LLB Columbia; MBA NYU; served on active duty as a line and legal officer with USCG.
Partner: Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens-1963-98; then firm merged with Holland & Knight; currently a Partner with Holland & Knight LLP.
Served as mediator on six maritime cases as assigned by EDNY.
Served as Chairman of the International Bar Association's Comittee on Maritime Law. Authored articles on maritime liens, ship arrests and enforcement of maritime remedies.