A.B. Brown University (1967)
J.D. Columbia University (1970)
Established the environmental law specialization for Pace University School of Law.
Chaired the Commission on Environmental Law for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) from 1996-2004); founded the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law and served as its first Chair (2004-2007).
Deputy Commission and General Counsel of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (1983-85) and Chair of the Environmental Advisory Committee for NY Governor Mario Cuomo (1983-94).