• District of Columbia, 2008

  • Nebraska, 2002

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2003

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2003

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2002

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2002

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2006

  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2002


  • Juris Doctorate, 1996
    Northwestern School of Law; Lewis and Clark College

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1993
    Tufts University

Practice Highlights

  • Counsel to Arizona Department of Water Resources

  • Attorney with Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior

  • Counsel for State of Nebraska; Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado, No. 126 Orig. (S.Ct.)

  • Represents public and private interests in administrative and judicial proceedings involving natural resource allocation decisions at the State and Federal level

  • Helps clients ensure compliance with federal and state environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act

  • Assists municipal and industrial clients in acquiring and protecting long-term water supplies

  • Represented State of Florida; Florida v. Georgia, No. 142 Orig. (S.Ct.)

  • Represented coalition of twelve states amici curiae; Nat’l Ass’n of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife, 127 S.Ct. 2518 (2007)