Born to William Henry Hastie and Beryl (Lockhart) Hastie in Washington, D.C.
Earns a Bachelor of Science from Bates College.
Earns a Master of Arts from Tufts University.
Earns a Juris Doctor from Catholic University of America.
Is admitted to practice law by The District of Columbia Bar.
Is a law clerk to Chief Judge Spottswood W. Robinson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Washington, D.C., through 1977.
Is a law clerk to Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington, D.C., through 1977.
Is an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman in Washington, D.C., through 1977.
Is chief counsel within the U.S. Senate Budget Committee.
Is an administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB, within the Executive Office of the President in Washington, D.C.
Is partner at Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, D.C. until she retires in 2004.
Served as chair of the public contract law section of the American Bar Association through 1993.
Is on the board of directors of Continental Airlines, Inc. and presently maintains this role.
Is on the board of directors of The Gannett Company and presently maintains this role.
Is on the board of directors of Sun Trust Bank Inc. and The Chubb Corporation and presently maintains these roles.
Is on the board of directors of WGL Holdings, Inc. and presently maintains this role.