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CREDENTIALS

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1977
  • Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Columbia, 1981 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1981
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1985 

Education:

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA, 1976 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1973 B.S., Bachelor of Science
  • Honors: With Distinction
  • Honors: Norlegamma Honor Council
  • Major: Communications Studies

Published Works:

  • Principal Author: Criminal Antitrust Litigation Handbook, Second Edition, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, 2007 
  • Whither the Major Count? The Role of Title 18 Charges in Recent Antitrust Division Prosecutions, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Criminal Practice and Procedure Committee Newsletter, May 2004/No. 33
  • Editor, Sentencing Guidelines in Antitrust, A Practitioner's Handbook, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1999
  • Co-author, "Protecting Ourselves From Ourselves: Impeding the Antitrust Grand Jury by Lawful Means" , Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, April 30-May 1, 1998
  • Co-author, "Criminal Evidence" and "Criminal Appeals" chapters, Criminal Defense Techniques, Matthew Bender, 1990
  • Co-author, "Agents in Your Files: The Search Warrant", 2 Corporate Criminal Liability Reporter 3, Summer, 1988
  • Non-merger Investigation and Enforcement at the Antitrust Division, Section of Antitrust Law American Bar Association, 54 Antitrust L. J. , 1985
  • "Keeping Them Honest", Texas Business, March, 1985

Representative Cases:

  • In Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. U.S., 352 F. Supp. 2d 553 E.D. PA 2005, 1 Trade Cases P 74,669
  • In re Grand Jury, 1997, 47 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 29, 3rd Circuit-Delaware, April 25, 111 F3d.1083. 65 USLW 2579
  • United States v. Werme, 1991, 3rd Circuit-Pennsylvania, July 30, 939 F.2d 108, 33 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1479
  • Frey v. Joshua Bigwood & Son, Ltd., 1990, E.D. Pennsylvania, December 4, 1990 , WL 199084
  • Follansbee-Merion Historic Associates v. Historical Improvements Ltd. Partnership, 1990, E.D. Pennsylvania, May 31, 1990 , WL 74239
  • Com. v. Jones, 1988, Pennsylvania, November 23, 520 Pa. 68.550 A.2d 536
  • In re J.M.V., 90 B.R. 737, Bankr. L. Rep. P. 72, 446, 26 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1182, 1988, Bankruptcy Court E.D. Pennsylvania, September 16
  • United States v. Continental Group, Inc., 1979, 4 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 734, 3rd Circuit-Pennsylvania, July 20, 603 F.2d 444, 1979-2 Trade Cases P 62, 782
  • United States ex rel. Hoss v. Cuyler, 1978, E.D. Pennsylvania, May 1, 452 F. Supp. 256

Expert Testimony Cited In:

  • "Lessons from United States v. True: Effective Use of Expert Testimony in Defending Criminal Antitrust Cases," Antitrust, Vol. 13, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, Spring 1999

Task Forces and Teaching:

  • Member, International Cartel Working Group, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 2005-2008
  • Panelist, "Managing Antitrust Matters in the Modern Corporate Governance Era," American Bar Association/New York City Bar, New York, 2006
  • Advanced Criminal Antitrust Workshops, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1995 - 1996
  • The Federal Sentencing Guidelines, American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), 1989
  • United States Attorneys' Healthcare Fraud Conference, United States Department of Justice, 1993 - 1994
  • Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Enforcement in the 1990's, National Health Lawyers Association, 1992
  • Current Developments in Antitrust and White Collar Criminal Enforcement, State Bar of Texas, 1986
  • Non-merger Investigation and Enforcement, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 1985

Honors:

  • Designated a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine 2015
  • Commendation by Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1986

Affiliations:

  • Member, International Cartel Working Group, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association (Philadelphia), 1987 - Present
  • Member, Executive Committee and Criminal Law Committee
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1995 - Present
  • Mediator, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1995 - Present

Military Service:

  • Navy Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps (Reserve), Years of Service: 1983 - 2013

Public Life:

  • United States Department of Justice, Chief, Dallas Office, Antitrust Division, 1982 - 1987
  • United States Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1981 - 1982
  • United States Department of Justice, Special Assistant, Antitrust Division, 1979 - 1981
  • United States Department of Justice, Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division, 1976 - 1979

Languages:

  • German