Education: Harvard University: National Scholar, A.B. magna cum laude, 1951; NYU Law School: Root-Tilden scholar, Note Editor, Law Review, LL.B. 1956. Ford Foundation Scholar in Roman and Civil Law, 1956; Instructor, Institute of Comparative Law 1957-59, Panel of Advisors, Journal of International Law and Politics, 1968-99; Albert Gallatin Fellow, 1978, University of Paris: Fulbright Scholar, Brevet de Traduction et de Terminologie Juridiques 1957, Diplôme de Droit Comparé, 1961.
Bar Admission: New York, 1957; D.C. 1968
Court Admissions: U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y. and E.D.N.Y.) 1960, U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd cir.) 1960, U.S. Tax Court 1973; U.S. Court of Claims, 1980
Military Experience: Cadet Commanding Officer, Harvard R.O.T.C. Battalion 1950; 2d Lt-1st Lt, U.S.A.F. 1951-53.
Public Service Organizations: Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy, Committee of Honor, Giulio Romano Exhibition, 1989. Humanitarian Foundation for Nicaragua, 1991-6. N.Y.U. Law Alumni Association, President 1971-3. Alumni Federation, N.Y.U. President 1983-5. United States Institute of Peace, Project on Constitution Making, Peace Building, and National Reconciliation, 2008-10. Council on Foreign Relations, Elected Member, 1973 to date; INCAE, Central American Graduate School of Business Administration, President’s Advisory Council 2011 to date. Save Venice, Inc., Board of Directors and Chairman, Legal Committee, 2000-2010. American-Swiss Foundation, Board of Directors 2010-2014; Association Parque de Cristo (Monaco) President du Conseil d’Administration 2012 to date. Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Committee on History and Theory 1990-1995. Washington Square Legal Services, Inc. 1974-85. Trustee, N.Y.U. Law Center Foundation 1975-86.
Professional Organizations: American Law Institute, Life member; American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow; American Association, International Commission of Jurists, Executive Committee, Board of Directors 1970 to date, Chairman 1991 to date; Association of the Bar of the City of New York: Chairman, Committee on Lawyers Role in the Search for Peace 1969-71, Chairman, Committee on Audit 1978-80, Treasurer, 1982-84, Chairman, Committee on Professional Responsibility 1971-74, Chairman Finance Committee 1982-84.