Student, University California-Berkeley, 1944; Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1949; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1953; postgraduate, Cambridge (England) University, 1950.
With firm Covington & Burling, Washington, 1953-1955, 57-61, partner, 1969—1977, 1981—2005. Lecturer law University Wisconsin, 1956. Assistant to secretary defense for legislation affairs United States Department Defense, 1962-1965, undersecretary Department Army, 1965-1969, assistant secretary for international security affairs, 1977-1981.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).
Married Enud De Kibedi-Varga, January 21, 1966. Children: Laura, Carola. Married Nelse Greenway, April 9, 1983.