B.A. University of New Orleans (1984), J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola Law School (1991). Member of Loyola Law Review and recipient of Loyola Law Review Award for his analysis of Carruthers v. P.P. G. Industries, 551 So.2d 1282 (La. 1989), a Louisiana Supreme Court decision concerning the compensability of heart attacks under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act before the 1990 amendments. Licensed in Louisiana and admitted to all Federal Courts in State of Louisiana. Community activities include: Louisiana Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, LABI, and Louisiana Claim Association.