He has played a significant role in advancing the interests and welfare of the elderly and disabled, litigating cases or filing amicus briefs in the Third, Fourth, Eighth and Tenth Circuits (US Courts of Appeal), and in the Supreme Courts of Maryland, D.C., New Jersey and Montana.
He was initiating counsel, working with Cy Smith of Zuckerman, Spaeder, in Smith v. Colmers, a Maryland class action successfully settled that protects Medicaid beneficiaries from liability for old medical bills. As Class Counsel, he continues to monitor state compliance with the court order in that case.
His firm services individuals on Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning and other elder law matters in Montgomery, Frederick and Prince George's County, elsewhere in Maryl;and, and the District of Columbia.
He is a 1974 magna cum laude granduate of the University of Michitgan Law School and worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Appellate Section, 1975-1980, where he worked primarily on United States v. AT&T.