Litigation Associate 2002-Present
Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC Baltimore, MD
Handled all aspects of criminal and civil litigation cases in both state and federal courts in Maryland, including initial pleadings, drafting and arguing discovery, pre-trial and dispositive motions, defending and taking of expert and lay depositions, preparing for and participating in all manners fo settlement negotiation, including alternative dispute resolution, trial and drafting of appellate pleadings.
Served as legal counsel to the Anne Arundel County Republican State Central Committee and the Maryland Young Republican Federation providing legal advice on various aspects of electoral and fund-raising law, coordinating litigation and monitoring compliance with state law.
Representing the Public Service Commission in the case styled, Schisler, et al. v. State of Maryland.
Trial Attorney 2000-2002
United States Department of Justice
Civil Division - Federal Programs Branch
Handled all aspects of federal discrimination claims brought against the government from throughout the country including drafting pleadings, investigation, all aspects of discovery; preparation and presentation of discovery and pre-trial motions; preparing detailed analysis for settlement and defense evaluations; preparing for and participating in all manners of settlement negotiation, including alternative dispute resolution; advising former and present United States Government officials and presentation of defense at trial and arbitration proceedings.
Wehner & York, PLLC
Handled all aspects of insurance defense, commercial and intellectual property litigation and white-collar criminal defense cases in West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., including state and federal courts, by drafting pleadings, discovery and pre-trial motions; conducting and defending lay and expert witness depositions; arguing dispositive, discovery and pre-trial motions at hearing; preparing detailed analysis for settlement and defense evaluations; preparing for and participating in all manners of settlement negotiation, including alternative dispute resolution.
Served as associate general counsel for the Maryland Republican Party from 1997-1998, providing advice on various aspects of electoral and campaign fund-raising law and representing candidates before Boards of Elections and Boards of Convassers.
EXTERN/LAW CLERK 1995
Ohio Attorney General/Capital Crimes Division
Assisted in all aspects of death row appeals and habeas corpus litigation on behalf of the State of Ohio including, legal research on various criminal issues; drafted and prepared briefs and motions for filing; prepared comprehensive analysis of status of all death row cases in Ohio
JURIS DOCTORATE 1996
Capital University Law and Graduate Center Columbus, Ohio
B.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE
University of Maryland - Baltimore County Baltimore, Md.
ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL
MARYLAND REPUBLICAN PARTY
LEGAL COUNSEL 2002-2005
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY REPUBLICAN STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE
LEGAL COUNSEL 2002-2005
MARYLAND YOUNG REPUBLICAN FEDERATION
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS
MARYLAND HOUSE OF DELEGATES, DISTRICT 33A
WEST COUNTY REPUBLICAN CLUB
BUSH-CHENEY CAMPAIGN 2000
EHRLICH-STEELE CAMPAIGN 2002
MCCONKEY FOR DELEGATE DISTRICT 33A 2002
VITALE FOR ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COUNCIL (COUNCILMANIC DISTRICT 5) 2002
--OUR SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH
Member 1998- Present
Church Council 2003-Present
--MANHATTAN BEACH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
--Admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Maryland and West Virginia
SMember, West Virginia Bar Association
SMember, Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
SMember, Maryland State Bar Association, Estates & Trust Section
SMember, Baltimore City Bar Association
SMember, Anne Arundel County Bar Association
SMember, West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel