Combines an eye for detail with a dedication to the simple, effective and appropriate use of language. Enjoys getting the sense of what the writer is trying to say and helping the writer to say it well. Strives to make everyone on the team look good by providing a high standard of quality control within a specific deadline.
For over ten years, charged with proofreading all manner of documents, including prospectuses and legal briefs, market presentations to potential clients, in-house directories and training manuals, and individual projects of partners, including fictional and scholarly works. Corrected copy for consistency in format and style, accuracy in grammar and sense.
For past six years, assisted editor in maintaining style, consistency and accuracy of weekly in-house newsletter informing clients of latest developments in banking/financial law. Created newsletter style guide, wrote headlines and corrected copy drawn from news feeds. Familiar with Chicago and AP style, MS Office and CS5 design applications.
July 2004–January 2014: Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Proofreader; Temporary 2003-2004
January 2001–February 2003: White & Case LLP, New York, NY
January 2001–May 2002: City University of New York/BMCC Campus, New York, NY
Adjunct Professor of Speech
March 1999–December 2000: Metroproof, Inc., New York, NY
January 1996–March 1999: Stock Illustration Source, New York, NY
Freelance Production Assistant
MFA Acting, American Conservatory Theater, 1998
B.A. Theater Arts, Portland State University, 1993
Gotham Writers Workshop – Screenwriting
Member, Writers Guild of America East