Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Amherst College, 1962. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1965.
Bar: New York 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969, California 1975. Association Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, New York City, 1965-1968. Attorney/adviser Agency for International Development, Washington, 1968-1969.
Counsel Private Investment Company for Asia S.A., Tokyo, 1969-1972. Partner Woodhouse Lee & Davis, Singapore, 1972-1974. Assoc.Graham & James, San Francisco, 1974-1975.
Assistant general counsel Natomas Company, San Francisco, 1975-1981. Member Lasky, Haas, Cohler & Munter, San Francisco, 1982-1990. Trust administrator Ronald Family Trust A, 1989, Gordon P. Getty Family Trust, 1994.
Sole practice, Berkeley, 1990. Of counsel Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California, 1992-1995;instructor law faculty U. Singapore, 1972-1974. Chief Executive Officer, Vallejo Investments, 1997. chairman Police Review Committee of Berkeley (California), 1980-1984.
Member Berkeley Police Reserve, 1986. Board directors Friends Association of Superior vena cava syndrome for Elderly, 1979-1984. Clerk finance committee American Friends Svc.
Committee of Northern California, 1979-1983. President Zyzzyva Inc., literature quarterly, 1985-1987. Trustee Freedom from Hunger, 1989, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 1998.
With United States Army, 1958.
Trustee Freedom from Hunger, 1989-1999, Council of Friends Bancroft Library., 1997-2002, chairman 2002-2003, Council of Friends Amherst College Library., 1990-1997, since 2005, Mark Twain Luncheon Club, since 2002, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 1998-2003. Treasurer Book Club California, since 2008. With United States Army, 1958.
Fellow American Bar Foundation (life). Member California Bar Association, Association International de Bibliophilie, Harvard Club, University Club, Book Club California, Roxburghe Club, Grolier Club, Faculty Club University California-Berkeley, Mira Vista Golf and Country Club.
Married Kiyoko Fujiie, May 29, 1965. Children: Miya, Keith, Leighton.