Partner, Frilot L.L.C. - Over 28 years of experience as civil trial lawyer in personal injury/wrongful death, energy and environmental lawsuits; construction; intellectual property; labor/employment law, complex commercial litigation, health care; class action, and maritime law matters. Founding member of the firm with extensive experience in handling the full range of issues that are often involved in high profile proceedings. Experience in large class actions has allowed for the opportunity to acquire technical expertise in case management and database technology. Has developed a sub-specialty in electronic discovery issues and computer forensics.
ADR education and training experience includes: College of Commercial Arbitrators Annual Meeting, 2011; Faculty, AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing, 2011; AAA Faculty, Advanced Mediator Training, 2010; The Sedona Conference- eDiscovery Dispute Resolution Program for Special Masters & Mediators, 2010; ACR/ACMI: Use of Neuroscience and Neuro-Linguistics in Resolving Disputes, 2009; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Commercial Arbitration Training Program (Fellowship), 2009; ACR/ACMI: Innovation in Commercial Mediation, 2008; American Health Lawyers Association, Arbitrator Training, 2007; ICDR International Symposium, 2006; Association of Attorney Mediators, Advanced Mediator Training, 2006; ICC International Commercial Dispute Resolution, Understanding the ICC System, 2006; Louisiana State Bar Association Training, Getting Results in Mediation: Understanding Roles and Responsibilities, 2005; Association of Attorney-Mediators' Annual Meeting, Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training, 2005.
Loyola University (Army ROTC Scholarship, 1973-1977; BA, magna cum laude- 1977; JD, Moot Court Board-1984); U.S. Army Military Police Officers' Basic Course (Distinguished Military Graduate, Alpha Sigma Nu - National Jesuit Honor Society-1977).