• Five years as Executive Editor of a national magazine and its website.
  • Fifteen years as a senior reporter and editor at two national publications.
  • Thirty years writing for magazines and newspapers.
  • Winner of multiple awards from business press associations.
  • Author of two books.
  • Former fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Work History

  • Executive Editor, Corporate Counsel magazine (2011-present): While working with a staff of five reporters and editing stories for both the national magazine and the daily website, have continued to write articles. Also edit all the contributed content written by experts.
  • Senior reporter, Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer (2005-2011): Wrote everything from quick-hit web pieces to magazine cover stories. The subjects ranged from light humor to hard-hitting investigations.
  • Associate Editor/Staff reporter, The National Law Journal (2001-2005):
  • Stringer for The New York Times and other publications.

Additional Experience

  • As a freelancer, have written for The New York Times, Newsday, The Wall Street Journal and other newspapers; and for magazines like McCall’s, Columbia Journalism Review and Dallas Life Magazine.
  • Author of In Good Hands (Pay What It Costs Publishing, 2016) and The Battle and the Backlash: The Child Sexual Abuse War (Lexington Books, 1988).

Education and Awards

  • American Society of Business Publications Editors Gold Award and Stephen
    Barr Award in 2014 for best feature article; two Bronze Awards in 2016; Gold Award in 2008.
  • Jesse H. Neal Award in 2014 for best feature article; finalist in 2011, 2009, 2007.
  • Prudential Fellowship for Children and the News, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (1995).
  • Fund for Investigative Journalism grants (1992, 1985).
  • M.S. (and Sevellon Brown Award), Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, N.Y.
  • M.A.T. (in teaching English), Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  • B.A. (English), Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.