University of California at Berkeley, B.A., summa cum laude, 1983; University of Exeter, England,, 1981-1982
Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Board of Trustees: Arts Fund, 2012-present; Artscorp, 2005-2010; Henry Art Gallery at University of Washington, 2002-2005; Pardee Home Museum, 1995-1996.
Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Epsilon. Member, Harvard Environmental Law Review, 1984-1985. Co-Author, "California's New Legislation Regarding Use Restrictions in Commercial Leases: Can Commercial Landlords Just Say No?" California Real Property Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, Summer 1992. Associate: Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, Oakland, CA, 1989-1996; Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges, San Francisco, CA, 1987-1989. Member, Economic Restructuring Committee, Downtown Berkeley Association, 1992-1995. Graduate, Leadership Oakland Program, 1993.