Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Nominated on November 17, 1993, to a seat vacated by Clarence Thomas. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 11, 1994.
Education: Radcliffe College, A.B., 1961; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1964; University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1988
Professional Career: Law clerk, Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia, 1964-1965; Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1965-1968; Staff attorney, San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, 1968-1969; Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1971; General counsel, Congressional Commission on the Organization of the District of Columbia Government, 1971-1972; Legislative program coordinator, Office of the Assistant to the Mayor-Commissioner, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1972-1974; Special assistant for legislation, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1974-1979; Assistant city administrator for intergovernmental relations, District of Columbia, 1979; Corporation counsel, District of Columbia, 1979-1983; Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1983-1994; chief judge, 1988-1994