Party affiliation: Democrat
- Trial attorney, unites states department of Labor, Washington, 1963-1970;assistant secretary of labor, Washington, 1977-1981;general counsel, staff director senate, Labor and Human Resources Commission, Washington, 1970-1977;partner, Connerton & Bernstein, Washington, 1981-1986;administrator, Occupl. Health Legal Rights Foundation, Washington, 1986-1991;private practice,, Potomac, Maryland., since 1986. Board of trustees National Child Labor Committee, 1982-1995, chair, 1994-1995.
Board trustees National Capitol Young Men’s Christian Association, Washington, 1983-1986. Vice chairman Muscle, Inc., 1983-1988. Member American Bar Association (council member labor and employment law section, co-chairman federal labor standards committee, co-chair Occupational Safety and Health Administration committee, co-chair workers' compensation committee), Federal Bar Association (chairman administrative labor law committee), District of Columbia Bar Association (chairman labor section, workers compensation committee), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association.