J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1976
A.B., Vassar College, 1973
Program for Senior Managers in Government, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1991
District of Columbia
United States Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Canadian Pacific Railway, Member of Board of Directors
Georgetown University Law Center, Member of Board of Visitors
Northwestern University's Transportation Center, Member of Business Advisory Committee
Association of Transportation of Law Professionals
Awards & Honors
Chosen for individual recognition for Transportation: Rail (for Railroads) - Nationwide by Chambers USA 2005 to 2015.
Named to the National Law Journal's list of "Top 45 Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazers," 2015.
Named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Transportation Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Washington, DC.
Named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Railroad Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Washington, DC.
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America as one of the top transportation and railroad lawyers in the country, 2007 to 2015.
Named a Washington, DC "Super Lawyer" in the area of Transportation/Maritime Law, 2010 to 2015.
Induction into the Georgetown University 1789 Society for her lifetime of service, 2013.
Honored by Georgetown University Law Center for her contributions to the legal professional, 1999 and 2006.
Presidential Award, Association of Transportation Law Professionals, 2008.
Person of the Year in Transportation, University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2003.
One of five "People to Watch" named by The Washington Post, 1998