Mr. Barkett is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A. Government, 1972, summa cum laude) and the Yale Law School (J.D. 1975) and served as a law clerk to The Hon. David W. Dyer on the old Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Barkett is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is also the recipient of one of the 2011 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement honoring lawyers for distinguished legal writing. Mr. Barkett has been a member of the Advisory Committee for Civil Rules of the Federal Judicial Conference since 2012, and is now a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

Mr. Barkett has, over the years, been a commercial litigator (contract and corporate disputes, employment, trademark and antitrust), environmental litigator (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and toxic tort), and, for the past several years, a peacemaker and problem solver, serving as an arbitrator, mediator, facilitator, or allocator in a variety of environmental, commercial, or reinsurance contexts. He is a certified mediator under the rules of the Supreme Court of Florida and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and a member of the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, and serves on the American Arbitration Association and International Centre for Dispute Resolution roster of neutrals, the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Institute for Dispute Resolution’s “Panel of Distinguished Neutrals,” and the National Roster of Environmental Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building Professionals maintained by the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution. He has served or is serving as a neutral in scores of matters involving in the aggregate more than $4 billion. He has conducted or is conducting commercial domestic and international arbitrations under American Arbitration Association, London Court of International Arbitration, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, United Nationals Commission on International Trade Law, and Conflict Prevention and Resolution rules and has conducted ad hoc arbitrations. In November 2003, he was appointed by the presiding judge to serve as the Special Master to oversee the implementation and enforcement of the 1992 Consent Decree between the United States and the State of Florida relating to the restoration of the Florida Everglades. He also consults with major corporations on the evaluation of legal strategy and risk in commercial disputes, conducts independent investigations where such services are needed, and works with other lawyers on questions of legal ethics.

Mr. Barkett has published two books, E-Discovery: Twenty Questions and Answers, (Chicago: First Chair Press, 2008) and The Ethics of E-Discovery (Chicago: First Chair Press, 2009). Mr. Barkett has also prepared analyses of the Roberts Court the past six years, in addition to a number of other articles on a variety of topics. He is the author of Ethical Issues in Environmental Dispute Resolution, a chapter in the American Bar Association publication, Environmental Dispute Resolution, An Anthology of Practical Experience (July 2002) and the editor and one of the authors of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation’s Monograph, Ex Parte Contacts with Former Employees (Environmental Litigation Committee, October 2002).

Mr. Barkett is a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and the American College of Environmental Lawyers and also a former member of the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. At the University of Miami Law School, Mr. Barkett teaches two courses, “Environmental Litigation” and “E-Discovery.”

Mr. Barkett has been recognized in the areas of alternative dispute resolution or environmental law in a number of lawyer-recognition publications, including Who’s Who Legal (International Bar Association); Best Lawyers in America (National Law Journal); Legal Elite (Florida Trend), Florida Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers. In 2013, Best Lawyers selected him as “Environmental Lawyer of the Year” in Miami.

Publications

John M. Barkett, The Roberts Court 2013-14: First Amendment, Equal Protection, Privacy, And More (or Less) Unanimity, ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation, Aug. 9, 2014.

John M. Barkett, Arbitration: Hot Questions, Cool Answers, SHB's 11th Annual Update of the Law CLE, June 25, 2014.

John M. Barkett, The Roberts Court 2012-13, DOMA, Voting Rights, Affirmative Action, More Consensus, More Dissent, ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation, Aug. 10, 2013. 

John M. Barkett, More on the Ethics of E-Discovery: Predictive Coding and Other Forms of Computer-Assisted Review, Duke Law School, Apr. 19, 2013.

John M. Barkett, Evidence Rule 502: The Solution to the Privilege-Protection Puzzle in the Digital Era, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 1589 (2013).

John M. Barkett, Neighborly RCRA Claims, 27 N.R.E. 48 (2013).

John M. Barkett, Chess Anyone? Selection of International Commercial Arbitration Tribunals, Miami-Dade County Bench and Bar Conference, Feb. 8, 2013.

