Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts, 1977). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1980). Spoken languages: Spanish, Portuguese and French.
Worked at O"Melveny & Myers Limited Liability Partnership (Los Angeles, California) specializing in General Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice, and Criminal Trials Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Administrative; Antitrust. Banking; Bankruptcy; Commercial.
Construction. Corporation and Corporate Financing. Environmental; Immigration and Naturalization.
Insurance Coverage Defense. Intellectual Property.
Labor and Employment. Employment Benefits; Media and Entertainment. Municipal, Municipal Zoning and Municipal Finance.
Oil and Gas. Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition. Probate, Trusts and Estate Planning.
Public Utilities. Real Estate. Securities.
And Tax Law. Admitted to the bar, 1981, New York, New Jersey and United States.
District Court, District of New Jersey. 1984, United States. District Court, Southern District of New New York Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School, 1984-1987.
Secretary, United States.-Spain Chamber of Commerce, 1988-1992.
Member, Board of Directors, Columbia Law School Alumni Association, 1991-1994. Director, United States.-Spain Chamber of Commerce, 1985.
Director, Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, 1995. Director of Ballet Hispanico of New York, 1994.
Director of WBGO-FM (Newark Public Radio), 1997.
Council on Foreign Relations. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1984-1987. Chairman, Inter-American Affairs Committee, 1996).
American Bar Association (Chairman, Section of Interamerican University Law, 1985-1988 and 1991-1994.
Director, Central American Program, 1985-1989. Member, Presidential Commission on Latin America).
(New York, New York Office). O"Melveny & Myers Limited Liability Partnership, founded over 110 years ago on January 2, 1885, is the oldest law firm in Los Los Angeles
Since that time, we have grown from two attorneys in two rooms specializing in the local concerns of a frontier community to a firm of more than 500 lawyers involved in matters of regional, national and global concern.
Member advisory board Council of Americas, since 2001. Board trustees Dartmouth College, since 2002, Mid.East Institute, since 2004. Director Ballet Hispanico, since 1994, WBGO-FM Newark Public Radio, 1997—2007, Accion International, since 2006.
Board directors Columbia Law School Alumni Association, 1991—1994. Member of American Bar Association (chairman Inter-American law committee 1985-1988, Central American task force 1985-1989, presidential Latin America advisory commission 1986-1991, chairman Inter-American law committee 1991-1994), Association of the Bar of the City of New York (member com on foreign and comparative law 1984-1987, chairman Inter-American affairs committee 1996-1998, director city bar fund since 1999), Brazilian-United States Chamber of Commerce (director since 1995, secretary 2005-2006).
Married Andrea Gabor, June 22, 1985.