By Lewis Carroll
VITALS: B.A.:Univ. of Calif. Berkeley, '58. A.B.: Oxford University, England, '60 (Rhodes Scholar). L.L.B.: Harvard Univ., '62.
PRACTICE: Partner, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen LLP, San Francisco. Civil litigation, primarily commercial business and products in trial and appellate courts, arbitration and mediation. Fellow: Academy of Appellate Lawyers (American and Calif.), American College of Trial Lawyers.
HAIL TO THE CHIEF: President: State Bar of Calif., '85-86; Bar Assn. of San Francisco, '80.
CELL PHONE: Nokia, "Top of the line."
FIRM TECH: Windows NT 4.0, migrating to Windows 2000 this summer. Windows 95 on desktops, Microsoft Word, iManage, InterAction, Microsoft Outlook.
COMPUTER: Dell Latitute CPi (Pentium 233, 128 MB RAM notebook.)
PRINTER: Hewlett Packard HP 4150TS.
NO: Pager, Palm.
RECENTLY APPEALED CASE: Patricia Anderson, et al. v. General Motors, et al., Superior Court of the State of Calif., County of Los Angeles, No. BC 116926.
BOOKMARKS: Airline schedules.
FAVORITE MAGAZINE: The New Yorker.
FAVORITE TV SHOW: The 49ers when they used to win.
LETTERMAN OR LENO: Letterman.
CARS: '87 Porsche 928. GM Tahoe. Honda motorscooter for commute from home to Tiburon ferry building. (Takes ferry across Bay to his office at Embarcadero Center).
FREQUENT FLIER STATS: 75,000 miles in '99. Preferred carrier domestic: United Airlines. International: British Airways.
WHERE WE WOULD FIND YOU ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Playing tennis.
WINTER VACATION: Divided vacation time this winter between Aspen, Vail, Whistler, and Lake Tahoe.
LAST BOOK READ: Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano.
MOST IMPORTANT TECH TREND: Exciting prospect is placing hypertext links to cases into briefs and documents, which ultimately forces people to be pretty damned honest.
QUOTE: "The time has come, the Walrus said."