Practice Areas


  • Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2001)
  • Susquehanna University (B.A., English, summa cum laude, 1998)

Legal Background

  • Associate, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP, Boston, MA (2006-2008)
  • Associate, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, Quincy, MA (2005)
  • Associate, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, Boston, MA (2001-2005)

Professional Affiliations

  • Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section and Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association


  • U.S. Court of Appeals: First, Eighth, and 10th Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts: District of Massachusetts, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Northern and Southern District of Illinois, and District of Kansas
  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • Massachusetts Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • City of Edwardsville, Human Relations Committee (2021-present)
  • Board of Directors, Opera Edwardsville (2018-present)
  • Vestry, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (2012-2015, 2021-present)
  • Edwardsville Rotary Club (2015-present)
  • Member, St. Louis Symphony Chorus (2008-present)
  • Board of Trustees, Boston's Chorus Pro Musica (2006-2009)
  • Samaritans of Boston, Human Resources Committee (2004-2008)