I am a native of Kansas City. I received my B.A. from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, a Ph.D. in cellular biology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS and a J.D. from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. I represent businesses and individuals in transactions, including purchase and sale of real estate, commercial, retail and industrial leasing, and commercial, retail and industrial financing. I am a frequent speaker in real estate leasing and real estate financing. I also serve as a board member for IRBCo, an independent review board for medical research projects. I currently also serve pro bono as general counsel for Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.