ADR, Inc., an Alternative Dispute Resolution firm, January 1, 1998 - present; Of Counsel, Rose Law Firm, 1993-1998; Senior Vice President/Secretary/General Counsel, United Dominion Industries, Inc., 1979-93; Partner, Bridges, Young, Matthews and Davis, 1958-79.
Extensive experience in the corporate, commercial, construction, product liability and employment areas of law. Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of a diversified engineering, manufacturing, and construction company with revenues of $1.7 billion. Extensive experience as counsel in cases involving commercial litigation, contract construction claims, product warranty, product liability, general negligence, employment and contract disputes with claims valued to $40 million. Handled debt and equity issues in the U.S., Canada and Europe, both public and private.
Alternative DisputeResolution Experience:
American Arbitration Association (AAA): Member, National Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators; Member, Special Panel for Large and Complex Cases (1992-1998); Lex Mundi College of Mediators; Mediator, National Arbitration Forum Arbitrator and Mediator; FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator and Mediator; U.S. Postal Service Mediator; Contract Mediator, EEOC; Panel Member, Construction Dispute Resolution Service (CDRS); Served as arbitrator and mediator in construction claims, medical malpractice, commercial, employment and negligence cases. Conducted over, 1000 mediations, and over 450 arbitrations.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Training:
40-hr. Superior Court Mediator Training, Winston-Salem, 2/93; 40-hr. Lex Mundi College of Mediators Training Session, 12/94; AAA Construction Industry Training Program, 5/97. U.S. Postal Service Mediator Training Program; 8/98; NASD Arbitrator Training, 6/99; NASD Chairperson Training, 10/02; EEOC Mediator Training; CDRS Arbitration Training, CDRS Dispute Review board Counsel, CDRS Advanced ADR Training Course; Numerous Arkansas and American Bar Association Seminars and Arkansas ADR Commission training sessions.