John M. Barkett, The Roberts Court 2011-12: The Affordable Care Act and More, ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation, Aug. 3, 2012.

John M. Barkett, ABA to Tackle Technology Issues in Model Rules at Aug. Meeting, Law Technology News, June 25, 2012.

John M. Barkett, Un-taxing E-Discovery Costs: Section 1920(4) After Race Tire Amer. Inc. and Taniguchi, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, June 2012.

John M. Barkett, The 7th Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Project: What We Might Learn and Why It Matters to Every Litigant in America, ABA Section of Litigation News, Dec. 2011.

John M. Barkett, The Challenge of Electronic Communication, Privilege, Privacy, and Other Myths, 38 Litigation Journal 17 (ABA Section of Litigation, Fall 2011).

John M. Barkett, The Roberts Court 2010-11: Three Women Justices!, ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation, Aug. 5, 2011.

John M. Barkett, Skinner, Matrixx, Souter, and Posner: Twombly and Iqbal Revisited, 12 The Sedona Conf. J. 69 (2011).

John M. Barkett, E-mail, Social Media Have Changed Litigation Process, Daily Business Review, Feb. 15, 2011.

John M. Barkett, Zubulake Revisited: Pension Committee and the Duty to Preserve, ABA Section of Litigation News, Feb. 26, 2010.

John M. Barkett, Look Out — Duty to Preserve Can Come Before Suit Is Filed, Miami Business Review, Feb. 22, 2010.

John M. Barkett, Draft Reports and Attorney-Expert Communications, 24 N.R.E. 50 (Winter 2010).

John M. Barkett & Jan Paulsson, The Myth of Culture Clash in International Commercial Arbitration, The Florida Bar International Law Section Annual Meeting (2010).

John M. Barkett, Chapter 6: From Canons to Cannon, A Century of Legal Ethics: Trial Lawyers and the ABA Canons of Professional Ethics (ABA Section of Litigation 2009).

John M. Barkett, Burlington Northern: The Super Quake and Its Aftershocks, Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter: Interim Bulletin, May 15, 2009. 

John M. Barkett, The Ethics of E-Discovery (ABA Publishing, Chicago; 2009).

John M. Barkett & Kevin R. Corlew, No Lifeguards on Duty! Swimming in the Sanctions-Infested Waters of E-Discovery, J. Kan. Ass'n Just., Sep. 2008, at 14.

John M. Barkett, E-Discovery: Twenty Questions and Answers (ABA Publishing, Sep. 2008).

John M. Barkett, Production of electronically stored information in arbitration: Sufficiency of the IBA Rules?, in Electronic Disclosure in International Arbitration (Juris, Sep. 2008).

John M. Barkett & Matthew J. Vanis, Break Up or Stay Together? E-Mail Strands and the Attorney-Client Privilege, e-Discovery Connection (Defense Research Institute), Feb. 2008.

John M. Barkett, Orphan Shares, 23 N.R.E. 46 (2008).

John M. Barkett, Tipping the Scale of Justice: The Rise of ADR, 22 N.R.E. 40 (2008).

John M. Barkett, E-Discovery For Arbitrators, 1 Disp. Res. Int'l J. 129 (2007). 

John M. Barkett, The Pieces to the Privilege Protection Puzzle, 22 N.R.E. 50 (2007).

John M. Barkett, The Battle for Bytes and New Rule 26, e-Discovery (American Bar Association Section of Litigation), 2007. 

John M. Barkett, A Primer on the New Rules of E-Discovery, 21 N.R.E. 58 (2006).

John M. Barkett, Forward to the Past: The Aftermath of Aviall, 20 N.R.E. 27 (2006).

John M. Barkett, Avoiding the Unauthorized Practice of Law, 20 N.R.E. 61 (2005).

John M. Barkett, Help May Be on the Way...Sort of: Civil Rules Advisory Committee Proposal, 72 Def. Couns. 37 (2005).

John M. Barkett, More Bytes, Bits & Bucks: Digital Diligence Defined, The E-Discovery Standard, Fall 2004, at 8.

John M. Barkett, Bytes, Bits and Bucks: Cost Shifting and Sanctions in E-Discovery, 71 Def. Couns. J. 334 (2004). 

John M. Barkett, The CERCLA Limitations Puzzle, 19 N.R.E. 70 (2004).

John M. Barkett, A Database Analysis of the Superfund Allocation Case Law, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.: Miami; July 2003.

John M. Barkett, Editor/Contributor, Ex Parte Contacts with Former Employees (A State by State analysis of the Rules in the Fifty States and the District of Columbia contrasted with American Bar Association Model Rule 4.2), American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Environmental Litigation Committee, Jan. 2003.

John M. Barkett, If Terror Reigns, Will Torts Follow?, 9 Widener Law Symposium 485 (2003).

John M. Barkett, Ethical Issues in Environmental Dispute Resolution: An Anthology of Practical Solutions, American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, July 2002.

John M. Barkett, The Courtroom of the Twenty-First Century – ADR, CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, ADR Committee, ABA Section of Litigation, Summer 2002.

John M. Barkett, Seventh Circuit Resolves Debate Between Contribution Act, Comparative Fault Act, 15:10 Environmental Compliance & Litigation Strategy, Mar. 2000.

John M. Barkett, Allocation Lessons to Be Learned from Akzo Coatings, 15:12 Environmental Compliance & Litigation Strategy, July 1999.

John M. Barkett, Economic Reality in Superfund - An Oxymoron or a Rule of Law?, Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter, Mar. 1997.

John M. Barkett, Environmental Law for Eminent Domain Lawyers, Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Manual for Eminent Domain Lawyers, Oct. 1996.

John M. Barkett, Orphan Share Analysis Eases PRP Pain, 12:2 Environmental Compliance & Litigation Strategy, July 1996.

John M. Barkett, A Database Analysis of the Superfund Allocation Case Law, Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter (Washington D.C.), July 1996.

John M. Barkett, Past Versus Future Costs - The Subtleties in the Supreme Court's Meghrig Decision, 31 Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter, Apr. 1996, at 853A.

John M. Barkett, Superfund is Broken - Can It Be Fixed?, 29 Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter, May 1995, at 1019.

John M. Barkett, Symposium on EPA's Superfund Settlement Process, 25 Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter, Oct. and Nov. 1993, at 1036.

John M. Barkett, The CERCLA Attorney Fee Debate Heats Up, 7 Toxics Law Reporter 448 (1993).

Presentations

Work Product Protection for Draft Expert Reports and Attorney-Expert Communications (Speaker, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Chicago, Apr. 26, 2013).

Ethical Challenges on the Horizon: Confidentiality, Competence and Cloud Computing (Speaker, ABA-CLE, July 24, 2012; updated, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Chicago, Apr. 25, 2013).

Lawyer-Client Fallout: Using Privileged Information To Establish A Claim Against a Client/Employer (Speaker, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Chicago, Apr. 25, 2013).

E-Communications: Problems Posed by Privilege, Privacy, and Production (Speaker, ABA National Institute on E-Discovery, New York, New York, May 18, 2012).

Legal Hold 2.0 for Defensible E-Discovery (Presenter, Exterro Inc. Webinar, May 15, 2013).

International Arbitration & International Law (Panelist, Dade County Bar Association’s Corporate Law & Bench and Bar Conference, Miami, Florida, Feb. 8, 2013).

The Roberts Court 2011-12: The Affordable Care Act and More (Speaker, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, Aug. 3, 2012).

Ethics of Working with Experts (Speaker, CLE Alabama Teleconference, Nov. 10, 2011).

Investigation, Disclosure, Truth and Falsity: The Ethical Duties of Counsel and the Court’s Responsibilities (Panelist, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Miami Beach, Apr. 14, 2011).

Performing Direct & Cross Examinations in Civil & Criminal Trials (Moderator, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Miami Beach, Apr. 14, 2011).

Discovery and E-Discovery in Federal Court (Presenter, Florida Bar “Basic Federal Practice 2011, Tampa, Apr. 13, 2011 and Miami, Apr. 14, 2011).

