Yale, 1962; M.A., Cambridge, 1964; J.D., Harvard,
1967. President, Harvard Law Review. Law clerk to
Justice Byron White, U.S. Supreme Court, 1967-68.
Assistant to the mayor, New York City, during the
Lindsay administration, working on transportation
and community issues, 1968-70.
Joined the faculty of Harvard
Law School in 1970 and was named full professor
in 1976. Trustee, Yale University, 1971-83. Associate
dean, Harvard Law School, 1981-84. Visiting Fulbright
Professor of Law at Maharajah Sayajirao University,
Baroda, India, 1984. Visiting lecturer, Tokyo University.
Adviser, Japan Institute of Labor, 1990 and 1997.
Dean and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law, Columbia
Law School, 1991-96. Visiting professor, Harvard-Fulbright
School, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 1998; Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, 1998; Director of the American
Law Institute since 1999.
Research and teaching interests
are in employment law, telecommunications law, comparative
U.S.-Japanese social welfare law, and property law.
Publications include Property and Law (with C. M.
Haar, 2nd ed., 1985); The Social Responsibilities
of Lawyers (with P. B. Heymann, 1988); and Employment
Law (with M. A. Rothstein, 4th ed., 1998).