Northwestern University (Bachelor of Arts, 1977. Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, 1981). Universite de Paris 1, Panthdon-Sorbonne, France (Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies en Droit Compare des Affaires, 1982).
Jessup Moot Court Competition, International and United States. Championship Team, 1979. Articles Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, 1980-1981.
Spoken languages: Polish, French.
Associate, Coudert Brothers, New York City, 1982-1985; associate, Coudert Brothers, London, 1985-1988; associate, Coudert Brothers, Sydney, Australia, 1988-1989; senior associate, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, 1990-1995; partner, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, 1995-1996; general counsel, Ameritech International, since 1996.
Trustee Window To The World Comm., Inc. (Stations Window To The World-television and WFMT-FM), Chicago. Member of advisory board Station WBEZ-FM, Chicago.
Board directors Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc., Polish Museum American, 1991-1998, Polish American Congress, 1992-1996. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Society International Law, French-American Chamber of C., German-American Chamber of Commerce, United States-Poland Chamber of Commerce (founder, chairman 1991-1995).
Married Barbara Podkul, July 31, 1993. 1 child, Anna.