1992, Minnesota; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Tenth Circuits
University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Law School Graduation Year
University of Minnesota, B.A., summa cum laude, 1983
Phi Beta Kappa. Author: Preemption by Federal Agencies in Toxic Tort Litigation, For the Defense Magazine for Defense, Insurance and Corporate Counsel, May 1996; New Avenue for Tort Reform: Agency Federal Preemption, ABA Committee on Corporate Counsel Newsletter, Winter 1996; Federal Agencies, Not Just Congress, May Preempt State Law Product Liability Claims, ABA Committee on Product Liability Newsletter, Winter 1996; Agency's Express Preemption Precludes Tort Claims, Leader's Product Liability and Strategy, November 1995. Associate Attorney, Popham Haik Schnobeich Kaufman, 1992-1997.