Born 1954 in Columbia, SC
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by Barack Obama on December 22, 2009, to a seat vacated by Henry M. Herlong, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 9, 2010.
Duke University, B.A., 1975
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1979-2010