Current Activities


American Bar Foundation

Member 2017 -

American College of Tax Counsel

Fellow 2000 -

American Law Institute

Member 2008 -

IRS Service Centers and Taxpayer Service, Committee on Administrative Practice, American Bar Association Taxation Section.

Chair, Subcommittee, 1992-1998

Member 1990 – Current.
University of Texas School of Law, Annual Conference on Taxation

Member, Planning Committee 1996 -

Chair, 2000 – 2001 Speaker 2017
Woodward & White's Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law and Tax Controversy

Best Lawyers 1994 -

Past Activities


AICPA/ABA Invitational Conference on Reduction of Income Tax Complexity

Participant, 1990

AICPA/ABA Invitational Conference on Tax Compliance (Reston II)

Participant, 1988

American Bar Association Taxation Section On Natural Resources

Committee Chair, 1997-1999

Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)

Member, Tax Committee, 1983-1987

Natural Resources, State Bar of Texas Taxation Section

Chair, Committee, 1984-1986

Subchapter S Banking Association and Independent Bankers Association of Texas Attorney's Council.

Member and lecturer, 1991

Participated in an effort to enact legislation expanding Subchapter S to closely- held banks. Co­author of and legislative witness on Texas Limited Banking Association (LLC) Statute.
University of Texas School of Law, Parker Fielder Biannual Conference on Oil and Gas Taxation.

Member, Planning Committee, 1996-2018

Conferences on taxation sponsored by ABA, AICPA, University of Texas, State Bar of Texas, Texas Society of CPAs, Prentice-Hall Law and Business, and others

Lecturer, Frequent