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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Energy
  • General Civil
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Product Liability
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Current
Education
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D.
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The University of Texas
B.A.
all U.S. District Courts in Texas and in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.,
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Professional Associations
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Activities: American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
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Current
Activities: Chair, Judiciary Committee
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Current
Activities: Complex Litigation Committee
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Current
Activities: Vice Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Judiciary
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Current
Activities: Member and president of the Houston Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates; member of the National Board of Directors
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Activities: American Bar Association
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Current
Activities: Chair, Standing Committee on Independence of the Judiciary
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Current
Activities: Chair, Tort and Insurance Practice Section
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Current
Activities: Delegate, House of Delegates
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Current
Activities: Chair, Litigation Section Aviation Committee
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Current
Activities: Chair, Tort Section Aviation Committee
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Current
Activities: Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements
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Current
Activities: Chair, Commission on Judicial Campaign Finance
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Current
Activities: Chair, John Marshall Award Committee
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Current
Activities: Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
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Current
Activities: Advisor to Commission revising Model Code of Judicial Conduct
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Activities: State Bar of Texas
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Current
Activities: Judicial Relations Committee
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Current
Activities: Federal Judiciary Committee
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Current
Activities: Pattern Jury Charge Committee
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Current
Activities: Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
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Activities: Houston Bar Association
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Current
Activities: Member of several committees
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Current
Activities: Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
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Current
Activities: CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals
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Current
Activities: American Arbitration Association
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Current
Activities: Advisory Board, Institute for Transnational Arbitration
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Current
Activities: Advisory Council, National Judicial College
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Current
Activities: Advisory Committee, National Center for State Courts
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Current
Activities: Chairman of the Board and President, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
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Current
Activities: Board of Directors and member, FDCC Foundation
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Current
Activities: Member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors, Defense Research Institute
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Current
Activities: Member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors, American Counsel Association
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Current
Activities: President and member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Lawyers for Civil Justice
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Activities: Texas Association of Defense Counsel
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Fulbright Tower
1301 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010
USA
Telephone: (713) 651-5397
Fax: (713) 651-5246