Born in New York, New York to Foster Comings and Marjorie Greene.
Receives a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College.
Receives a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard University.
Marries Diana Barton Harding.
Becomes an assistant professor at Wayne State Law School in Detroit, Michigan.
Becomes an associate at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher in New York, New York.
Admitted to practice in the state of New York.
Promoted to partner at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher.
Becomes deputy director of the Corporate Finance Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Becomes general counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Becomes partner at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in Washington, Toyko, London and New York City.
Becomes an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University.
Becomes general counsel for the Institutional Clients Group of Citigroup Inc. in New York, New York.
Becomes senior counsel for Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.
Becomes a senior lecturer of law at Columbia Law School.