Born: Born Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Admitted: 1974, Florida; 1977, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1978, Court of Federal Claims; 1979, Supreme Court of the United States; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 2012, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.

Education: Duke University, Trinity College (B.A., 1971); Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1974).

Professional Associations and Memberships: The Florida Bar (Tax Section; Executive Council, 1977-1979); St. Johns County Bar Association and American Bar Association (Section of Taxation).

Awards & Recognitions: AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell; Florida Super Lawyer (2006 – 2015); Top Attorneys in Florida, as published in The Miami Herald (2015); Top Rated Lawyer in Tax Law, as selected by Martindale-Hubbell and ALM and published in Daily Business Review (2015); Top Attorneys in Florida, as published in Miami Magazine (2011 – 2015); Top Rated Lawyers of 2014, as published in The American Lawyer and the National Law Journal; Top Lawyers in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, as published in Jacksonville Magazine’s 904 (2010 – 2015); America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 1%, awarded by The American Registry (2011 – 2015); Volunteer of the Year Award, Volunteer Jacksonville, Inc. (2000); Charles A. Dukes Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service, Duke University Alumni Association (2000).