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  1. Environmental: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Litigation: 20%

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Venable, LLP

Two Hopkins Plaza
Suite 1800
Baltimore, MD, 21201-2911

Venable Llp Ste 900 750 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21202



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Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar Association, Environmental Law SectionMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
BNA, White Collar Crime ReportThe Other Shoe Drops: Using Sarbanes-Oxley Criminal Provision, DOJ Indicts Attorney for Destroying Evidence in Advance of a Proceeding2007
BNA, White Collar Crime ReportIndividual Criminal Liability for Willful OSH Act Violations: A Practice Guide for Navigating Investigation and Prosecution2006
Inside the Minds: Understanding Corporate Governance Laws & Regulations: Leading Lawyers on Corporate Compliance, Advising Board of Directors, and Sarbanes-Oxley Requirements (Aspatore book)Chapter Author: How to Think about Corporate Governance: A Practical Guide to Corporate Compliance Advice.2006
ALI-ABA Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws Course MaterialsThe New Rules in Environmental Criminal Enforcement2003
Association ManagementWhat Corporate Governance Legislation Means to You2003
Legal TimesLife After Sarbanes-Oxley: They Got Tougher - New Criminal Penalties for Fraud and Obstruction Affect All Companies2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of SussexN/AMA - Masters1982
Princeton UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ALI-ABA Conference on Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws“Two If by Sea — What’s New From Old Line of Cases” (Moderator)2007
ABA Conference on Environmental Law“Environmental Crime Takes Center Stage” (Panel)2007
ALI-ABA Conference on Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws“Hardball with the Chief: A Roundtable Discussion,” (Moderator)2006
ABA White Collar Crimes Conference“Environmental Crimes in the New Millenium,” (Panel)2006
Lorman Education Services“Document Retention and Destruction in Maryland,” (Panel)2003
ALI-ABA Course of Study, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws“Environmental Reporting Requirements: How Are They Affected by Sarbanes-Oxley?” (Panel)2003
Environmental Protection Agency - Annual Section 404 Conference“Criminal Prosecution of Wetlands Cases: Guidelines and Practical Considerations” (Panel)2000
American Association of Commercial Finance AttorneysAdvising the Client and Maximizing Recovery in Financial Institution Fraud Cases: How to Make a Prosecutor Care About My Case.2000

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