Independent ADR Practice since 2007. Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP, 1972 - 2007. Personal and Industrial Injury, Property Damage, and Employers’ Liability; Domestic and London Market insurance coverage issues, especially marine and energy risk; Commercial Disputes; Offshore Service Contract disputes; Admiralty and Maritime Law: International Shipping, Cargo, Collision, and Charter Party cases; Jones Act and Longshore Act claims; Offshore Casualties and Injuries, Production Loss and Business Interruption; Trials and Appeals; Marine Terminal Lease Agreements; Mediation and Arbitration.
University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1972); Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Rice University (Master of Civil Engineering, 1968); Rice University (B.A., 1967). A.A.White Basic Mediation Training (2003); HMAA Arbitration Training (2002); National Conflict Resolution Center, Advanced Mediation Training (2004); University of Houston Law Center: International Commercial Arbitration Course (2006).
"Solidarity and Contribution in Maritime Claims," 55 LA. Law Review 799 (1995); "Remedies, Liabilities, Indemnities, and Insurance Solutions in Offshore Employer's Liability," The Federal Lawyer, V.46, No.2, p.26(February 1999); various Continuing Legal Education seminar papers regarding maritime and offshore employer's liability, mediation, damages, and Longshore Act practices. Selected for inclusion in the 2001-2007 editions of the Woodward/White publication "The Best Lawyers inAmerica".
Courts and Memberships
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts ofTexas;U.S.Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court; allTexascourts; ADR Provider List (S. D. Texas); Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association, Maritime Law Association.