DePaul University College of Law, J.D. 1979. DePaul University College of Arts and Sciences, B.A with highest honors, 1976.
US Supreme Court (2009); Illinois Supreme Court (1979) Iowa Supreme Court (1991); U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit, 1981 and U.S. District Court (N.D. Illinois, 1980 )
Awards and Recognitions
Appointed to Iowa District Export Council by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker (2016) Elected Chairman of Iowa Environmental Protection Commission by Fellow members (200 Appointed to Iowa Supreme Court Reform Task Force (2011) by Court members. Recognized for leadership by Iowa Association of Corporate Counsel (service as Vice President) and ACEC Legal Forum (chair and member).