Employment Presently in private practice as an arbitrator and mediator, specializing in the resolution of disputes involving cooperatives and condominiums and construction defects.
1981 – 2006 Assistant Attorney General, Office of Eliot Spitzer.
Enforcement attorney for 25 years in the Investment Protection Bureau, specializing in the areas described above. In that capacity handled an estimated 750 matters, made over 1,000 building inspections, and conducted thousands of meetings. Most cases were settled, but about 5% of cases were litigated. During several economic turndowns, conducted numerous workout meetings.
1980 – 1981 Patent Attorney, part time, in private practice with a small firm.
1973 – 1980 Psychotherapist with a half time private practice.
1973 – 1980 Assistant Professor, full time, at New York University School of Arts and Sciences Director of the Metropolitan Studies Program and also taught courses.
1970 – 1973 Assistant Professor, full time, at New York University School of law, taught in the Criminal Law Clinical Program. Supervised students handling misdemeanor cases and assisting me in the representation of people accused of felonies.
1967 – 1970 Staff Attorney, MFY Legal Services. Represented persons accused of misdemeanors and felonies. Conducted numerous trials and hearings.
1967 - Associate in a small law firm engaged in general practice of law.
Education 1976 – PhD in Psychology from the Union Graduate School. Also completed a course of study at the Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies in New York City.
1967 – Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law
1964 – Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) – City College of New York. Course of study included civil, mechanical and electrical engineering as well as chemical engineering.
Publications: 1970, "The Bust Book For Lawyers, a guide to the practice of criminal defense law in New York", St, Martins Press.
1972, "A Brief Introduction to Cross Examination".
1973, "The Rights of Suspects", Avon.
Other Builder of a small home, with my own hands.
Honors and Awards: Lefkowitz award for distinguished service in the AGÕs Office