Education: Louisiana State University (B.A. in Chemistry, 1974; J.D., 1977).
Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations; Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel; Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers; Vice-Chair ABA Tort & Insurance Practice Section Products, General Liability, and Consumer Law Committee.
Associations: Proctor in Admiralty with the Maritime Law Association of the United States since 1981; active in the Mariner’s Club, the Propeller Club for the Port of New Orleans.
Author: “Admiralty Jurisdiction over Land-Based Physicians”, Maritime Law Reporter, 1988.
Speaker: 1994 Louisiana State Bar Association’s Admiralty Symposium; 2004 Annual Longshore Conference, “Ethically Seeking and Defending Attorney Fee Claims: The Pitfalls for Claimant’s Counsel and the Risks for Employer Carrier”., The Defense Perspective. Member, Who’s Who in Admiralty Law.
Practice Areas: Admiralty Law; Maritime Personal Injury; Products Liability; Workers’ Compensation/Employers’ Liability; Personal Injury Defense; Environmental Law; Toxic Torts.