Williams College (Bachelor of Arts, 1958). Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California. University of Texas (Bachelor of Laws, 1965).
Bar: Texas 1965, United States District District (southern district) Texas 1966, United States District Court District of Columbia, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Association, Fulbright, Crooker, Freeman, Bates & Jaworski, Houston, 1966-1968. Associate, partner Thompson, Ogletree, Deakins & Vogt, Atlanta and Washington, 1968-1972.
Associate, partner Fulbright & Jaworski, Washington, 1972.
Presidential appointee, board directors National Passenger Railway Corporation (National Railroad Passenger Corporation), 1991-1992, National Transportation Safety Board, 1992-1994, chairman 1992-1994. Member White House Commision on Aviation Safety and Security, 1996-1997.
Director Flag Investors Funds, 1996, Yellow Corporation, 1996, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, 1994. Chairman, board directors Chinquapin School, Highlands, Texas, 1968-1973.
Member, honorary member board of trustees Boy and Girls Club of Washington, 1978.
Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1958-1962.
Member of Bar District of Columbia, State Bar Texas, National Association College and University Attorney (chairman national office committee 1978-1981, member executive board since 1981), American Bar Association (member administration law section, chairman equal employment opportunity committee 1976-1980, chairman management committee 1984, member labor and employment law section, member litigation section), Chinquapin School (chairman, board director 1968-1973), Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security (member 1996-1997), National Transportation Safety Board (chairman 1992-1994), Flight Safety Foundation (board governor 1994), Royal Aeronautical Society, Fellow American Bar Foundation, Yellow Corporation, Flag Investors Funds (director since 1996), Metropolitan (Washington), Boy and Girls Club of Washington (honorary member board trustees since 1978).
Married Margrit Wulff, July 27, 1968. Children: Erika, Bianca.