Cliff lives in New York City with his wife, Alice, and son, Jackson (Jack). Jack was diagnosed with Nemaline Myopathy in 2011 at 15 months old. Cliff joined the team of a Foundation Building Strength because of their mutual dedication to finding a cure or treatment for people with Nemaline Myopathy.

Cliff is an attorney with the national law firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. He focuses his practice on complex litigation matters, with an emphasis on cases concerning fraud, deception, and false claims in the health care sector. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Rutgers University.