Education & Professional Background

Duke University, B.A., cum laude, 1971; University of Oxford, Oxford, England, B.A., with honors, 1973; M.A., 1978; Southern Methodist University, J.D. 1976.


American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Bar Association.

Articles, Publications & Lectures

"A Checklist for Chapter XI Operations," 51 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 329, 1977.

Collier Handbook for Trustees and Debtors-in-Possession, Matthew Bender, 1982-present.

"Post-Filing Loans to the Chapter 11 Debtor: Good Money After Bad?" 107 Banking Law Journal 344 (1990).

"Lowering the Penalties for Failure: Using the Insolvency Law as a Tool for Spurring Economic Growth; the American Experience and Possible Uses for South Africa," Journal of South African Law 315 (1996-2). Contributing Author: Adjunct Professor: Texas Tech University School of Law, 1983; Southern Methodist University, 1984-1986.

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy; Corporate Reorganization.