Raised in the US and Taipei, Taiwan; has lived for short periods in Paris, France and Mogadisho, Somalia. Member, Corporate Group at McCutchen Doyle 1986-1992. Joined Teraoka & Partners LLP in 1992; became Partner in 2006. Team leader for numerous acquisitions; Led team in work for which the Firm was nominated one of top three Merger and Acquisitions Firm in the United States by World Finance for its Legal Awards 2013.
Legal advisor, Women's Economic Agenda Project, 1988. Obtained tax-exempt status for Healing Hearts, 1989. Member, Board of Trustees of the Eva Leah Gunter Foundation for Education, 1997-2001. Member, Board of Trustees, Presidio Hill School, 2002-2010; Co-Chair, Search Committee, Presidio Hill School, 2005-2006.