Intern to general counsel Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, 1970-1971. Federal management intern Internal Revenue Service, 1971-1972, labor relations officer, 1972-1975. Partner Nusbaum & Etters, Burke, Virginia, 1976-1980.
General counsel National Mediation Board, Washington, 1980—2002. Retired, 2002
With Sigma Alpha, 1971. Justice Phi Alpha Delta, 1975.
Professorial lecturer American University, Washington, 1978-1983. Adjunct professor law Georgetown University, Washington, 1985-1988. Visiting professor George Mason University School Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1999, director Center Advanced Study of Law and Dispute Resolution Processes, Arlington, 2000-2002.
- Bar: Virginia 1976, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th and 9th circuits) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, District of Columbia 1980, United States District Court District of Columbia 1980, United States Court Appeals (1st and 2d circuits) 1980, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (3rd, 11th and federal circuits) 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1983.