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Admitted: 1990, Pennsylvania; 1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1992, California; 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1997, Connecticut, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, First Circuit, Tenth Circuit and Third Circuit; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1990.
College: University of Rhode Island, B.S., with highest distinction, 1987.
Birth Date and Place: Newport, Rhode Island, July 12, 1962.
Practice Areas: Constitutional Law; Civil Rights; Prisoners Rights; Litigation; Public Benefits; Class Actions; Appellate Practice; Civil Appeals; Complex and Multi-District Litigation; Fifth Amendment Law; First Amendment Law; Fourth Amendment Law; Freedom of Informatio
Additional Information: PRIOR EMPLOYMENT: Member, Order of the Coif. Law Clerk to Hon. Edmund V. Ludwig, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1990-1991. Associate: O'Melveny & Myers, 1991-1992; Law Offices of Amitai Schwartz, 1993-1997; Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn, 1997-1999.
Lewis v. Casey, 518 U.S. 343 (1996) (amici); Greenless v. Almond, 277 F.3d 601 (1st Cir. 2002); Tyler v. Douglas, 2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 22407 (2ND Cir. 2001); McCledon v. Georgia Dept. of Community Health, 261 F.3d 1252 (11th Cir. 2001); United States v. Nurse, 2000 U.S. app. LEXIS 651 (2nd Cir. 2000); Bitetto v. Harrington, 1997 U.S. App. Lexis 19957 (9th Cir. 2000); Bucholtz v. Belshe, 114 F.3d 923 (9th Cir. 1997); Madrid v. California, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 27460 (9th Cir. 1997); Jackson v. Mcintosh, 90 F.3d 330 (9th Cir. 1996); Broselow v. Fisher, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17386 (E.D. Pa. 2001); Cardenas v. Anzai, 128 F. Supp. 2d 704 (D. Haw. 2001); Barton v. Summers, 111 F.Supp. 2d 989 (M.D. Tenn. 2000); Bolieau v. Hartford, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22968 (D. Conn. 1999); Dalzin v. Belshe, 993 F.Supp. 732 (N.D.Cal. 1997); People ex rel. Gallo v. Acuna, 14 Cal. 4th 1090 (Cal. 1997); Wagner v. Clark Equipment Co., 259 Conn. 114 (2002) (amicus).
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Firm Members: Michael Koskoff Regina DeLuca Christopher Bernard Richard Bieder Trudy Kiaunis Joshua Koskoff Regina Deluca Susan Fink Lillian Gustilo James Horwitz Vincent Musto Karen Koskoff Rosalind Koskoff Rosalind Koskoff Joel Lichtenstein Carey Riley Carey Reilly James Wu Kathleen Nastri Cynthia Bott