Bachelor magna cum laude, Brown University, Providence, 1977. Juris Doctor, Yale Law School, New Haven, 1980.
Law clerk to Judge Edward Weinfeld, United States District Court for Southern District New York, New York City, 1980-1981; associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1981-1983; from assistant United State Attorneys to chief appellate attorney criminal division, United States Attorney' General’ s Office for Southern District New York, New York City, 1983-1987; associate counsel, Office Indiana Counsel for Iran/Contra, Washington, 1987; deputy director, Human Rights Watch, New York City, 1987-1993; executive director, Human Rights Watch, New York City, since 1993.
Member Association Bar City New York, Council Foreign Rels.
Married Nina Brodsky, May 29, 1983. Children: Lisa, Emma.