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State of Connecticut
State of New York
Supreme Court of the United States
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
District of Connecticut
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Connecticut Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Presenter, Sterling Education Services
The Rotary Club of Danbury (2002-2012)
   Paul Harris Fellow (Sapphire)
   Sergeant-at-Arms (2004-2006)
The Rotary Club of Litchfield Hills (Director,
   Charter Member, 2001-2002)
Kent Chamber of Commerce (President 2002-2004)

Current Practice

General Counsel, Outside Counsel
River Edge, New Jersey and New York, New York October 2020 - Present
Norwalk, CT June 2016 - October 2020
While maintaining a general corporate and civil litigation practice, I act as General Counsel and outside counsel to private equity start-ups and new and growing businesses. My experience with operations, employment law, corporate governance, structure and financing issues allows me to advise my clients on a wide variety of matters. I also went in-house to act as Chief Operating Officer for a client, in addition to performing General Counsel duties.

Kent, Connecticut,   1997 - June 2016
I represent and advise businesses in matters ranging from formation and contract negotiations to litigation. I also conduct a general practice of law including real estate, probate, landlord-tenant and commercial litigation matters.

Cahill Gordon & Reindel
New York, New York, Associate   1993-1997
Litigation associate. Practice focused on securities and investment banking disputes.

United States Army, Captain
Judge Advocate General's Corps   1990-1993
Appellate Defense Counsel and Trial Defense Counsel.
Awarded Army Commendation Medal and Meritorious Service Medal.
Represented soldiers at courts martial, the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and United States Supreme Court.

Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, New York, J.D.,  cum laude (1989)
Honors: Executive Comments Editor, Law Review; Cornelius T. Wickersham, Jr. Prize; Richard Elliot Blyn Memorial Prize; Dean's Academic Achievement Scholarship. Publication: Comment, Trespass at High Tide: The Supreme Court Gives Heightened Scrutiny to a State Imposed Easement Requirement, 54 Brooklyn L. Rev. 991 (1988).

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana, B.S., Biology (1986)
Honors: Distinguished Military Graduate
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, USAR

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