AB, Princeton University, 1959; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1962.
Deputy attorney general, State of Delaware, Wilmington, 1963-1969; partner, Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, since 1969. Member District Delaware Advisory Group for Federal Civil Justice REform Act of 1990,1991-.
Lieutenant Judge Advocate General Corps United States Naval Reserve, 1964-1966. Member American Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association (corporation law section since 1984).
Married Mariana du P. Sillman, March 14, 1964. Children: Robert Henry IV, David H., Edward I.