Law Clerk to: Judge John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; Judge Alvin Rubin, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1971-1973. Recipient, first annual “Leadership in Law Award, New Orleans 50 Top Lawyers,” City Business, 2005. Listed in: Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Mergers and Acquisitions (since 2004), and in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate Law, Employment Law, and Health Care. Author: LA Bar Journal, December, 2011 "Drafting Noncompetition Agreements For Statutory Compliance: Exceptions that Prove the Rule"; LA Bar Journal, October, 2008 "The Enforceability of Contractual Agreements to Arbitrate: A Survey of the Last Three Years of Jurisprudence"; Journal of American Arbitration, "The Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements by and Against Non-Signatories: A Review of the Jurisprudence," 2003; Co-Author, with United States District Judge Alvin B. Rubin: "Federal Law Clerk Manual, "1977. Adjunct Professor of Law, Tulane University School of Law in subjects of arbitration and health care law. Appointed as arbitrator or mediator of more than $2 billion in claims in hundreds of cases arising from some 19 states. Frequent lecturer and author.