Counsel – Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20004-2505
Tel: 202-639-7222; Fax: 202-639-7008
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1954
Editorial Board, Yale Law Journal; Director, Thomas Swan
Barristers Union; Legal Aid and Public Defender; Yearbook Board
Court of Appeals of the State of New York – December 3, 1956
U.S. Cou..rt of Appeals for the Third Circuit – June 3, 1957
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia – October 21, 1957
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit-December 6, 1957
Supreme Court of the United States – December 7, 1959
September 1987 to present
Counsel – Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, D.C.
(Partner – January 1965 – August 1987; Associate – 1958 – 1964)
July 15, 1957 – June 30, 1958
Law Clerk- Judge George T. Washington
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
August 1, 1956 – July 13, 1957
Motions Clerk – United States Court of Appeals for the District of
Columbia Circuit
1985 to present: American Arbitration Association, National Panel of
Commercial Arbitrators; Large Complex Case Panel; Corporate Counsel
1989 to present: Mediator, U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
International Legal
Other Legal
June-September 1993: Poznan, Poland – volunteer legal specialist with the
Central and East European Law Initiative (a project of the American Bar
Association funded under a contract with U.S. Agency for International
I was assigned to the Polish State Agency that succeeded in 1990 to the
ownership of the state farms. The project goal was to divest state farms for real
estate development in the private sector
1960-1987: Counseled private clients in relation to overseas corporate and real
estate projects, both with and without public financing, in Europe, Africa, Israel
and India
September 1995 to December 2000: Special Assistant Corporation Counsel, D.C.
(part-time pro bono)
1960 – 1970: General Counsel – Federation of American Scientists
1973 to present: Executive Committee, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for
Civil Rights Under Law
October 1965 and November 1966: Volunteer attorney, Lawyers’ Committee for
Civil Rights Under Law, Jackson, Mississippi
1984 – 1990: Board of Directors, University Legal Services
Note, “Discretionary Administrative Jurisdiction of the NLRB under the TaftHartley
Act,” 62 Yale L.J. 116 (1952)
Comment, “International Copyright Protection and the United States:
The Impact of the UNESCO Universal Copyright Convention on Existing Law,”
62 Yale L.J. 1065 (1953)
Non-legal Activities January 2000 to present: Board Chair, D.C. Appleseed Center
October 1999 to present: Director, District of Columbia Developing Families
July 1997 to present: Director, D. C. Appleseed Center
1988 to 1991: Board of Managers, Swarthmore College
1986 to 1998: Governing Council and Executive Committee, American Jewish
Congress (National Vice President, 1988-1992)
September 1971 – May 1972: Visiting Lecturer, Graduate School, Weizmann
Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
January 1970 – June 1981: Fellow, Institute of Society, Ethics and The Life
Sciences (Vice President, 1972-1977)
Military Service
Home Address
June 1962 (date of organization)-July 1964: Director and Secretary-Treasurer,
Council for a Livable World
Swarthmore College, B.A. with honors; 1951 Open Scholar; Editor-in-Chief,
weekly campus newspaper; Chairman, Men’s Executive Committee; Student
Council; Varsity Tennis and Junior Varsity Soccer; International Relations Club;
Dormitory Proctor; Intercollegiate Conference on Government; Book and Key
(Senior Men’s Honor Society); Permanent President, Class of 1951
Drafted: U.S. Anny, June 23, 1954. Separated: June 22, 1956 with rank of
Specialist 3d Class, Signal Corps. Honorable Discharge: June 22, 1962
5410 39th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015-2902
Tel: 202-363-5410
October 10, 1930
Brooklyn, New York
Married June 15, 1952 – Maxine Frank; four children