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Commenced practicing law in the Office of the General Counsel of the Securities Exchange Commission. Subsequently, has been involved in the practice of law at several firms concentrating on: (a) Public Offerings of Equity and/or debt securities; (b) Private Placements of Equity and/or debt securities; (c) General corporate structuring and compliance matters; (d) Corporate reorganizations, including serving as Special Corporate Counsel in Bankruptcy proceedings and other creditor settlements proceedings; and (e) extensive experience in corporate acquisitions, mergers and other corporate reorganizations undertaken for strategic purposes or involving equity funds or leveraged buy-out funds.

Lectured for many years in different areas of Federal Securities Law and Mergers and Acquisitions for the Practicing Law Institute (“PLI”) and Chaired and Co-chaired programs in those areas for the PLI. Also lectured or Chaired Joint programs for the PLI and the ALI and other sponsors of continuing legal education programs.

Authored or co-authored Law Review and other articles in different areas of Securities Law and Mergers and Acquisitions plus articles in professional journals in these areas.


  • Harvard Law School (SJD, 1956)
  • Wesleyan University (B.A., 1953, Phi Beta Kappa)


  • Brooklyn, New York

Bar Admissions

  • New York Bar, October Term 1956
  • United States Supreme Court Bar


  • American Law Institute
  • American Bar Association (Federal Securities Law Committee)