Bachelor, Baylor University, 1976; Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1980.
Admitted to the bar, 1980, Texas. 1996, United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Author: "The Giant's Terrible Resolve: Texas Supreme Court Holds that the Absolute Pollution Exclusion is Absolute," Coverage, March/April, 1995.
"Awakening the Giant," Coverage, January/February 1995. Contributing Author, "Buyer Beware: Evaluating Environmental Liabilities in Oil & Gas Transactions," Chapter on Insurance, PennWell, 1995. Author, "Insurance Coverage for Environmental Liabilities: A Sleeping Giant in Texas," State Bar of Texas Environmental Law Journal, Summer, 1990.
Co-Author: "1986 Superfund Amendments," State Bar of Texas Environmental Law Journal, January 1987. Member: Travis County (Member: Sections on: Appellate Law. Administrative Law) and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation.
Natural Resources Law. Tort and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations. State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on: Litigation.
Environmental Law; Administrative Law). Texas Bar Foundation. College of the State Bar of Texas.
Represents and counsels policyholders in insurance coverage disputes and litigation, particularly with regard to coverage for environmental, asbestos and other "long tail" claims.
Delegate for Texas governor Coastal States Organisation, Austin, 1981-1983. Member American Bar Association (insurance law section, litigation section, torts and insurance practice section), Texas Bar Association (environmental section, litigation section, appellate section), Travis County Bar Association, Delta Theta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Sandra J. Seaman, January 22, 1983. Children: Courtney and Morgan (twins).