Areas of Practice:
The Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., Chief Judge,
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Law Clerk, 2005 – 2006
The Honorable Royce C. Lamberth
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Judicial Intern, August 2003 – May 2004
Richmond County District Attorney’s Office
Assistant District Attorney, 2009 – 2010
United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia
Organized Crime and Narcotics Trafficking Section
Law Clerk, September 2004 – August 2004
Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office (Maryland)
Student Prosecutor, January 2005 – April 2005
New York County District Attorney’s Office
Law Intern, June 2004 – August 2004
De Feis O’Connell & Rose, P.C.
Associate Attorney, 2006 – 2009
The Trainor Law Firm, P.C.
Founding Member, 2010 – Present
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2005
Awarded the top grade in the entire class in Legal Writing and Research, Trial Practice, and Evidence.
Law Review: CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy
Articles Editor, 2004-05; Staff Member, 2003-04;
Moot Court: Sutherland Cup National Moot Court Team
Coach 2005; Advocate 2004: 2004 Sutherland Cup Competition: Won “Best Brief Award” and “Second Place Award” in interschool constitutional law competition; Moot Court Constitutional Law Vice Chancellor, 2004-05
Other: Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court, Member, 2004-05; Law School
Teaching Assistant in “Evidence, ”2004; International Business and Trade Law Program:
Cracow, Poland, Summer 2003.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Arts in Government with Honors, magna cum laude; English Honors
Minor, May 2001
Honors: Petra Shattuck Award for Distinction in Government, Commencement 2001;
Graduated with a perfect 4.0 in the Government Major.
Other: John Jay College Student Government, Freshman Class Representative; Student Government Judicial Board, Member.
New York State Bar, March 2006 – Present
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, April 2009 – Present
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, May 2009 – Present
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, March 2006 – Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
New York City Bar Association, 2006 – Present
New York City Bar Association’s New York City Affairs Committee, 2011 – 2016
Subcommittee Chairman, New York City Affairs Committee’s NYPD Accountability Project, 2014 – 2015
New York County Lawyer’s Association, 2006 – Present
Federal Bar Council, 2007 – 2010
Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court, Associate, 2008 – 2009