• DePaul University College of Law (LL.M. in Health Law 1996)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (Juris Doctor 1995)
  • Texas Christian University (Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish 1992)



  • State Bar of Oklahoma (1995)
  • State Bar of Texas (2004)


Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Leading Lawyer Award (The Ambulatory M&A Advisor)
  • 1987 Eagle Scout (Troop 193 in Oklahoma City)



  • Author, The Right to Die in America: The Ninth Circuit’s Decision in Compassion in Dying v. The State of Washington, Journal of Health and Hospital Law, Volume 29 (July/August 1996)

Practice Areas

  • Healthcare and Hospital Law
    • Former General Counsel to public and private healthcare companies, including AmSurg Corp. (public company that owns and operates ambulatory surgery centers in partnership with physicians across the United States), U.S. Anesthesia Partners (private-equity backed anesthesia practice management company), and Quorum Health Resources, LLC (a rural hospital management and advisory services company)
  • Business and Entity Formation and Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions