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Special Assistant to State Superintendent of Schools, State Department of Education, 1998-2005.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, May 22, 1962. Attended Gilman School; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, A.B., cum laude, 1984; Fulbright Scholar, Greece, 1985; Harvard University School of Law, J.D., 1988. Law clerk to Judge J. Frederick Motz, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1988-89. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1988. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association. Attorney, Venable, LLP, 1989-2006 (chair, health care practice; hiring committee, 1992-96). Founding member, Board of Trustees, Dunbar Project, 1990-94. Board of Directors, Public Justice Center, 1991-2006 (president, 1994-97); Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies, 1991- (past chair, membership committee). Board of Trustees, Maryland Historical Society, 2007-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2008. Unsung Hero Award, Maryland Chapter, Association of Fundraising Professionals, 2006. Arthur W. Machen, Jr., Award, Maryland Legal Services Corp., 2006. Married; three children.
July 1, 2009
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