University of Rochester, B.A., History and Russian, cum laude, with high distinction in History, 1976; University of Chicago, M.A., History, 1980; University of Chicago, Ph.D., History, 1987
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1991
Year of First admission:
1991, Maryland; 1993, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of International Trade; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 1998, California; 2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Section on Immigration); State Bar of California; District of Columbia Bar; Maryland State Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Department of Justice/Executive Office for Immigration Review (including Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals).
Russian (spoken), German (spoken), Polish (read), French (read), Latin (read), Greek (read) and Hebrew (read)
New York, New York, February 17, 1954
In re J-P, Board of Immigration Appeals Interim Decision No.3348; In the Matter of: Live Swine from Canada, NAFTA Secretariat No. USA-94-1904-01 (May 30, 1995), Department aff'd on remand (September 27, 1995); In the Matter of: Color Picture Tubes from Canada, NAFTA Secretariat No. USA-95-1904-03 (May 6, 1996); Saarstahl AG v. United States, 78 F.3d 1539 (Fed. Cir. 1996); Mitsubishi Electronic Industries (Canada) v. Brown, Secretary of Commerce, 917 F.Supp. 836 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1996); UCF America Inc. v. United States, 919 F.Supp. 435 (Ct. Int-l Trade 1996); National Steel Corporation et al. v. United States, 870 F.Supp. 1130 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1994), remanded, 913 F.Supp. 593 (1996), Department aff'd on reremand, 929 F.Supp. 1577 (1996); Manifattura Emmepi v. United States, 17 CIT 1033 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1993).
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