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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & AFFILIATIONS


Active in:

Houston Bar Association Oil Gas & Minerals Section   link

Houston Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section   link

Houston Bar Association LegalLine   link

Member of State Bar of Texas Energy Law Section

International Energy Credit Association (“IECA”)   link

Contracts and Legal Education Group core participant

Dodd Frank Working Group core participant

Gulf Coast Power Association   link

The Institute for Energy Law   link




Certifications & Training:

Martindale and Hubbell AV rated - (highest qualitative and ethical rating under attorneys’ peer review system)   link

UTCLE Gas & Power Institutes, 2006-to present

Various ISDA training courses 1999 to present

Service on Energy Industry drafting committees:

Drafting Committees of the EEI Master Agreement and various power industry-wide product design initiatives;

2006 & 2012 NAESB natural gas master agreement redrafting committee.



Selected publications:

Basic ISDA Negotiating Points for Reserve-Based Borrowers, coauthored with John Race, Oil and Gas Investor, October 2013