Bachelor in History magna cum laude, Yale University, 1976; Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1979.
Associate, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, New York City, 1979-1982;
associate, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, London, 1982-1984;
partner, Frere Cholmeley Bischoff, Paris, since 1984. Guest lecturer U. London School Oriental and African Studies, since 1990. Dir.legal affairs Geopolitics and International Boundaries Research Center, London, since 1990.
Counsel International Court Justice, The Hague, International Chamber of Commerce Court of Arbitration, Paris. Member working group United Nations Environmental Programmeon Environmental Damage, Liability and Compensation.
Member American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Royal Institute International Affairs, Myopia Hunt Club, Paris Country Club.
Married Mahshid Bazargani, November 26, 1977. Children: Nazanin, Reza.