resume below demonstrates long and deep experience in a wide range of business legal matters. This
focused experience produces better business and legal judgment than is generally available
from newer attorneys or attorneys whose practice is preoccupied with other types of
Corporate Counsel -
See 1 & 2
Private Law Practice - 17 yrs
See 1, 6 & 11
Formulation & Administration - 19 years See 1-6, 9
Legal Advisor for Large International Airport Construction Project - 2 years See
Expert Writer throughout the years See Distinctions & Experience in Detail
Privatization Expert for Infrastructure Projects - 2 years
See 2, 9 & 10, below.
Maturing Computer & Internet Website Development Expertise - 7 yrs See
emerging businesses, professional practices, and related persons who prefer
not to pay the huge expense necessitated by in-house or large law firm
corporate counsel in the following
- Business &
Professional Entity Formation & Maintenance
- Complex Contract
Negotiations, Drafting, Review, Interpretation & Claims
Trademarks, License Agreements, and other Intellectual Property
- Technology &
- Prevention of
Litigation & Claims
- Construction &
- Contracting &
- Commercial Real Estate
Purchase, Leases & Other Transactions
- Employment Matters
- Prestigious Home
- Yachting Law
- Dispute Resolution & Litigation Management
- Corporate Policies
& Procedures, including Employees
- Contract Policies
& Procedures - Prime & Subcontracts
Corporate Counsel for Parsons Corporation (1989-1997)
Employed as legal counsel
for $billion+ international design, engineering, and construction company, representing it in contracts,
litigation, government contracting and compliance, employment issues, corporate
formalities, and other general corporate legal issues.
Contracts Negotiator (1988-1989)
Negotiated, formulated, and
administered complex contracts, including privatization projects, at Parsons for projects
with constructed values into the $100s of millions with domestic and foreign, private and
public clients in the petrochemical, cogeneration, transportation and other fields of
engineering and construction.
International Legal Advisor (1984-1986)
Advised Parsons Engineering and Daniels Construction
regarding engineering and construction legal matters, including joint venture, labor,
major claims, and foreign government liaison in multi-national projects.
International Contracts Negotiator (1980-1984)
Hired by Parsons to negotiate, formulate and administer up to
$350 million engineering and construction contracts with British, German, French,
Japanese, Korean and other international construction companies.
(6) Private Practitioner
Clerk and associate with top law firms in Portland,
Oregon, specializing in business litigation. Commenced own law firm prior to joining Parsons.
(7) Real Estate Development
Assisted in the planning, development and marketing of a
large, upper-class, single-family residential area.
Creator & Owner of Internet Neutral Mediation Services (1997-2003)
created by me as the
worlds first fully online mediation service, offering a quick and inexpensive way to
resolve disputes between Internet businesses and their customers or suppliers, wherever
they may be in the world. I also personally developed a 200 page commercial website.
Privatization of Airport Facilities at New Bangkok International Airport,
of proposal and 4 feasibility studies required by the Thai government for
the privatization of various facilities for the New Bangkok International
Privatized Metro Project, Taejon, Korea (2000)
of competitive privatization
Build/Lease/Transfer (BLT) proposal to Taejon Metropolitan City, South Korea to construct
this Citys first underground railway system. The proposal was
the winning proposal.
(11) Environmental Litigator (1998-2000)
depositions against plaintiffs,
witnesses, and experts on behalf of defendants in various asbestos lawsuits.
Organizer and/or Legal Counsel for the following Nonprofits:
for Student Missions
Point Fifth Marine Regiment Support Group
Point Youth Charitable Foundation
of Whales Committee, Inc.
Museum of Orange County
Battalion Fifth Marine Support Committee
Industry Professionals Association
of Science, Cum Laude, Order of Quesitor - Lewis & Clark College
Lewis & Clark Law School (rated #1 environmental law school in
the nation) ~ American Jurisprudence Award for Real Estate and
Constitutional Law at Lewis & Clark School of Law.
Online Mediation: Has Its Time Come?, Ohio State Journal on Dispute
Resolution, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2000
Presenter, Virtual Mediation, ADR in Cyberspace
Symposium, Ohio State University College of Law, 1999
Board of Directors, Hazardous Waste Action Coalition
Editor, HWAC Legal Services Newsletter, 1993-1996
Author, Engineering News Record
(ENR) Articles: The
Looming Shadow of Liability: Litigation Update, June 6, 1994; Liability
Update: The Hazardous Waste Industry Remains at Risk, April 24, 1995.
California State Bar Association, 1990-present
Oregon State Bar Association, 1975-1999
Vice-President, Lincoln County,
Oregon, Bar Association, 1980
Officer, Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group and
Parsons Engineering Science, Inc. and numerous subsidiaries thereof, 1989-1997
Chairman, Presenter, HWAC Lawyers Roundtable, 1993-1995
Commended Legal Writing Assistant to Professor Leonard
DuBoff, prolific legal scholar & writer, 1974-5
Advocate, Dana Point Yacht Club, 2005-2012
of Directors, Past Chairman, Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2012
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