Experienced, Respected
Civil Litigation Attorneys

Location: New Orleans Office

Practice Areas

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Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Mississippi
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
  • Princeton University
    • A.B. - 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1988
  • Texas, 2001
  • Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Published Works

  • 1987 Mississippi Supreme Court Review: Civil Procedure, 57 Mississippi Law Journal 443, August, 1987

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished AV™ Peer Review Rated
  • Top Lawyers," 2009 - Present
  • New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2012 Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - Present
  • New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2009-2016 Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions

Classes & Seminars

  • "Consumer Product Cases", HarrisMartin Asbestos Litigation Conference: Peripheral No More, Part II, 2007
  • "Equipment, Pump and Valve Cases" , HarrisMartin Asbestos Litigation Conference: Peripheral No More, Part II, 2008
  • Co-Chair, HarrisMartin's Louisiana Asbestos Litigation Conference, 2010
  • "Third Party Liability Under Louisiana Law", HarrisMartin's Louisiana Asbestos Litigation, 2010
  • HarrisMartin's Louisiana Asbestos Litigation Conference, 2011
  • The Evolution of Machinery and Equipment Cases, HB Litigation's 15th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference
  • "Voir Dire in Complex/Multi-Party Toxic Tort Litigation: The Defense Perspective" 2013 American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 22nd Annual Spring CLE Program: Fuel, Food, Fibers and More: Blazing New Trails in the Desert Sun"
  • "Bounced Verdicts - Brown v. Union Carbide and ConocoPhillips and Litigation Update - Key Rulings From Hot Jurisdictions" 2013 Defense Research Institute Asbestos Medicine Seminar

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta