EducationJ.D., Southern Methodist University, 1989 SMU Law Review, 1987-1989
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1986
Significant AccomplishmentsInternal investigation of data security breach at high profile specialty retailer that implicated payment card information and personal identifying information; counsel client on numerous post-breach issues including disclosure obligations, public disclosure, negotiation of fraud recovery and operational reimbursement fines and penalties with card brands, and related counseling regarding collateral litigation; counsel client on insurance coverage for breach-related expenses.
Internal investigation and remediation of a data security breach at a Fortune 50 company; civil prosecution of entity responsible for the security breach.
Investigation of criminal spear-phishing attack used to steal funds from public oilfield services technology company; direct forensic investigation of attack; counsel client on disclosure obligations and remediation efforts.
Tried to favorable verdict antitrust and RICO action for national health care provider.
Successful defense of corporate executives in numerous civil and criminal international cartel litigation.
Successful defense of hedge funds and executives in numerous insider trading investigations by the SEC.
Successful defense of CEO of public company in stock options backdating lawsuit by the SEC.
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