Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University of Virginia, 1961; Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1964; Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1980; postgraduate (visiting scholar), Yale University, 1978.
Staff attorney, Board governments Federal Reserve System, Washington, 1967-1968; staff attorney, C&I, Girdler Inc., Cincinnati, 1968-1970; attorney, advisor, Department Commerce, Washington, 1970-1971; project director, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, 1972-1975; progressive director, Commision on Mentally Disabled, American Bar Association, Washington, 1975-1977; associate, Norris & Norris, Professional Corporation, Boston, Washington, 1981-1985; of counsel, Mezzullo, McCandlish, Framme, Washington, 1986-1987; private practice law, Washington, since 1988. Advisory board Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in Health Science, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. since 1988.
Volunteer, Big Brothers Association, Cincinnati, 1968, board directors, 1969. Member vestry Christ Church, Georgetown, 1990-1991. Member American Bar Association (chairman international health law committee since 1984), District of Columbia Bar Association (steering committee health law section, progressive chairman 1987-1988. co-chairman 1988-1989), University Club.
Married Elisabeth Strother Scott, August 31, 1963 (divorced 1971). 1 child, Erin Lee.