Curriculum Vitae


Professional Experience

  • January 1, 2015 - Present: Independent Arbitrator
  • September 1986 - December 31, 2014: Mayer Brown LLP, Houston, Partner, January 1, 1987 - December 31, 2014, Co-Chair, International Arbitration Practice, 2004 - 2013
  • September 1977 - August 1986: Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York
  • June 1970 - July 1974: U. S. Navy

Education

  • Yale University, B.A., Political Science 1970, magna cum laude with departmental honors in Political Science
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1977, Order of the Coif, Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • New York: 1978 (retired 2016)
  • Texas: 1987

Languages

  • Spanish: Advanced working knowledge
  • French: Rusty, but serviceable

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member AAA Panel of Arbitrators (Commercial, Large and Complex Case Panels)
  • Member, ICDR Panel of International Arbitrators
  • ICC Master Class for Arbitrators, Paris, 2010
  • AAA/ICDR Arbitration Seminars, passim
  • Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Energy Law; Committee on Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Vice Chair (2012-14), Chair (2014- 16)
  • Co-Founder, past chair and Member, Houston International Arbitration Club
  • Member, Advisory Board, Institute of Transnational Arbitration 
  • Fellow, Center for International Legal Studies  
  • Member, International Bar Association; American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Association
  • Director, DePelchin Children's Center, 2017-