“International Ethics and Compliance in the Oil and Gas Industry”, London UK, March 2009. Conference Co-Chair.
“Pre-emptive Dispute Resolution Contractual Clauses” Contract Risk Management in Oilfield Service Contracts, London UK, July 2008.
“Compliance-A New Vision” Advanced Contract Risk Management in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry, Houston TX, May, 2008.
“Best Practices in Structuring Technology Contracts” Conference on Intellectual Property Assets in Oil and Gas, Houston, October, 2007.
“Licensing and Technology in Energy Contracts” Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil & Gas, Houston, June 2007.
“Risk Shifting Clauses as a Tool for Financial Stability,” Achieving Fiscal Stability in Upstream Contracts 2007, Houston, November, 2006.
“Risk Management in the International Contracting Area,” Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil & Gas, Houston, June 2006.
“Shakespeare as a Guide to Contract Drafting,” Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil & Gas, Houston, July 2005.
“Indemnities and Fault in the International Arena,” Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil & Gas, Houston, July 2004.
“Ethical Considerations and Legal Malpractice Prevention in Civil Litigation Under The New Rules of Civil Procedure Governing Discovery,” IPC Winter Conference, Houston, January 2001.
“The Journey of the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act: The Texas Supreme Court Decision in Ken Petroleum and Weber Energy,” IADC Contracts and Risk Management Conference, Houston, October 2000.
"Reimbursement of Settlement and Defenses Costs," TADC Fall Seminar, Montreal, October 1999.
"The Texas Anti-Indemnity Act: Fifth Circuit Reinterpretation," Davis & Shank and Clyde & Co. Risk Management Seminar, Houston, December 1998.
"Defending Against the WCB," TADC Summer Meeting, Ruidoso, NM, July 1998
"JOINT DEFENSE AGREEMENTS," Strategic Research Institute, New Orleans, March 1997.
"ALTERNATIVES FOR RESOLUTION OF MASS TOXIC TORT LITIGATION CASES: A Discussion of Class Action Certification, Summary Jury Trials, Bell Weather Plaintiff Trials, and Other Alternatives for Management of and Resolution of Mass Toxic Tort Litigation Matters" Toxic Tort Litigation Seminar, Houston, December 1996.
"Mock Lead Defense Counsel: A MOCK TRIAL: Demonstration of Texas Trial Procedure in Mock Tort Litigation," Clyde & Co. and The Kleberg Law Firm Trial Advocacy Conference, London, November 1996.
"DISCOVERY CONCERNS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION: State Audit Privilege and Other Privileges To Consider in Environmental Litigation," Environmental Law Update Seminar, Houston, June 1996.
"TRANSFER OF A CASE FROM TEXAS TO THE UK : The Texas Doctrine of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction," The Kleberg Law Firm and Clyde & Co. Joint Seminar, Houston, November 1995.
"Recent Developments in Punitive Damages & The Texas Forum Non-Convenes Statute," The Kleberg Law Firm and Clyde & Co. Joint Seminar, London, October 1994.
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“How to Keep the Genie in the Bottle: Trade Secret Protection-A Primer,” 20 Corporate Counsel Review No. 1 (May 2000).
"I Want My Money Back," 18 Corporate Counsel Review No.2 (October 1999).
"Greeks, New Orleans and the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act: the Fifth Circuit Opinion in Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London v. Oryx Energy Company," 9 Coverage 1 (Jan./Feb. 1999).
"'Knock for Knock' No Longer Equal: Fifth Circuit Reinterpretation of the Insurance Obligations in the Texas Anti-indemnity Statute," International Insurance Law Review, June 1998.
"Risk Shifting from Ethyl to Green: Fork in the Road or New Path?" The Houston Lawyer, July/August 1998.
"No Duty to Notify: Texas Supreme court Declines to Create a New Duty," Oil & Gas Law and Taxation Review, February 1999.
"Joint Defense Agreements," Strategic Research Institute, March 1997.
"Multi-Party Trial Alternatives," Texas Corporate Counsel Law Review , Spring 1997.
"IT'S A PRIVILEGE TO AUDIT: Self-auditing Laws Facilitate Cleanups and Provide Protection Against Discovery," Soil & Groundwater Cleanup, January 1997.
"ALTERNATIVES FOR RESOLUTION OF MASS TOXIC TORT LITIGATION CASES: A Discussion of Class Action Certification, Summary Jury Trials, Bell Weather Plaintiff Trials, and Other Alternatives for Management of and Resolution of Mass Toxic Tort Litigation Matters," Toxic Tort Litigation, December 1996.
"SAVING COSTS THROUGH SHARING COSTS: How and When to Utilize Joint Defense Agreements in Mass Toxic Tort Litigation," Texas Corporate Counsel Law Review, Winter 1996.
"GATEKEEPER HEARINGS IN TEXAS STATE AND FEDERAL Courts: a Discussion of Daubert and Robinson Hearings and Queries for Preparation," Clyde & Co., November 1996.
"DISCOVERY CONCERNS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION: State Audit Privilege and Other Privileges To Consider in Environmental Litigation," Environmental Law Update 1996.
"The Deferral Policy Revised . . . from Spielberg to Suburban Motors," Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, Vol. II, No. 3, 1982, with Glenna M. Witt and M.J. Fox, Jr.
"The Weingarten Doctrine," The Arbitration Journal, 40(2), with Louis V. Baldoven, Jr. and M.J. Fox, Jr.