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International Litigation International Arbitration


Coordination with entities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice and US state investigators supporting their investigation into investment contracts.
Defended a German company against a UK company with claims estimated to be $2.8 billion regarding a dispute of contractual obligations.
Defended a German company against a French company and American company for a claimed $1.68 billion in damages regarding allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation in relation to accounting matters and CDO investment transactions.
Defended a German company alongside the three major rating agencies against what started as a class action lawsuit with unspecified damages in New York.
Mediation against a major UK company in liquidation involving contractual obligations of each party.


Bachelor of Arts at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Major: International Studies, Minor: Business Administration
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at St. Mary’s Graduate School, San Antonio, Texas Thesis: International Arbitration and Mediation, Business Perspective

Juris Doctor at St. Mary’s University of Law, San Antonio, Texas,Thesis: International Arbitration and Mediation, Legal Perspective

Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy, specialization in courtroom presentation

Experience at Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel Dallas, Texas

Experience as Vice president of a German bank in Düsseldorf 


English (native language) German


International Commercial Arbitration - A German Perspective (with Clemens Stauder), in: ICA Arbitration Quarterly, Vol. 182 July-September 2014
Internationale E-Discovery und Information Governance, 2011

Texas Mortgage Banking Association, Real Estate Desk Reference Book, October, 2008
Title Discrepancies and Resolution Require Special Attention, in: Servicing Management, September, 2007 Deciphering the Mysterious Legal Description, in: Dallas Bar Association, Headnotes, July 2007

Deciphering the Mysterious Legal Description, in: USFN America’s Mortgage Banking Attorneys Report, October 11, 2005
Wrote case summaries for Keeping Current Article, in: Probate & Property, May 2003 – May 2004