Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1964). Indiana University School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1967). Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi.
Working as a partner of GARCIA & KEENER - ADVOGADOS. Admitted to the bar, 1972, New York (Not admitted in Brazil).
American Society of Rio de Janeiro (President, 1983). American School of Rio de Janeiro (President. Board of Director, 1986-1988).