• Education:
    • M.B.A., Emory University – Goizueta College of Business Administration, Atlanta, GA. 1999
    • J.D., American University, Washington, D.C. 1986
    • M.P.A., American University, Phi Alpha Alpha Honor Society – Public Administration, Washington, D.C. 1978
    • B.A., University Of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1976
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • Board Certified in International Law with the Florida Bar, 1999-2004
    • Certified Professional Contract Manager – the National Contract Management Association, 1990-1995
    • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    • Georgia, Florida and District Of Columbia Bars
    • Instructor of international business, law, and government contracting at University of Virginia, American University and George Mason University.
    • International Bar Association
    • Registered Neutral (Arbitration) with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “The 3 D’s of International Business Transactions: Dealing, Drafting and Dispute Resolution,” Institute for Continuing Legal Education for Georgia and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, November 2009
    • “Renewable Energy Going Green: A Fad or Fact of Life,” Panelist, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiECon), September 2007
    • “Energy Strategies in the Post-Katrina World,” International Association of Executives and Attorneys in Corporate Real Estate, April 2006
    • “Corporate Power: It’s All About Energy,” Panel Moderator, International Association of Executives and Attorneys in Corporate Real Estate, April 2005
    • “Electricity Update and Outlook – Latest trends, Legislative Initiatives, Power-Grid and Corporate Protective Strategies in Light of the Northeast Power Failure,” International Association of Executives and Attorneys in Corporate Real Estate, April 2004
    • “International Investors in Georgia Real Estate,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, October 2002
    • “Managing Global Real Estate Portfolios: Legal and Business Challenges and Opportunities,” International Association of Executives and Attorneys in Corporate Real Estate, November 2000
    • “Intellectual Property in a Global Environment,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, April 2000
    • “Outsourcing Commercial Real Estate Portfolios,” International Association of Executives and Attorneys in Corporate Real Estate, April 1998
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Building Efficiencies: The Energy Policy Act of 2005,” White Paper for Prenova, Inc., January 2006
    • “Foreign Exchange Issues in International Outsourcings,” Corporate Real Estate and the Law, 2001
    • “Achieving Success in Global Outsourcing Arrangements,” Corporate Real Estate and the Law, July 2000
    • “Protecting Valuable Corporate Intellectual Property When Outsourcing,” Corporate Real Estate Executive, April 1999
    • “Drafting International Commercial Arbitration Clauses,” ACCA Docket, Journal of the American Corporate Counsel Association, July 1995
    • “Employee Terminations and Discipline: Tips to Reduce Legal Liability,” “Product Liability in the European Community, International Communication,” “Freedom of Information Act Breakthrough. Prompt Pay Act Applies in International Settings,” Non-Linear Lawyer (an in-house publication of Johnson Controls, Inc.), Various issues, 1992-1994
    • “Base Closings – The Wave of the Present,” July 1991, “The Latest On Base Closings” (August 1991), “Update On International Base Closings,” October 1991, Contract Management (monthly magazine of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA))
    • “Claims ‘Arising Under’ or ‘Relating To’ A Contract: Does It Matter?,” “Most Favored Customer Pricing. Packaging Your Government Contract Claim,” GRCA News (newsletter of the Government Receivables and Credit Association) (Various issues 1990-1992)
    • “Procurement Code Improves U.S. Competitiveness in International Procurement,” “Is Your Company Paying Unnecessary Unemployment Compensation Assessments?,” “Tips for U.S. Employers Hiring for Overseas Projects,” “U.S. Foreign Trade Zones,” “Packaging Your Government Contract Claim,” “The E-Visa Solution For Business,” International Law Network (publication for attorneys and financial managers) (Various issues 1986-1990)

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590