Bachelor, University Rochester, 1971. Juris Doctor cum laude, New York University, 1974.
Attorney, Breed Abbott & Morgan, New York City, 1974-1976; attorney, Rifkind Sterling & Lockwood, Beverly Hills, California, 1976-1978; attorney, Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger, Los Angeles, 1978-1981; partner, Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger, Los Angeles, 1981-1987; partner, White & Case, Los Angeles, 1987-1996; managing director, First American Title Insurance Company Australia Proprietary Ltd., Sydney managing director, First Australian Title Company.
Trustee Project Literacy Los Angeles, 1990-1992. Board of Governors The Pilgrim School, Los Angeles, 1992-1995. Board directors HopeNet, Los Angeles, 1990-1991.
Chairman of the Board deacons 1stCongl. Church Los Angeles, 1992-1993, trustee, 1994-1996. Member California Club, Phi Alpha Delta.