Attorney/AdvisorFederal Communications Commission － Washington
Supervisor: Jeffery Goldthorp (202-418-1096) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Contact me first Interpret and apply legal issues related to cyber security, communications outages, and supply chain security.
Synthesize complex legal and technical issues to present to a variety of audiences, including engineers and the technical community, high-level government officials and the general public.
Draft white papers, briefing sheets, congressional testimony, speeches, question and answer sheets, orders on reconsideration, notices of proposed rule making, and public notices.
Work within the FCC, as well as with other federal and state agencies, academics, telecommunications carriers and special interest groups on cyber security matters, including botnet remediation, border gateway protocols and domain name system security extensions.
Assist with formulating FCC cyber security policies.
Assist with appointing and vetting members of the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council;.
02/2008 to 10/2008
Of CounselSwift Law Firm － Houston, TX
Hours per week: 20 Supervisor: Brian Swift (832-282-4621).
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes.
Drafted motions; attend depositions; consult with clients on a variety of legal matters.
01/2002 to 10/2008
AttorneyMeyer, Knight & Williams, LLP
Hours per week: 40 Supervisor: Eva Geer (713-868-2222) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes Conducted numerous plaintiff, witness and expert depositions and interviews in toxic tort cases.
Represented client in court hearings.
Drafted legal memoranda and motions.
12/2007 to 03/2008
AttorneyDe Novo Legal － Houston, TX
Hours per week: 50 Supervisor: Fernette Ramnath (713.223.8881).
Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes.
Assisted with discovery in intellectual property litigation on temporary project.
Hours per week: 50 Supervisor: Lydia Zinkhan (713-202-2683) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes Conducted research into complex legal issues.
Drafted legal memorandum analyzing questions of law.
Located witnesses and drafted witnesses' affidavits and statements.
Attended status conferences and meetings with opposing counsel.
03/1995 to 05/1999
Special AgentFederal Bureau of Investigation － New York Midland, New York Texas
This is a federal job) Hours per week: 50 Supervisor: Terry Kincaid (432-349-2755) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes In Midland, Texas: Conducted criminal investigations in the areas of fraud, public corruption, white collar crime, domestic terrorism, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, drugs, civil rights, assault on federal officers, interstate theft, kidnapping and crimes on federal land.
Formulated investigative strategies, interviewed witnesses and examined evidence.
Served as chief liaison with local, state and other federal law enforcement agencies.
Drafted affidavits for search and arrest warrants, prepared prosecution memoranda.
Assisted in preparation for trial; testified in both federal and state court proceedings.
Frequently conducted public presentations about the duties of the FBI and careers in the FBI.
Served on the FBI El Paso Division Evidence Response Team.
Accomplishments: Received Superior Performance Appraisal for liaison efforts with federal, state, county and.
01/1994 to 03/1995
Law Clerk AttorneyLaw Office of Stephen D. London － New Orleans, LA
Hours per week: 20 Supervisor: Stephen D.
London (504-582-2427) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes Provided assistance in preparation for, and sat second chair during, a federal criminal tax trial.
Attended hearings in state criminal court.
Drafted motions in medical malpractice, criminal and divorce cases.
Conducted legal research and drafted memoranda in medical malpractice, criminal and divorce cases.
06/1993 to 08/1993
Summer InternUnited States Attorney's Office- Eastern Distric － Philadelphia, PA
This is a federal job) Hours per week: 40 Supervisor: Richard Barrett (215-451-5400) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes Assisted United States Attorneys with trial preparation.
Assisted United States Attorneys during trial.
Conducted research into issues concerning federal criminal law.
Drafted memoranda analyzing aspects of federal criminal law.
LL.M: Professional International LawUniversity of Texas School of Law － Austin, TX, United States
J.D: ProfessionalLoyola University School of Law － New Orleans, LA, United States
Bachelor's DegreeCollege of the Holy Cross － Worcester, MA, United States
Indicates professional reference Additional Information: Received Superior Performance Appraisal for liaison efforts with federal, state, county and local government agencies Regularly received Superior Performance Appraisals for ability to report information. Received Letter of Commendation from Odessa, Texas Police Received Certificate of Appreciation from Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Office Received Letter of Appreciation from Crane County, Texas Sheriff's Office Received Letter of Appreciation from United States Attorney following in camera briefing of federal judge on case facts and investigative efforts.
State Bar of Texas - Member
Louisiana State Bar Association - Member- currently inactive