Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1940; Juris Doctor, Columbia, 1942.
Practiced in, New York City, since 1942; member firm, Bernstein, Weiss, Coplan, Weinstein & Lake, since 1942; member of faculty, School Architecture, Pratt Institute, 1965-1970; Adjunct Professor, City Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, since 1979. Consultant New York State University Construction Fund, 1968. Member national council arbitrators American Arbitration Association, since 1956.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member of New York State Bar Association, Bar Association City New York, American Institute of Architects (honorary).
Married Joan E. Shapiro, July 11, 1954. Children: Jeffrey, Neil, Jennifer.