Unites States Military Academy. Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1976). New York University (Juris Doctor, 1979).
National War College (graduate, 1987). Executive Editor, New York University Journal of International Law & Politics, 1978-1979.
Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States.A.R., 1982. Working as a partner of GE APPLIANCES. Admitted to the bar, 1979, District of Columbia. 1980, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
"Norms of Intervention in a Decolonized World," 11 N.Y.U.J.Int’l & Pol. 141 (1978). Special Assistant United States. Treasury Department General Counsel Honors Program, 1979-1981.
Attorney Advisor, Central Intelligence Agency, 1981-1982. Senior Counsel, United States. Treasury Department, 1982-1987.
Assistant General Counsel, Defense Intelligence Agency, 1987-1988. Assistant General Counsel, Office of Management & Budget, 1988-1990.
The District of Columbia Bar. [Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States.A.R., 1982]. (Senior Counsel—Government Relations).