Party affiliation: Republican
From assistant district attorney to chief assistant district attorney New York County District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1956-1976. Chief assistant district attorney Queens County District Attorney' General’ s Office, New York, 1973. Special prosecutor, deputy attorney general City of New York, 1976-1979.
Chairman board, president New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation, 1979-1982. Criminal justice coordinator City of New York, 1982-1983. Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1983—1996, senior judge, since 1996.
Adjunct professor John Jay College Criminal Justice, New York City, 1979-1983, Fordham University School Law, New York City, 1992, 93. Member Foreign Intelligence Service Court, 1994-2001, Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation, 1998-2006. Member advisory committee Criminal Rules of the Judicial Conference, United States of America, since 2007.
With security agency and military intelligence United States Army, 1954-1956.