Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1983. Admitted to the New York Bar in 1982. Education: University of California Los Angeles (B.A.1977), Southwestern University School of Law/New York Law School (J.D. 1981). Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. Member: State Bar of California Association, LA County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management . Joined the firm on May 1, 2005.