Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit
Member, Peer Review Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission, 2008-13; Commission on Judicial Disabilities, 2009-13.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, November 25, 1972. Attended Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, Maryland; Mount Holyoke College, B.A. (history & spanish), cum laude, 1995; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1998. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1998; District of Columbia Bar, 1999; Pennsylvania Bar, 2008; New York Bar, 2010. Asper Fellow with Judge Marvin J. Garbis, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1998. Associate, Shapiro & Olander, P.A., 1998-2000. Partner, Astrachan Gunst Thomas Rubin, P.C., 2005-13 (associate, 2000-05; vice-president, 2008-13). Member, American Bar Association, 1998-; Federal Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association, 1998- (labor & employment law section; litigation section); Baltimore City Bar Association, 2000- (bench bar committee, 2008-); Women's Bar Association of Maryland, 2002- (board of directors, 2010-). Board of Trustees, Alumnae Association, Bryn Mawr School, 2002-08 (president, 2006-08). Mentor, Baltimore Girls' Schools Leadership Coalition, 2003-07. Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 2003-; University of Baltimore, 2008; University of Baltimore School of Law, 2009. Board of Trustees, Bryn Mawr School, 2006- (chair, 2011-). Columnist, SmartCEO (monthly column on business legal issues) 2008-12. Board of Directors, CollegeBound Foundation, 2008-; Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 2013-. Member, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, 2008-11 (legislative committee, 2008-09). Member, Serjeants' Inn Law Club, 2009-. Board of Directors, Baltimore Humane Society, 2010-11; Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter, Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society, 2010-. Member, Legal Committee, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., 2010-. Co-host, Midday on the Law with Dan Rodricks,WYPR 88.1 FM (local NPR station, bi-monthly legal news radio program). Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2010. Top 50 Women in Maryland Under 40, The Daily Record, 2010. Very Important Professional, The Daily Record, 2011.