- Education: Clemson University (B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1958); Catholic University of America (LL.B., 1965).
- Admission: U.S. District Court of South Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Civic and Community Service: American Bar Association; Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association.
- Honors: AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell; selected for The Best Lawyers in America annually since 1995.
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