I'm a native New Jerseyan who, after making my way down the East
Coast, with a stint in our nation's capital and some time trying to
be a southerner in Virginia (eating lots of good BBQ and learning
the utility of the word "y'all"), finally made it out west.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a lawyer down on the peninsula, where I help start ups with
their legal odds and ends and lend a hand in their growth. I enjoy
my work a lot, but it is just one slice of what I am doing with my
I’m really good at
Improving scrambled eggs.
Creating long lists of places I'd like to travel to.
Obtaining the life stories of Lyft/Uber drivers.
The first things people usually notice about me
That, despite not having lived in NJ for a decade, I still oddly
pronounce water (wauder) and coffee (cawfee).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
You Shall Know Our Velocity (or anything Dave Eggers)
The Book Thief
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Great Gatsby
Lost in Translation
Stories We Tell
Star Wars, even the new ones
This question opens up the floodgates. Some of who I am listening
to right now includes
Blood Orange, Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, Janelle Monae,
Phosphorescent, Indians, Har Mar Superstar, The Head and the Heart,
Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Band, Neko Case, Jessie Ware, The
Tallest Man on Earth, Deltron 3030, East India Youth, Mr. Little
Jeans, Future Islands, Frank Ocean
And lots more.
The six things I could never do without
My family and friends
A pen and a pad
The opportunity to travel
Wikipedia / Netflix documentaries
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Why people wear gigantic Beats headphones at the gym, it just seems
On a typical Friday night I am
Trying out a new restaurant with my pals and then out for drinks.
However, there is also a high chance that I am drinking some wine
and enjoying a Netflix documentary or book.
You should message me if
You'd like to explore this city, leaving no stone unturned, and
share some laughs along the way.