Qualifications

EDUCATION

  • Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, J.D., awarded May 1990. CASE WESTERN RESERVE LAW REVIEW, Articles Editor, Volume 40, Associate Editor, Volume 39.
  • Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, M.B.A. awarded August 1987 (banking and finance).
  • Western Reserve College, Case Western Reserve University, B.A. awarded May 1986 (political science), Dean’s Honor List, Western Reserve Scholar.
  • Hawken School, Class of 1982.


FORUMS - Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

INSTITUTES American Law Institute:

  • Members Consultative Group: Restatement of the Law: Charitable Non-profit Organizations;
  • Members Consultative Group: Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance;
  • Members Consultative Group: Restatement, Third, Torts: Liability for Economic Harm;
  • Members Consultative Group: Principles of the Law of Compliance, Enforcement & Risk Management;
  • Members Consultative Group: Principles of the Law of Government Ethics;
  • Members Consultative Group: Principles of the Law of Policing;
  • Members Consultative Group: Project on Sexual & Gender-based Misconduct on Campus; and
  • Members Consultative Group: Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault & Relat-ed Offenses.

BARS

Ohio (1990); United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (1991); United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth (1991) and Ninth (2015) Circuits; United States Supreme Court (1994).

ASSOCIATIONS

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (Charter Member); Ameri-can (Center for Professional Responsibility), Ohio State, and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations; Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys; Cleveland Law Library Association (Board of Trustees).