Bachelor with distinction, George Washington University, 1968; Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1976; Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1979.
Instructor, lecturer Ohio State University, Columbus, 1974—1976. Attorney Kaye Scholer Fiermon Hays & Handler, New York, 1980—1982. Senior executive editor Matthew Bender Company, 1984—1994.
Public Wislew Publications, Ardsley, since 1995. Adjunct instructor New York Law School, New York, 1987—1993. Editor Americans with Disability Act, Workplace Report, 1998—2003.
Author: (essays) Columbia Law Review, 1978, Virginia Quarterly Review, 2002. Public (short stories) Descant, 1983, Sou' Wester, 1984, Mississippi Review, 1985, 1990, Kansas Quarterly, 1992 (Kansas Arts Commission award), Sou' Wester, 1992, Another Chicago Magazine, 1992, Confrontation, 1992, Wind Magazine, 1993, Black River Review, 1994, Callipe, 1994, Virginia Quarterly Review, 1995, Fan Magazine, 1997. Member editl board: Columbia Law Review, 1978.
Member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Lissa Runyon Bogaty, December 4, 1992. 1 child Michael R.