Southern Methodist University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 1997
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Business Administration, 1993
Admitted to Practice
All Texas Courts
Northern District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
Eastern District of Texas
Western District of Texas
District Court of Colorado
Affiliations and Memberships
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Associations
American Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Member of DRI
Assisted with the trial of high profile products liability case for utility cart manufacturer who was being sued by a quadriplegic and her family for $30 million.
Assist with litigation and jury trials of premises liability cases for a Fortune 50 Corporation.
Assisted heavy truck manufacturer in obtaining summary judgment in a wrongful death products liability case.
Represented small Texas liberal arts college in various matters, including labor and employment, commercial litigation, and real estate matters.
Represented a commercial finance company in its $3 million claim against a defendant corporation that committed fraud in the sale of accounts receivable.
Served as lead lawyer representing a large multi-national aggregate manufacturer in a $12 million water contamination case. Matter successfully settled on terms very favorable to the client.
Represented gas utility company in a $20 million litigation matter following a flash fire that occurred after the ignition of migrating natural gas that had been accidentally released underground when a gas line was damaged by road construction. The case involved serious and permanent personal injuries to the plaintiffs who were burned by the flash fire.
Represented large multi-national aggregate manufacturer in $60 million construction matter involving complex engineering design and construction management issues.
Represented building supply company on numerous litigation matters including a wrongful death claim. Obtained summary judgment for the client in the wrongful death claim well before trial saving the client thousands of dollars in legal fees and expenses.
Represented carpet manufacturer in various consumer and warranty based claims.
Represented employers and commercial truck drivers in litigation following trucking accidents involving catastrophic injuries.
Worked with electrical engineering experts to determine the origin of a catastrophic house fire in lawsuit against electric utility client. Case was settled for nuisance value after proving the plaintiff destroyed valuable evidence after the fire.
Litigated and negotiated settlement of warranty disputes for Major automobile manufacturer.
Participated in pro bono projects to provide quality legal services to the disadvantaged.