Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Nominated on May 21, 2001, to a seat vacated by S. Jay Plager. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 2001, and received commission on September 24, 2001.
Education: Cornell University, B.S., 1973; George Washington University, M.B.A., 1975; American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1979; George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1984
Professional Career: Labor relations specialist, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1973-1976; Specialist and auditor, General Accounting Office, 1976-1980; Field attorney, Federal Labor Relations Authority, 1980-1983; Attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1983-1984; Assistant, associate, and acting solicitor, National Labor Relations Board, 1984-1989; Chief labor counsel, U.S. Senate, 1989-1993; Minority chief counsel, deputy chief counsel, and chief counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993-2001