Current Employment: partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, since 2000.
Community and Political Activities:
Executive Director of Washington Chapter of the Lawyers for Bush - Cheney Coaltion; Federalist Society Member and Member of the Executive Board of the Puget Sound Laywers Chapter
Areas of Practice:
Litigation and Employment law, including labor/management relations and employment litigation on behalf of national, regional, and local clients
Co-counsel to Bush Cheney '04 in Washington State
Currently representing a group of parents challenging the Seattle School District's use of race in high school admissions decisions, in litigation currently before the Ninth Circuit
Represented Secretary of State in original proceedings before state supreme court in action filed by the Governor related to processing an initiative
Attorney, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C.
J.D., University of Chicago School of Law
B.A. in philosophy, magna cum laude, University of Washington, Phi Beta Kappa