AB, Stanford University, 1971. Certified, University Paris III, 1972. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1978.
Law clerk to senior judge The United States of America District Court Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1978-1979. Associate Oppenheimer, Wolff and Donnelly, 1979-1985. Vice president FBS Merchant Banking Group, 1985-1987.
Founder, director, executive vice president Dunmore Capital Group, Inc., 1987-1989. Founder, director, president BroadComm., Inc., 1988-1990. Board directors, officer Midwest Communications Inc., Minneapolis.
Board directors, president J.B. Goodhouse, Inc., Minneapolis. Board directors, chairman Access Mobility Systems, Inc., Minneapolis. Board directors, managing director United States of America Payphone Company, Inc., Minneapolis, Upper Midwest International Business Fellows, Lovett Sturgis Group, Inc., Minneapolis.
Board directors New Dance Ensemble, Minneapolis, 1985-1990, Minnesota Orchestral Association, Minneapolis, since 1986, Minnesota Opera Association, Minneapolis, 1986-1988, Voyageurs Outward Bound School, Minneapolis, since 1990. Trustee, vice president, and treasurer Indian Mountain School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1988-1991. Member State Bar Wisconsin (board governors 1984-1987, past president, board directors nonresident lawyers division 1980-1987), Wisconsin Law Alumni Association (board directors 1982-1986), University Wisconsin Madison Twin Cities Alumni Club (board directors, past president), French-American C. of Chamber (board directors Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter 1985-1990), St. Paul-Minneapolis Committee for Relations, Bascom Hill Society, Order of Coif, Minneapolis Club, Minikahda Club, Hillsboro Club.
Married Deborah Zack, October 16, 1976. Children: Caitlin Barrett, Mary Murphy.