Education: Tulane University of Louisiana (B.A., cum laude, 1969; J.D., 1971). Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Delta. Book Review and Index Editor, 1969-1970 and Associate Editor, 1970-1971, Tulane Law Review.
Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State (Assistant Examiner, Committee on Bar Admissions for Section on Civil Code I, 1979—), Federal (Member: Board of Directors, New Orleans Chapter, 1993-1999, Recording Secretary, 1996-1997) and American Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel; Louisiana Bar Foundation (Charter Fellow). Master, American Inns of Court, Thomas Moore (Loyola) Chapter, 1990-1993, Tulane Chapter, 1993-1999. Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, since 2006.
Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation; Banking Litigation; Products Liability Litigation; Environmental; Toxic Torts; Class Actions.