Primary Areas of Practice: Civil appellate law, media litigation, and business litigation


Law School: Yale Law School, 1979


Work History:

Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert M. Hill, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas (1979-80)

Locke Purnell (1980-92)

Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. (1992 – present)


Professional Memberships: 

Editorial Board:  Communications Lawyer

Board Chair:  National Association of Law Placement (NALP) Foundation

Fellow:  Texas Bar Foundation; Dallas Bar Foundation

Research Fellow:  The Center for American and International Law

Member:  American Law Institute (since 1998); American Academy of Appellate Lawyers; Forum Committee on Communications Law, Council of Appellate Lawyers, Litigation and Tort & Insurance Practice Sections, American Bar Association; Litigation and Appellate Practice Sections, State Bar of Texas; Appellate and Business Litigation Sections, Dallas Bar Association

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