Member of American Bar Association (chairman committee development law union administration and procedure section labor law 1975, management co-chairman formulation and editing committee report committee law union & ad 1980-1985, procedure section labor and employment law 1980-1985), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association.
From associate to partner Houston, Cooper, Speer & German, 1968—1974. Partner Cohen, Cohen & Lippard, 1974—1976, Houston, Cohen, Harbaugh & Lippard, PC, Pittsburgh, 1976—1985, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, 1986—1996, of counsel, 1997—1999. Senior vice president finance and administration, general counsel Tube City LLC, Glassport, Pennsylvania, 1997—2001, executive vice president finance and administration, general counsel, since 2002.
Vice president, general counsel Tube City Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Corporation, since 2005.