(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in May 2010.)
Date of Birth: June 28, 1934, San Diego, CA
Spouse: Ann Davies; four children
Education: B.A, USC (1956), LL.B, UC Berkeley (1962). Admitted to California Bar in 1963.
Work: Research attorney, CA Sup Ct Justice Roger Traynor; Davies and Burch (San Diego), 1963-76; partner in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1976-93; of counsel, Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory & Natsis, 1993-present; Judicial Appointments Secretary to Governor Pete Wilson (1/95 to 1/99); Judicial Appointments Advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 6/04 to 1/07.
Bar/other: Chair, Executive Committee, Republican Associates of San Diego County (1970-72); Chair, Selective Service Appeals Board, Southern Federal Judicial Dist. of CA (1968-75); Chair, Mayor’s Centre City Task Force (1982-83); Chair, Sen. Pete Wilson’s California Judicial Qualification Committee (1983-90); President, Centre City Dev. Corp. (1987-92); Cahir, Regents of University of California (1998-2000; member, 92-04); Chair, Mayor’s Charter Review Committee (2007-08); Chair, Board of Trustees of Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego (2006-08).