Jan. 1994
Appellate Attorney, Department of Justice, Civil Division
July 1971 – May 1978
Associate, Rosenman & Colin (New York, NY)
Aug. 1970 – May 1971
The Office of Special Investigations: Striving for Accountability in the Aftermath of the
Holocaust, http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/dig/pres/2015-0270
The Rule of Law at the Margin: Reinventing Prosecution Policy in the Southern
District of California, 12 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 285 (1998) (co-authored with Alan D.
Bersin, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of California
Comment, Right to Counsel: Alleged Incompetent Held Entitled to Counsel at Civil
Commitment Hearing, 43 N.Y.U.L. REV. 1004 (1968)
The New Rules, San Diego Daily Transcript, Oct. 3, 1994 (co-authored with U.S.
Attorney Alan D. Bersin)
Judge Challenges Popular Beliefs on Reducing Crime, San Diego Daily Transcript,
Dec. 29, 1988 (book review)
Solicitor General Story is Far from Dry, San Diego Daily Transcript, Jan. 20, 1988
(book review)
A Mother’s Dilemma: What to Do About Possible Case of Political Discrimination,
Los Angeles Times (San Diego County edition), Oct. 18, 1987
How Infrequent Injustice in Courts?, San Diego Daily Transcript, Mar. 10, 1987
(written under pseudonym)
Separation of Church and State at Issue in Child’s Refusal to Read Poem, L. A. Times
(San Diego County edition), Dec. 29, 1985
Family Holiday Concert Was Child’s Secret Hour of Dread, Los Angeles Times
(San Diego County edition), Nov. 28, 1985
A Prosecutor’s Awesome Power, San Diego Daily Transcript, Aug. 20, 1985
(written under pseudonym)
Complexities My Sabbatical Taught Me, San Diego Daily Transcript, May 21, 1985
Sting of Sexism is Soothed by Innocent Motives, Los Angeles Times
(San Diego County edition), May 6, 1985
New York University School of Law J.D. 1970
Barnard College B.A. 1967