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|University ||Louisiana State University, B.S., 1979|
|Law School||Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1982|
|Admitted||1982, Louisiana; 1991, District of Columbia|
|Memberships ||New Orleans, Federal and American (Member, Corporate Counsel, Class Action, and Franchising Committees) Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.|
|Born||New Orleans, Louisiana, April 24, 1957|
Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Chief Administrative Judge, Tulane Moot Court Board, 1981-1982. Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Adrian G. Duplantier, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1982-1983. Chair, Board of Directors, New Orleans Pro Bono Project, 1994. Member, House of Delegates, Louisiana State Bar Association, 1989—. President, Board of Directors, Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education, 1995.
|Reported Cases||Cole v. General Motors Corp., 484 F.3d 717 (5th Cir. 2007); Maldonado v. Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 493 F.3d 717 (5th Cir. 2007); In re Monumental Life Ins. Co. Industrial Life Ins. Litig., 365 F.3d 408 (5th Cir. 2004); General Motors Corp. v. Pamela Equities Corp., 146 F.3d 242 (5th Cir. 1998); Welch v. Atlas Roofing Corp., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81563 (E.D. La. Nov. 2, 2007); Hilton v. Atlas Roofing Corp., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88290 (E.D. La. Dec. 5, 2006); Trapp Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac, Inc. v. General Motors Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10412 (E.D. La. 2002); Ashker v. Horizon Offshore Constractors, Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5752 (E.D. La. 2002); Marsh Buggies, Inc. v. Weems Geophysical, Inc., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13043 (E.D. La. 1999); In re Air Bag Products Liability Litig., 7 F.Supp.2d 792 (E.D. La. 1998); White v. General Motors Corp., 808 So.2d 722 (La. App. 1st Cir. 2001); White v. General Motors Corp., 775 So.2d 492 (La. App. 1st Cir. 2001); de Nunez v. Valencia Bartels, 727 So.2d 463 (La. App. 1st Cir. 1998).|
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