Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Year you joined DWT: 2009
How you describe your work to a kid: I’m a lawyer who helps keep the lights on.
Diversity hero: Lindbergh Porter of Littler Mendelson, one of the first black equity partners at a major law firm and minority presidents of a major bar association.
Why you serve on the diversity committee: To continue DWT’s thoughtful progress on diversity issues and to see the firm continue to benefit from the actions it takes to make a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
Personal goal in five years: To have DWT recognized as a leader for its thoughtful and progressive diversity and inclusion initiatives.