Admitted to the Bar in 1975. I served for five and a half years as an Assitant United States attorney in Maryland from April 1980 to October 1985. My practice consists of commercial and general litigation and white collar criminal defense. I am listed in Best Lawyers in America in the areas oif commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense and non-white collar criminal defense. I am also listed in Maryland Superlawyers in general litigation. I am, a fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation.