News & Announcements

Appeals Court: Planet K’s Ron Paul Sign Trumps Highway Beautification Act, The Texas Lawbook, Aug. 30, 2016.

Houston Attorney Wins Ruling Striking Down Texas Ban on Political Advertising, Texas Lawyer, Sept. 12, 2016.

Court voids heart of Texas Highway Beautification Act, Austin American Statesman, Aug. 29, 2016.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Attorney Uses the Fifth Circuit to Get U.S. Documents for Mexican Lawsuit, Texas Lawyer, Apr. 25, 2016.


Parenti Law Secures Decisive Appellate Victory for Grupo Mexico in International Discovery Case, Apr. 21, 2016.


Houston Lawyer Advocates for Austin Business’s First Amendment Rights, The Texas LawBook, Jan. 13, 2015.


The new suit over the Texas senate map: An explainer, Texas Redistricting and Election Law, Apr. 21, 2014.


Voting Rights Lawsuit Filed Against State of Texas: State Senate Districts Unconstitutional, PR Newswire, Apr. 21, 2014.


Citigroup Appeals For Coverage In $55M Mexican Land Gaffe, Law360, Apr. 25, 2013.


Lehman Asks 2nd Circ. To Block Intervention In Dante Case, Law360, Feb. 1, 2012.


Mich. Agency Loses Bid For Review Of Lehman Row, Law360, Sept. 19, 2011.


Lehman Takes Aim At BNY Mellon Over Derivatives Deal, Law360, Oct. 19, 2011.


Lehman, BNY Mellon Unit Settlement Ends UK Case, Law360, Dec. 15, 2010.


Ipso Facto Clauses And The Anti-Deprivation Rule, Law360, Feb. 10, 2010.


Lehman, Aflac End Spat Over $166M In CDS, Law360, Dec. 17, 2009,


Lehman's $70M Collateral Suit Against BoNY Survives, Law360, Aug. 11, 2009.



Speeches & Publications


Strategies to Ramp Up Your Appellate Practice 

Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section, January 18, 2018

Frodo v. Mordor: Developments in Foreign Sovereign Immunity & Alien Tort Claims

ABA Section of International Law, Apr. 26, 2013


United States Supreme Court Roundup: 2011 Term

Houston Bar Association, Oct. 19, 2012


Derivatives Lessons of the Financial Crisis

CLE Presentations to AIG, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Macquarie, & Morgan Stanley, 2012


Federal Rehearing Petitions: Practice and Persuasion

Conference on State and Federal Appeals, University of Texas School of Law, June 1, 2012


And the Last Shall Be First: Commercial Damages in International Contracts

ABA Section of International Law, Apr. 18, 2012


Developments in Foreign Sovereign Immunity

ABA Section of International Law, Washington, DC, Apr. 8, 2011


Challenging Federal Appellate Jurisdiction

University of Texas School of Law Conference on State & Federal Appeals, May 29, 2008


Citigroup Appeals For Coverage In $55M Mexican Land Gaffe

Citigroup Appeals For Coverage In $55M Mexican Land Gaffe