Partner Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, Philadelphia, 1959-1984. Manager personal law section Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1985-1990, vice-chair personal law section, 1990-1992, chair, 1992-1999. Special counsel McCarter & English LLP, since 2000.
Secretary, director Airline Hydraulics Corporation, Philadelphia, 1969-2000. Advisory committee on decedents estates laws Joint State Government Commission, since 1992, chair subcommittee on powers of attorney, since 1993. Co-chair Southern Jersey Ethics Alliance, 1993-1997, emeritus chair 1998-2009.
Board directors Redevelopment Authority Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1987, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania, 1980-1989, LaSalle College High School, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, 1991-1997. Member American Bar Association (chairman committee simplification security transfers 1972-1976, chairman member committee 1972-1982, member council real property, probate and trust law section 1979-1985, secretary 1985-1987, division director probate division 1987-1989, chair elect 1989-1990, chair 1990-1991, co-chair National Conference Lawyers & Corporation Fiduciaries), Pennsylvania Bar Association (house of deals 1979-1981), Philadelphia Bar Association (chairman probate section 1972), American College Trust and Estate Counsel (editor Probate Notes 1983, board regents 1986-1991, member executive committee 1988-1991, elder law committee since 1993, president foundation, 2005-2007), International Academy Estate and Trust Law (executive committee 1984-1988, 90-94, vice president since 2006), American Bar Foundation, International Fish and Game Association, Union League Club (Philadelphia), Ocean City Club (New Jersey), Marlin and Tuna Club.