J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1976, with honors
M.A., Syracuse University, 1973
B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo, 1970, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. District Courts, Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
Member, Vistage International, Inc.
California State Bar, Employment and Intellectual Property Law Sections
Board of Directors, Orange County Bar Association
Chair, Bench/Bar/Media Committee, Orange County Bar Association
Member, Gender Bias Committee, Orange County Bar Association
Long Range Planning Committee, Orange County Bar Association
President, Orange County Women Lawyer's Association
Chair, Public Affairs Committee, California State Bar
Board of Directors, California State Bar, Litigation Section
California Young Lawyers, Board of Directors, District 8
President, Inland Counties Women at Law
Advisory Board, The Fistula Foundation
Advisory Board, Integrity Wealth Management
Board of Directors/Co-Chair, Voice for Girls Task Force, Girls Scout Council of Orange County
Board of Directors, Secretary, Orange County Museum of Art
Board of Trustees, Vice President of Corporate Development, South Coast Repertory
Board of Directors, International Forum of Corporate Directors
Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Orange County
Chair, Executive Women's Council, Center Club
Founder, Women's Forum
United Way, Women's Philanthropy Fund/Chair of Women Starting A Business
WilFund/Women of Vision/World Vision
Awards & Honors
Named a Southern California "Super Lawyer" for Employment & Labor by Los Angeles magazine in 2011.
Selected as a "Top Attorney" for Employment by OC Metro magazine in 2011-2013.
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.