Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1952). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1956). Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Estado do Amazonas (Juris Doctor, 1959).
Spoken languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1956-1958; partner, Baker & McKenzie, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1959-1971; private practice, New York City, 1972-1982; private practice, Boca Raton, Florida, since 1982.
Member National Association Elder Law Attorneys, Association Attorneys of State of Sao Paulo, Association Bar City New York, Connecticut Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Florida Academy Elder Law Attorneys, Harvard Club, Yale Club.
Married Joan Bruder, August 28, 1954. Children: Bonnie (deceased), Patrick, John, Cathryn.