Education

J.D. Harvard Law School

Prepared 3L Paper entitled Regulating the Private Military Industry

Research Assistant to Professors Noah Feldman and David Barron

Residential Assistant for Ames Hall Dormitory

Member of Student Funding Board (managed six-figure budget)

B.A. University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude (3.78)

Received major-specific honors in International Relations

Prepared honors thesis on The Rise of the Private Military Corporation

Research Intern at the Foreign Policy Research Institute

Employment

  • Boies Schiller
  • Federal District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • John Lauro
  • Paul Weiss
  • Skadden Arps
  • Baach Robinson & Lewis (now Lewis Baach)

Admissions

Admitted to practice in Florida, New York, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Community Involvement

  • President of Harvard Club of Tampa Bay
  • Commissioner of the Judicial Nominating Commission for Florida’s Thirteenth Circuit Court in and for Hillsborough County
  • Registered over 250 voters as part of Eagle Scout Project.
  • Worked with Lawyers for McCain in Philadelphia.
  • Member of Harvard Law School Republican Club.
  • Member New York Young Republican Club and Delegate to Young Republican National Federation.
  • Worked on for Jim Tedisco, Speaker of the New York House, during Special Election to fill Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s house seat in Upstate New York.
  • Worked on Chris Christie’s 2009 Campaign for Governor of New Jersey.
  • Worked as a Poll Watcher for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
  • Executive Board Member of Orange County (FL) Young Republican Club.
  • Commissioner of the Judicial Nominating Commission for Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal (resigned upon relocation to Tampa).
  • Member of Tampa Bay Young Republican Club.
  • Alumni Interviewer for Harvard College applicants from Tampa Bay.

Hobbies

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Weightlifting, Distance Running, Poker, Target Shooting, Paintball, Golf, Chess.