Extern to Judge Ozell M. Trask, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1977. Staff Attorney and law clerk to Judge Ozell M. Trask, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1978-1979. EXPERT WITNESS: United States Congressional Hearings; Government Management; Information and Technology Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight; House of Representatives, June 17, 1996; Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Resources; House of Representatives April 23, 1998; Energy, Research, Development, Production and Regulation Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, June 11, 1998. Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the Committee of Resources, 2001. PUBLICATIONS: "Beware of Leases that Require Arbitration and Prohibit Class Actions," ROAR (Royalty Owners Action Report), May 2012; Tying Law: The Clash Between the Supreme Court and Lower Courts," Competition, The Journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section of the State Bar of California, Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2007; Co-Author, Chapter 9, 2011 and 2012 updates, "Antitrust and Unfair Competition in Regulated Industries," co-author Chapter 13, "Exemptions, Immunities, and Other Defenses to Antitrust Liability," and peer reviewer for California Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law, IV Ed.; PRESENTATIONS: "Lessor/Lessee Allocation of Post-Production Costs: A Survey," National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO), 10/21/11; "Clayworth v. Pfizer, Rejected the Pass-On Defense, or Did It?" panel moderator, Antitrust and Unfair Business Practices Section of LACBA, 3/10/11; "How to Avoid Prison, Fines and Damage Awards for Violations of the Antitrust Laws," to Southern California Monte Jade Science and Technology Association, 3/2/11; "Crude Oil and Natural Gas Royalties," for Agreements and Disputes in Oil and Gas Production, HalfMoon Seminars, 10/21/10; "Natural Gas Anti-Trust Cases: A Perspective from the Participants," at Antitrust and Unfair Competition Practices Section of Los Angeles County Bar Association" 1/17/07; "At Sword's Point-Emerging Issues in the Interface of Intellectual Property, New Technology and Antitrust," panel moderator, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Practices Section of LACBA, June, 2008; "Is there a Future for Posted Prices?" to the Natural Stripper Well Association, 10/95.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation; Association of Business Trial Lawyers.