Born Detroit, Michigan, December 14, 1942; Admitted to Bar 1969, Michigan,
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit,U.S. Supreme Court; 1970, District of Columbia; 1996, Ohio.
University of Michigan (B.A., 1965); Wayne State University, 1965-6 MBA Program, Wayne State University School of Law (J.D., 1969)
Member:; Oil Spill Response Plan
Negotiation Committee to Develop Federal Regulations Pursuant to
The Oil Pollution Act of 1990;
Certified by the State of California as an Environmental Assessor;
Lecturer, Master of Science Program, Hazardous Waste Management,
Wayne State University;
Guest lecturer HAZWOPER course Wayne State University 2014
Member: The District of Columbia Bar; State Bar of Michigan and Ohio Bar
State Bar of Michigan (Member, Board of Commissioners, 1979 1981);
Chairperson, Young Lawyers Section, 1979);
American Bar Association (Vice Chair, General Practice Section,
Natural Resource Committee, 1987 1994);
Certified-Board of Environmental Auditors, BEAC;
Counsel to environmental remediation contractor at DOE uranium enrichment facility.
Editor, The Wayne Law Review, Environmental Law, Winter, 1989; Publications of Note Include: “A Safety Valve for Oil and Hazardous Substance Cleanup Costs,” Michigan Environmental Law Journal, Winter, 1988; “Analysis of Federal Standard Covering Safety and Health Measures for Hazardous Waste Remediation and Emergency Response Workers,” Spill Control Association of America Press, 1992 (ISBN 0 929253 00 0); “Wayne Law Review Environmental Law,” Vol. 35, No. 2, Winter, 1989; “Executives Who Cheat on OSHA Can End Up in Jail,” The Complete Lawyer, American Bar Association, Winter, 1990; Editor-in-Chief, Asbestos Abatement Regulatory Service, 1988-1990; NIAC/NAC. “Spill Response Planning—A Contractor’s Perspective” March 2002.