Education: J.D., University of Alabama School of Law in 1977 (first in class; editor in chief, Alabama Law Review); B.S., University of Alabama School of Business Administration in 1974 (with honors) Date Joined Firm: Oct. 1, 1996 (founding partner)
Practice Areas: Litigation
Previous Law Experience:
Partner-Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge; Washington, D.C.
Partner-McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe; Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice
Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division
Associate-Long, Aldridge & Norman; Atlanta, Georgia
Clerkships: Justice William H. Rehnquist, U.S. Supreme Court (1978-1979)