Work History:

1993-present Mediation
1979-1993 Litigation in private practice
1977-1979 Law clerk, Honorable Ben Krentzman
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


1977 Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
Editorial Board, Law & Pol’y Int’l Bus.
1973 Yale College, B.A. American Studies
Henry H. Strong Prize and cum laude

Selected Activities and Honors:

  • Federal Bar Association’s George C. Carr Memorial Award For Excellence in Federal Practice and Distinguished Service to the Federal Bar 2001
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, av rating 1990
  • First Degree Black Belt, Tampa Moo Duk Kwan 2002
  • Ferguson-White American Inn of Court

    • President 1991-1992, 1996-1997
    • Founding member, Executive Committee, 1987-1999
  • Faculty 1998 – 2004: Seminars Business Mediation, Munich, Germany
  • Stetson University College of Law, Adjunct Professor (First Amendment) 1992
  • Middle District Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group Mediation Committee Chair 1996-1997
  • Harvard Law School, Negotiation Workshop 1996
  • Speaker 1997: German Lawyers’ Annual Convention, Frankfurt: From Lawyer to Mediator: An American Mediator Reporting
  • Speaker 1999: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, Germany