EDUCATION:

  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 1986
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1991

WORK:

  • Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, 1992–93
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Fern Smith, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 1993–94
  • Federal Public Defender, Orange County, California, 1994–96
  • Adjunct Professor, Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law, 1997–2003

NOTABLE WORKS:

  • Love & Treasure, 2014
  • Red Hook Road, 2010
  • Bad Mother, 2009
  • Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, 2006
  • Daughter's Keeper, 2003
  • "Mommy-Track" Mysteries, 2000

LIFE:

  • Married to Michael Chabon, four children (20, 17, 14, 12)
  • Resides in Berkeley, California