A broad range of civil and criminal litigation in all federal and state courts.
One of Miami-Dade County's premiere trial lawyers, listed annually since 1987 in the Best Lawyers in America in two categories-Business Litigation and Criminal Law. Past President and Dean of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and inducted to the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. He has served on the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Judiciary, as Chairman of the Southern District of Florida Judicial Evaluation Committee, the Florida State University Law School Board of Visitors and as General Counsel to Governor Robert Graham. In addition to commercial practice, he also handles the firm's white-collar criminal defense work - an outgrowth of his background as an assistant US attorney for the Southern District of Florida, as Special Counsel to the Dade County Grand Jury, and member of numerous commissions and task forces in the area of criminal law, including the U.S. Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules and Chairmanship of the Florida Bar's Criminal Law Certification Committee.
BA Dartmouth College, 1959; JD Yale Law School, 1962.