Litigation; Trials; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Litigation; Business Law; Hospital Law; Physician Practices; Trust Litigation; Probate Litigation; Health Care Litigation; Medical Staff Representation
Admitted: 1976, Louisiana and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1977, Florida, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, including Trial Bar; 1980, U.S. Tax Court; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 2006, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: Tulane University, J.D.
Member: Martin County (President, 2005-2006), Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Former Vice-Chair: Civil Procedure Rules Committee; Member: Business Litigation Committee; Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee; Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, 2010-2011; Vice Chair, Florida Bar Law Related Education Committee); Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court (Founding President; Member, Executive Board).
Biography: Instructor, Legal Research and Writing, Torts and Contract Law, Florida Atlantic University, 1980-1983; Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, Grievance Committee 19A; Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer, American Bar Foundation; Florida Super Lawyer, 2006-2011; Named Wall Street Journal Top Attorneys in Florida, 2011; Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer; Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.
Born: Bronx, New York, July 2, 1953