1977, Pennsylvania; 1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1985, U.S. Supreme Court
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., magna cum laude, 1977
Law School Graduation Year
Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Journalism, 1973; Pennsylvania State University, B.A., English,
Allegheny County (Member, Committees on: Rules; Continuing Legal Education; Public Service; Federal Court; Criminal Court) and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; American College of Trial Lawyers.
Order of the Coif. Owens Fellow. Assistant Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 1976-1977. Author: Standing in Pennsylvania, 37 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 767; A Survey of Pennsylvania Tort Law, 38 University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 297; A Survey of Pennsylvania Contract Law, 38 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 281. Lecturer, Trial Advocacy, Attorney General's Trial Advocacy Institute, 1981-1983. Law Clerk, Thomas W. Pomery, Jr., Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1977-1979. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief, White Collar Crime Unit, 1979-1983. United States Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1993-1997.