Bachelor of Arts California, Berkeley, 1970. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1973.
Associate Lawler, Felix & Hall, Los Angeles, 1974-1979, Pettit & Martin, San Francisco, 1979-1980, partner, 1981-1994. Vice president, deputy general counsel International Insurance Company, Chicago, 1994-1996, acting general counsel, 1996-1997, senior vice president, 1997—2002, also board directors. Senior vice president, worldwide special counsel, secretary TIG Insurance Group Inc.: TIG Insurance Holdings, Manchester, New Hampshire, since 2002.
Editorial consultant California Forms of Jury Instruction, Matthew Bender, 1985, Proof in Competitive Business Practices Litigation, California Continuing Education of Bar, 1993. Board directors Resolution Group, Inc., TIG Insurance Company, RiverStone Insurance United Kingdom, River Stone Insurance United Kingdom. Arbitrator San Francisco Superior Court, 1987-1994, United States District Court Northern District California, San Francisco, 1989-1994.
Senior vice president Fairmont Premier Insurance Company, since 2006, Fairmont Insurance Company, since 2006, Fairmont Specialty Insurance Company, since 2006, Fairmont Specialty Insurance Finance Company, since 2006, Fairmont Specialty Managers Corporation, since 2006. Secretary Fairmont Specialty Group, Inc., since 2006.
Founder, board directors Legal Community Against Violence, San Francisco, 1993-1995. Member board trustees Palace Theater Trust, since 2006. Member American Bar Association (co-chairman section ligitation, Corporate Counsel committee regional workshop programs since 1993, vice chairman section on tort and insurance practice since 1995, program chairman section on litigation 1997), State Bar California (committee on administration of justice 1992-1994).
Married to Ann Curry, December 16, 1978. Children: Lisa, Jennifer.