1945 – 1949:
1949 – 1950:
1950 – 1953:
1953 – 1955:
1955 – 1963:
April 1963
July 1963:
July 1963 –
April 1964:
January 14, 1998 –
April 10, 1999:
July!, 1964-
January, 13, 1998;
May I, 1999 –
December 31, 2002
January I, 2002 –
Yale University(B.A., 1949)
Reporter, Providence Journal (Rhode Island)
University of Virginia Law School (LL.B.,
1953). Decisions Editor, Virginia Law
Review; Winner, 1953 Moot Court
competition; Winner, prize for best
Note in Vol. 38, Virginia Law Review.
Law Clerk, successively, to Hon. Robert H.
Jackson, 1953 Term, Hon. Felix Frankfurter and Hon.
John M. Harlan, 1954 Term, Supreme Court of the
United States
Co-editor, Justice Jackson’s posthumous
book, “The Supreme Court in the
American System of Government”.
Associate, Hogan & Hartson,
Washington, D. C.
Special Assistant to the Attorney General
of the United States.
Special Assistant to the White House and
the President’s representative on the
Interagency Committee on Transport Mergers.
Inspector General of the District of Columbia
Partner, Hogan & Hartson
Of Counsel
Special Counsel to Committee on Standards of Official Conduct of
the United States House of Representatives,
“ABSCAM” investigation (1980 – 1981).
Outside Counsel to Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
of the House Committee on Interstate and
Foreign Commerce, in United States v. AT&T
(1976 – 1977).
C-3Special Consultant to Subconunittee to Investigate Problems
Connected with Refugees and Escapees,
Senate Judiciary Committee; fact-finding
trip to Vietnam (1967 – 1968)
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
First President, District of Columbia
(Unified) Bar (1972-73)
Past President, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Past President, D.C. Bar Foundation
Past President, PEN/Faulkner Foundation
Past President, the Lawyers Club of Washington
Past President, Washington Children’s Fund
Chair, past President, Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit
Chair (appointed by the ChiefJustice), Supreme Court
Judicial Fellows Conunission
Chair (I 965-67), Board of Governors, St. Albans School
Washington, D. C.
Vice President, Supreme Court Historical Society
Trustee Emeritus, American University,
Washington, D. C.
Former member, International Adv isory Group, Toshiba Corporation
Member, Judicial Conference of the District
of Columbia (since 1958)
Winner 1999 Conunon Cause Public Service
Achievement Award; 1998 Lawyer of the Year,
D.C. Bar Association; 1999 Distinguished
Public Service Award, D.C. Government,
Member, District of Columbia and Supreme Court
Bars. Also admitted to pra ctice in the United
States Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th,
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th and District of
Columbia Circuits
Past Member, Conunittee on Appellate Practice, Appellate Judges Conference
C-4Author, “Death and the Supreme Court” (Harcourt, Brace & World 1961) (winner,
Edgar Allen Poe Award; Scribes Award); “Petitioning the United States Supreme Court –A Primer
For Hopeful Neophytes”, 51 Va.L.Rev. 582 (1965); “Opposing Certiorari in the United States
Supreme Court”, 61 Va.L.Rev. 197 (1975); “Supreme Court Advocacy:: Random Thoughts in a
Day of Time Restrictions”, 4 Litigation Magazine (No. 2, 1978) 16; “Differences of Opinion”, The
American Lawyer (May 1995) at 75; and other articles.
Argued: 19 cases in U.S. Supreme Court.