Bowling Green State University (Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1976). Case Western Reserve University (Juris Doctor, 1980). Omicron Delta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma.
Sidney Frohman Scholar. Labor Attorney, White Consolidated Industries, Inc., 1980-1983. Labor Counsel, Leaseway Transportation Corporation, 1983-1988.
Working as a partner of GE LIGHTING. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Ohio. 1983, United States. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. 1984, United States. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
1986, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. 1987, United States. Court of Appeals, First Circuit and United States. Supreme Court.
Cleveland (Member, Labor and Employment Law Committee) and American (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section) Bar Associations. (Counsel-Labor Relations).