• Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • Juris Doctorate – 2000
    • Honors: Awarded the Dominick Gabrielli award for excellence in Appellate Moot Court
    • Law Review: Albany Law Review, Associate Editor, 1997 – 2000
  • Union College
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1996
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: with Department Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Gabrielli Memorial Award for commitment, dedication, support, and volunteerism to the Moot Court Program at Albany Law School, 2002
  • Capital District Business Review 40 Under 40 Award, 2005
  • Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Award for the Emerging Professional, 2005
  • Appointed to the New York State Young Leaders Congress by the Spitzer administration to advise on economic development issues pertaining to the attraction and retention of young people in New York, and how to build sustainable communities
  • Featured in the March 2008 edition of Success Magazine
  • Featured in O Magazine’s November 2008 issue as one of 80 women who received a Women’s Leadership Award for her work on economic development issues, philanthropy, and volunteerism
  • Woman of Distinction Award: Junior Trailblazer from the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York, 2008
  • Appointed to the New York State Commission on National and Community Service by Governor Patterson, 2010

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Women’s Bar of the District of Columbia

Current Employment Position

  • Founder, 2007