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Professional Profile

Senior executive lawyer with record of success in management and counseling, both in private practice and in large complex organizations.Creative problem solver with ability to drive growth, resolves conflict, improve quality, and consistently exceed performance goals.

  • Management – solid background in planning and the disciplined execution of legal service.Hands-on crisis managing lawyer with highly developed negotiation skills and experience developing strategic business partnerships.
  • Leadership – Proven ability to recognize and capitalize on talents of colleagues utilizing leadership-by-example character traits. In-depth understanding of essential leadership principles.
  • Counseling – Persuasive communicator with well-developed presentation and negotiation skills.Able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, clients and staff at all levels.

Work experience

Sep 2007May 2009

General Counsel (acting)

Department of Air Force

U.S. Air Force General Counsel Office- Washington, D.C.

As Acting General Counsel provides legal advice worldwide throughout the Department of the Air Force.

  • Serving as corporate counsel on the Air Force Corporate Board during its deliberations of the most significant corporate issues providing legal advice on development of the approximately $120 Billion per year Air Force annual budget affecting an organization with more than 300,000 persons.
  • Conducting multi-million dollar infrastructure needs assessment of Air Forces bases throughout the United States, Korea, Japan and Guam.
Feb 2004Feb 2006

Legal Advisor

Ministry of Oil

Baghdad, Iraq sent by U.S. State Department 

As Legal Advisor within the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, with executive responsibility for strategic policy development and program oversight of the $1.8 Billion Iraqi Relief and Reconstruction Fund for the oil and gas sector.

  • Supervised the execution of 80 reconstruction projects in the oil and gas sector to ensure that they were on time, in scope and within budget.
  • Presented major energy initiatives to the Iraqi Government at the Deputy Prime Minster and Minister level as well as to the Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy.


Sep 1985Jun 1987


Georgetown University Law Center
Sep 1984Jun 1985


Sep 1973Jun 1980

B.A. & J.D.

St. John's University


Admitted to practice law

Highest court

Top Secret/SCI