Previously worked at medium and small law firms primarily practicing in the areas of professional liability defense of attorneys and other fiduciaries, accountants, appraisers, and medical professionals, insurance coverage and bad faith analysis and litigation, commercial law, and other complex litigation.
Judicial Law Clerk at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois – Conducted legal research and drafted orders and opinions of the Court in civil and criminal cases. Reviewed submissions, performed case management functions, and attended in-court proceedings.
“Shifting Risk to the Dumbest Guy in the Room” – Derivatives Regulation After the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 11 J. Bus. & Sec. L. 1 – The purpose of this article is to provide insight into the changing world of derivatives regulation.
Remedies (And Lack Thereof) for Victims of Abusive Debt Collection Practices, 66 J. Mo. B. 330 – An overview of penalties available under federal and Missouri law for abusive collection techniques.
Remedies for Abusive Debt Collection: An Illinois Lawyer’s Guide, 99 Ill. B. J. 358 – Many in-house and third-party debt recovery companies use extreme techniques, including threatening to garnish a debtor’s wages, using harassing language, or even threatening to file suit in an effort to recover any money they can. This article gives a thumbnail sketch of the protections such as they are, starting with federal Fair Debt Collection Practice Act and moving to Illinois-specific statutes.
Preventing Inadvertent Disclosures Of Privileged Materials With Clawback Agreements, 21 IDC Q. 26 – On September 19, 2008, Federal Rule of Evidence 502 was enacted to specifically address waiver of the attorney client and work-product privileges. By limiting the consequences of inadvertent production, Fed. R. Evid. 502 was meant to reduce the parties’ burden to conduct expensive pre-production privilege reviews.
Basics of Representing Clients in FINRA Arbitration (March 2012).
Accounting Basics for Attorneys (September 2012).
Federal Courts 101 (November 2012).
Next Step Series: Corporate Governance (March 2013).
Federal Courts 101 (April 2014).
The Next Step Series: Debtors’ Rights (August 2014).
Calculating Medical Damages in Injury Settlements Post Affordable Care Act (June 2015)
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Law – JD.
University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Business – MBA.
University of Missouri-Columbia BSBA, Finance & Banking, Economics.