- Civil Litigation
- Child Custody
- Military Law
- Federal Government Contracts
- Civil Forfeiture
- Capital Offenses
- Criminal Appeals
- Criminal Defense
- Criminal Fraud
- Federal Criminal Law
University of Georgia, B.A., Philosophy, magna cum laude, 1978
University of Georgia, J.D., 1981; The Judge Advocate General's School, LL.M., Government Contracts, 1988
1981, Georgia; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court; 1992, Michigan; 1998, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1999, District of Columbia; 2005, Missouri; 2009, Alaska
American Bar Association (Former Co-Chair, Public Contract Law Section's Legislative Coordinating Committee and Procurement Fraud Committee; Member, Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Committee); Women' Bar Association of District of Columbia (Former Co-Chair, Litigation Forum); Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association (Board Member, 2003-2007); National Contract Management Association; Dead ASPR Society; The Barristers, Washington, DC.
Combat Veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom; Active Duty Mobilization and Deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2005-2007; Active Duty, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1981-1990; U.S. Army Reserves, 1990-2011
Retired June 2011 at the rank of Colonel. Awards and decorations: Bronze Star 2007; Legion of Merit 2011. Assistant District Attorney, Kodiak, Alaska, 2011. In-House Counsel, the Boeing Company, 2004-2008; Trout & Richards, 2003; Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP, 1999-2003; Department of Justice, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch, 1997-1999. Assistant United States Attorney, Detroit, Michigan, 1990-1996. Vestry Member, St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church; Chair, District 35 Alaska Democratic Party; Member, Litigation Committee, ACLU of Alaska; Member, Noon Rotary Club, Kodiak, Alaska.
In re Phillip A. Brooks, 383 F.3d 1036 (D.C. Cir. 2004); Stevenson v. Union Pacific RR, 354 F.3d 739 (8th Cir. 2004); United States v. Kasler, 123 F.3d 341 (6th Cir. 1997); United States v. Cohen, 946 F.2d 430 (6th Cir. 1991); also reported at 1991 Copr.L.Dec. ¶ 26,773; 21 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1036; 33 Fed.R. Evid.Serv. 1025; Cobell v. Norton, D.D.C., various decisions 2001-2004 including 283 F.Supp.2d 66 (2003); 310 F.Supp.2d 77 (2004); 310 F.Supp.2d 102 (2004); 220 F.R.D. 106 (2004); United States v. Cawley, 821 F. Supp. 1219 (E.D.Mich. 1993); also reported at 26 Fed.R.Serv.3d 654; 83 Ed. Law Rep. 146; County of Oakland v. Vista Disposal, Inc. and the United States, 826 F. Supp. 218 (E.D.Mich. 1993); 840 F. Supp. 75(E.D.Mich. 1993); 875 F. Supp. 410 (E.D.Mich. 1995); 900 F. Supp. 879 (E.D.Mich. 1995); Appeal of Trans-World Optics, Inc., ASBCA 35976, 89-3 BCA ¶ 21,895; Appeal of Daniels & Shanklin, ASBCA 37100, 37101, 89-3 BCA ¶ 21,928; ASBCA 37102, 89-3 BCA ¶ 21,932; ASBCA 37103, 37104, 89-3 BCA ¶ 22,056; ASBCA 37102, 89-3 BCA ¶ 22,060; Appeal of Walsky Construction Company, ASBCA 37752, 90-3 BCA ¶ 23,092; Appeal of Conquest Industries, Inc., ASBCA 38738, 90-3 BCA ¶ 23,090; Appeal of M & T, ASBCA 38128, 90-3 BCA ¶ 23,091; Appeal of BMY, a Division of Harsco, ASBCA 36805, 93-2 BCA ¶ 25,684
Represented Microsoft in copyright and trademark litigation in federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and D.C.; Represented the State of California defending False Claims Act allegations pursued by the Department of Justice; Represented shipping giant CMA CGM in obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order in the Eastern District of Virginia; Represented political appointee in the "Indian Trust Fund" matter.
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