- Bridgewater College of Virginia, B.A. in Philosophy and Religion, cum laude, 1987
- University of Richmond, T. C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1990
Publications & Presentations
- Speaker, Litigation Counsel of America 2012 Spring Conference & Induction of Fellows, Santa Barbara, California, May 2012
- Speaker, "Trying the Unwinnable Case," Litigation Counsel of America, Renaissance Symposium II, Watercolor, Florida, March 25, 2011
- Spoken and published on the trial of complex toxic torts and the aggressive management of discovery in chemical product liability claims, including panels such as "Discovering the New Frontier - Discovery Management in the Age of New Science and New Legal Theories"; "We Win, You Lose - A Critical Look at Case Themes"; and "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Trying a Mass Tort or Class Action in Stages"
- Program Chair and organizer of ABA Workshop: 2006 "Contamination Examination - A Regional CLE Workshop on the Changing Face of Chemical Product Liability Claims"; 2007 "The Chemical Products Liability Trial: Winning at Every Stage"; and 2008 "Mass, Class or Pass - Making Strategic Decisions in the Big Chemical Case"
- Spoken and published internationally on Sarbanes-Oxley litigation, including a 2003 engagement in London, England
- "Client Service in the Twenty-First Century - Finding Profits in Partnering," Texas State Bar Lawyer Boot Camp, 2003
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