Vice president, trustee Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cleveland, 1972-1990. Director, secretary executive committee Florida Health Sciences Center, since 1997. Director Cleveland Growth Association, 1987-1988.
Trustee Academy Preparatory, St. Petersburg, Florida, since 1999. Lay reader Cathedral Church of St. Peter's, St. Petersburg, Florida, since 2000. Member of American Association of University Professors, American Bar Association (chair business law section, non-profit corporation committee 1987-1991, business law section council member 1993-1994, house of deals 1994-1999, member accreditation committee 1994—2000, chair international programs committee 1995-1999, senior lawyers division council 1997—2001, chair accreditation committee 1999—2000, section legal education council since 2000, specialization standing committee 2001-2004, chair senior lawyers division council 2003-2004, chair 2003-2004, standing committee library member, Congress Law Library., Glass Cutter award 1997, Business Law Section Authors award 2009), English Speaking Union (trustee 1986-1989), Cleveland Bar Association (president 1987-1988, meritorious service award 1987), Ohio State Bar Association (council of deals 1981-1991, Ohio Bar medal 1992), American Law Institute (ALI-American Bar Association committee 1998—2001, advisory committee since 2001, elected member), Association American Law Schools (executive committee 1977-1981), St. Petersburg Yacht Club (Stetson University Hall of Fame).