Skip to main content

About me

Member, United States Supreme Court Bar;



Attorney with broad range of experience in litigation, corporate, administrative and regulatory matters.  Clients have included Abbott Laboratories, AFSCME, American Red Cross, Aon Corporation, GMAC, Honeywell International, Siemens Corporation, United Airlines.


Languages spoken: Czech

Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 100%
    28 years



Hourly ($425-575/hour)

Attorney endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer


DCActive 198807/05/2016
NYCurrently registered 198707/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
University Nomination, Rhodes ScholarshipHarvard University1982
University Nomination, Marshall ScholarshipHarvard University1982
John Harvard ScholarHarvard College1979
Harvard College ScholarshipHarvard College1978
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselKirkland & Ellis LLP A LAW FIRM SERVING GLOBAL CLIENTS2002 - Present
Executive Vice President & Chief Admin. OfficerBuilding One Services Corporation1997 - 1999
AssociateShearman & Sterling LLP1987 - 1990
Law Clerk to Hon. A. David MazzoneU.S. District Court, D. Mass.1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Harvard Radcliffe Special Gift CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Harvard Club of Washington, DCMember1990 - Present
Yale Club of Washington, DCMember1990 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wells Fargo Asia-Limited v. CitibankFavorable
United States v. DiamondFavorable
Fair Housing Council v. LandowFavorable
See all legal cases 
Publication nameTitleDate
PLI Lit.Recent Developments In RICO Litigation1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Harvard UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Resource Development Business ConferenceComputer and Telecommunications Industries1983