- LA County Bar President 2009-2010
- United States Navy fighter pilot with 177 combat missions flown during the Vietnam War
- Captain (retired) United States Naval Reserve
- Chair of the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker
- Chair of the Litigation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
- President of San Marino Schools Foundation and San Marino Little League
- Vice President of the Board of Trustees of Polytechnic School
- Senior Warden of St. Edmunds Episcopal Church and the Parents Committee of the University of Virginia.