University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1969. Juris Doctor, 1972). Phi Delta Phi.
Freeman v. Alex Brown & Sons, Incorporated., 860 F. supp. 780 (East.D. Oklahoma 1994); ARW Exploration Corporation v. Aguirre (1992 Transfer Binder) Federal Secretary L. Republican (Commerce Clearing House) 1196, 473 (West.D. Oklahoma 1991); Adams v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Incorporated., 888 F.2d 696 (10th Circuit 1989); Nikkel v. Stifel Nicolous & Company, Incorporated., 542 P.2d 1305 (Oklahoma 1975); State ex relations Day v. Petco Oil & Gas, Incorporated., 558 P.2d 1163 (Oklahoma 1977).Worked at Day, Edwards, Federman, Propester & Christensen, Professional Corporation (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) specializing in General Civil Trial. Trial of Civil Cases in all State and Federal Courts. Administrative Law, Agribusiness, Anti-Trust Law, Arbitration and Mediation of disputes, Banking Regulation and Transactions, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Employment Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Franchising Regulation and Transactions, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labor Relations, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Natural Resources, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate Law, Securities Regulation and Transactions and Workers Compensation.
Admitted to the bar, 1972, Oklahoma and United States.
District Court, Western District of Oklahoma. 1975, United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
1977, United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
Phi Delta Phi. Author: "A Timely Review of the Fiduciary Obligations of Bank Officers and Directors," 59 OBJ 35, 1990. "Impact of Oklahoma Securities Acting on Formation of Closely Held Corporations," 50 OBJ 1154, 1979.
"What Do You Mean My Client Violated the Securities Law?" 51 OBJ 453, 1980. Lecturer: Continuing Legal Education Seminars sponsored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law and The Oklahoma Bar Association on the following topics: Venture Capital, Securities, Stockbroker Litigation and Arbitration, Regulation Doctorate, Banking and Banking Regulations, Banking Regulators" Current Perspective, Syndications: Private and Public Offerings, and "Dark Clouds Over the Oil Patch: Current Problems/Current Perspective".
Securities Arbitration Institute, series on Securities Arbitration.
Brigham Young University, "International Energy Development Conference/Canada, United States". Administrator, Oklahoma Department of Securities, 1975-1978. Member: Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (Member: Chairman, Business Association Section, 1980.
Securities Liaison Committee, 1983) and American (Member, Sections on Corporation, Banking and Business Law) Bar Associations.
Oklahoma Bar Corporation, Board of Directors, 1979-1983. The firm offers diverse legal services to local, national and international clients which include some of the most prestigious banking, brokerage, financial, insurance and industrial businesses in the United States and the global economy.
Our clients include a large number of major, publicly owned domestic and international corporations, as well as closely held domestic and international corporations, banks, financial institutions, partnerships and individuals, which have been represented by us as general, regional or special counsel The firm is frequently retained by other law firms to act as lead, special or local counsel in connection with major transactions or complex litigation.
The firm"s litigation practice extends to all areas of the United States.
Primary areas of expertise are: Employment Law (including discharge, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and discrimination, hiring and unions). Financial and Securities Transactions (including agribusiness, asset based finance, banking regulation and transactions, business associations, energy and co-generation regulation and transactions, franchising, insurance coverage, leveraged leasing, liability management, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, all forms of securities and all forms of public and private securities offerings). Health Law (including acquisitions, strategic joint ventures, managed health care malpractice, preferred provider organizations, telemedicine, anti-kickback safe harbors.
Insolvency Law (including director and officer liability, bankruptcy, reorganization and restructuring).
Litigation (including litigation before state and federal trial and appellate courts. Representation in regulatory and arbitration proceedings.
And, litigation in securities cases, "white collar" criminal cases, anti-trust cases, lender liability cases, commercial torts, bodily injury, worker"s compensation defense, employment and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims, products liability, environmental claims, health, and professional malpractice). Real Estate & Environmental Law (including construction, development, leasing, sales, environment compliance and mortgage banking).
Natural Resources (including agriculture, energy, oil and gas pollution).
And International Law (including international commercial transactions, customs, export controls, and immigration). Complex Litigation and White Collar Crime have become fast growing and successful sectors of the firm"s practice. The firm has been engaged to both prosecute and defend Litigation matters in several distant areas of the United States.
While the scope of the firm"s expertise has substantially expanded, a significant sector of the firm"s practice remains focused on banking clients.
Member: Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (Member: Chairman, Business Association Section, 1980. Securities Liaison Committee, 1983) and American (Member, Sections on Corporation, Banking and Business Law) Bar Associations. Oklahoma Bar Corporation, Board of Directors, 1979-1983.