Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1990)
Edward F. Hennessey Scholar
Editor, Boston University International Law Journal
University of Washington (B.A., 1987, with honors)
Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern & Western Districts of Texas
All Texas state courts
Affiliations and Memberships
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas and Tarrant County Bar Associations
Member, Former President and founding member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Music Project (501(c)(3))
Advises and represents national and local financial institutions, lenders, servicers, and secured creditors in all types of transactions and disputes, including loan origination, servicing, defaults, maturity defaults, defeasance, forbearance, foreclosure, re-structure, and work out.
Advises and represents intellectual property clients in contract, copyright, and trademark transactions, including registration, licensing, infringement, and royalty issues.
Attorney for Department of Defense prior to entering private practice. Advised and represented government clients involved in all aspects of the federal contracting process, including negotiating and awarding contracts, resolving performance disputes, litigating claims, and terminating contracts. Represented government clients in cases before the Board of Contract Appeals, Claims Court, and General Accounting Office.