1979, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court; 1995, New Jersey, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylv
Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude, 1979
Law School Graduation Year
Columbia College, B.A., political science, 1976
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association; International Association of Defense Counsel.
Recipient: Wm. Curtis Silver Medal, 1974; Best Oral Advocate-Moot Court, 1977; American Jurisprudence Awards in Corporations and Wills and Trusts. Comment Editor, Suffolk University Law Review, 1978-1979. Author: Evidence - Standard of Proof - Massachusetts Rejects Clear and Convincing Standard of Proof in Civil Commitment Proceedings, 13 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 191 (1979); Constitutional Conflict Created When Election Falls On Religious Holiday, 12 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 1292 1 (1978); Wrongful Death Damages in Offshore Accidents, XIX The Forum, 92 (1983) (reprinted in Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters, ABA (1984); Admission of Foreign Public Records and Reports Under F.R.E. 803 (8) (c), XIX Tort & Insurance Law Journal 137 (1985). Proctor in Admiralty, 1986. (Chairman, Commercial Litigation Group)