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Office Assistant

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
August 09, 2018

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Juris Doctor, Spring, 1989

Honors: Wiley A. Branton Leadership Award, 1989

Awards: American Jurisprudence Award, Professional Responsibility American Jurisprudence Award, National Moot Court

Activities: Co-Captain, Howard University National Moot Court Team Lecturer, Close Up Foundation


Bachelor of Science, Spring 1985

Honors: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1985 EXPERIENCE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL (OAG) Washington, D.C. Assistant Attorney General (AAG), Grade DS-15

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) 2007-2013 Advised DISBs Director, senior-level employees and staff in the Insurance, Securities and Banking Bureaus on a wide variety of issues including: Federal and District of Columbia Insurance, securities and banking laws (Federal laws and District statutes), District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR), personnel law (including proposed adverse actions and employee grievances (such as termination or suspension), and other employment-related controversies and/or disputes. Represented DISB Human Rights, the Board of Appeals and Review

Chief, Office of Regulations and Legislative Affairs 2006-2007 Drafted and/or reviewed/revised proposed legislation or rulemaking prepared for submission and publication in the D istrict of Columbia Register, and for presentation at hearings before the Council of the District of Columbia for notice and comment, in accordance with the provisions of the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR, Anthony A. Williams 1999-2006 Administrator/Director, Office of Documents and Administrative Issuances (ODAI) Compiled and published titles of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations - 31 titles- and the weekly edition of the D istrict of Columbia Register, Drafted final decisions on appeals to the Mayor from actual or constructive denials of the disclosure of information requested under the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act


Complaints Manager, Office of Equal Employment and Minority Affairs 1998-1999 Provided overall administration and oversight of the equal employment opportunity complaints process for trust instrumentality of the United States. Significant duties included: served as principal legal advisor to staff members on all EEO matters; determined the propriety of accepting or dismissing complaints of discrimination in accordance with established regulatory criteria; reviewed reports of investigation for completeness; drafted final decisions on the merits of discrimination complaints; rendered technical assistance to management officials and coordinated settlement negotiations; reviewed and revised internal procedures and policy guidance to comply with statutes and regulations. Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 1996-1998 Provided legal advice and representation to public body of the United States on a wide variety of legal matters. Significant duties included: participating in all aspects of litigation in federal torts and quasi-judicial adversary proceedings initiated under various statutes, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and other anti-discrimination laws); the Competition in Contracting Act; the Contracts Disputes Act; the Federal Torts Claims Act; and the Administrative Procedure Act. Provided advice regarding federal appropriations and exempt organizations legal requirements, administration of contracts, claims against the government, personnel policies and public information law. SHAW, PITTMAN, POTTS & TROWBRIDGE (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman) Washington, D.C. Associate, Government Contracts 1992-1995

Provided clients with advice and representation on a broad spectrum of government contract matters, including: contract administration; negotiations; GAO, ASBCA, GSBCA, and agency-level protests and disputes; federal district court litigation, including injunctions; federal circuit court appeals; claims and disputes in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (formerly U.S. Court of Claims/Claims Court) and boards of contract appeals; legislation/regulation; subcontracting; small & minority business program requirements; procurement ethics; white collar crimes; and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) THE HONORABLE GEORGE W. MITCHELL, ASSOCIATE JUDGE Washington, D.C. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1990-1992 Law Clerk for trial judge presiding over complex civil and domestic relations cases. Participated in the preparation of legal decisions, orders and other legal memoranda; conducted legal research and made recommendations regarding procedural and substantive issues in a large volume of cases; served as liaison between judge and parties in court matters. PUBLICATIONS

Co-author, F inancing Government Contracts ( D.C. Bar CLE Course) (April, 1993) Contributor, U nderstanding and Managing Federal Bid Protests (UVA CLE course) (Jan., 1993) Contributor, G overnment Contracting Law Monitor; Technology Law Notes BAR ADMISSIONS

District of Columbia; Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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