- Appellate Practice
- Civil Practice
- Federal Civil Practice
- Civil Appeals
- Criminal Law
- Federal Criminal Law
- Criminal Appeals
Fairfield University, A.B., 1980
Catholic University Law School, J.D., 1983
1983, District of Columbia; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Columbia Circuit; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, First and Tenth Circuits; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2002, Colorado and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2005, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Faculty of Federal Advocates, Colorado Bar Association
Team of the Year Award, Colorado Lawyers Committee (2015). Chambers USA, Litigation: General Commercial (2013-present). Best Lawyers in America in the area of Appellate Law (2007, 2008, 2012-present) and Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2012-present). Top 100, Colorado Super Lawyers (2014-present). Colorado Super Lawyers (2006, 2007, 2008, 2012-present). 5280 “Top Lawyers” in Appellate Law (2015). Denver Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America® (2013). Award of Special Recognition, Colorado Lawyers Committee (2013). Legal Leader in Appellate Law, The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazine (2013). State Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation (2015). Tenth Circuit Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation: Appellate (2013). Colorado's Outstanding Appeals Court Judge, Law Week Colorado (2009). Recipient, Colorado Lawyers Committee, Individual of the Year Award (2007). Recipient, Colorado Lawyers Committee, Community Contribution Award (2007). Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals (2008-2011). Partner, Reilly Pozner LLP (2002-2008 and 2011-present). Federal Prosecutor, U.S. Department of Justice (1990-2002). Recipient, Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service - the highest award given by the U.S. Department of Justice (1998). Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Colorado Law School and University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Chairman, National Conference of Bar Examiners Criminal Law Drafting Committee. Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1983-1984). Recipient, Faculty Award (for highest ranking law student); American Jurisprudence Awards, Law Review Comment Editor.
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