EDUCATION
  • J.D. 1992, St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York.
  • B.A. Government 1989, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
PUBLICATIONS
  • No Fly, No Buy, No Rule of Law, Newsletter of ABA Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice, July 2016
  • Bratton’s Return as New York’s Police Commissioner, New York Times Letter to the Editor, Dec. 18, 2013
  • Bratton: Curious Choice to Be NYPD Commissioner, Huffington Post, Dec. 8, 2013
  • Avoiding the Stereotype Trap After the Boston Attack, Huffington Post, April 23, 2013
  • International Human Rights,The International Lawyer, Spring 2011 (Alien Tort Statute)
  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Vol. 3, § 47 (Thomson West 1998)
  • Book Review, Crusaders in the Courts, by Jack Greenberg, Legal Times, June 13, 1994
  • Note, Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Civil Forfeiture Under 21 U.S.C. § 881(a) and New York CPLR Article 13-A, St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, Vol. VI, Issue 1 (with Joseph Brintle)
AFFILIATIONS
  • American Bar Association
    • Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Vice-Chair, Committee on National Security and Civil Liberties, (2013-2017)
    • International Law Section, Vice-Chair, Human Rights Committee (2008-2010)
    • Litigation Section, Trial Practice Committee, Co-Chair, Ethics Subcommittee (2004-2006)
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Master (2017-present)
  • National Lawyers Guild, National Police Accountability Project (2012-present)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (2013-present)
  • American Association for Justice (2016-present)
  • Husayn Center for Social Justice, Trenton, NJ, Advisory Board (2015-present)
  • Tampa Bay Inn of Court, Barrister (2003-2006)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Community Liaison Committee (2004-2005)
STATE BAR ADMISSIONS
California, Florida (inactive), New York, Texas