U.S. Civil Litigation & Justice: What Does it Mean, Where Are We Today, Where Should We Be? (Panelist, 13th Annual Sedona Conference on Complex Litigation, Del Mar, Apr. 7, 2011).

Souter and Sensibility, Posner and Plausibility: Iqbal and Twombly Revisited (Presenter on panel titled “Update on Post–Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Requirements”; 13th Annual Sedona Conference on Complex Litigation, Del Mar, Apr. 7, 2011).

Choosing E-Discovery Vendors to Meet Your Needs, Budget and Expectations (Panelist, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, Hollywood, Florida, Mar. 2011).

Doing Things Right Means Doing Them Ethically – E-Discovery the Principled Way (Panelist, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, Hollywood, Florida, Mar. 2011).

Presentation on Trigger of the Duty to Preserve, Culpability Standards, and E-Discovery Reforms (Panelist, Standing Committee on Rules, San Francisco, Jan. 2011).

Settlement of NRD Litigation (Presenter, Law Seminars International Conference - Natural Resource Damages: The Ground, Groundwater and the Gulf, Jan. 2011).

Trigger of the Duty to Preserve, Culpability Standards, and E-Discovery Reforms (Presenter, Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee, Nov. 2010).

E-Discovery in International Arbitration (Presenter, Miami International Arbitration Society’s Membership Meeting, Miami, Nov. 2010).

Help Has Arrived…Sort Of: The New E-Discovery Rules and More on the Ethics of E-Discovery (Panelist and Presenter, Puerto Rico Federal Bar Association, San Juan, Nov. 2010).

Effective Use of ESI – Depositions, Hearings and Trials and Litigating with the Government – Is This Where Proportionality Goes to Die? (Panelist, Thomson Reuters 14th Annual Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, New York, Oct. 2010).

Searching for Solution to the Data Explosion (Panelist and Presenter, International Association of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, Barcelona, July 2010).

Arbitration Cost Avoidance: Is International Mediation the Solution? (Moderator, Fifth Annual Fordham Law Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation, New York, June 2010).

Chair (ABA National Institute on E-Discovery, Washington, D.C., May 2010).

E-Discovery Panel Recap of Federal Civil Rules Committee’s Duke Conference on Civil Litigation (Moderator, ABA National Institute on E-Discovery, Washington, D.C., May 2010).

The Ethics of Web 2.0 (Presenter and Moderator, ABA National Institute on E-Discovery, Washington, D.C., May 2010).

Zubulake Revisited: Pension Committee and the Duty to Preserve (Presenter on E-Discovery Panel, Federal Civil Rule Advisory Committee’s Conference on Civil Litigation, Duke Law School, Durham, May 2010).

Walking the Plank, Looking Over Your Shoulder, Fearing Sharks Are in the Water: E-Discovery in Federal Litigation? (Presenter on E-Discovery Panel, Federal Civil Rule Advisory Committee’s Conference on Civil Litigation, Duke Law School, Durham, May 2010).

Ethics of E-Discovery (Moderator and Presenter, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, New York, Apr. 2010).

Byte-Sized Trial Practice: Converting ESI into Evidence and E-Discovery Resources (Panelist, ABA Techshow Conference, Chicago, Mar. 2010).

E-Discovery (Presenter, Oregon Bar Association Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Mar. 2010).

More on the Ethics of E-Discovery and The Ethics of Web 2.0 (Presenter at Webinar, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago, Feb. 2010).

The Robert’s Court: Three’s a Charm (Speaker, ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Aug. 2009)

Cheap Talk? Witness Payments and Conferring with Testify Witnesses (Speaker, ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Aug. 2009).

Fool’s Gold: The Mining of Metadata (Speaker, ABA’s Third Annual National Institute on E-Discovery, Chicago, May 22, 2009).

Whither E-disclosure In International Arbitration? (Panelist, Juris Conference: Second Annual Electronic Evidence and Disclosure in International Arbitration, London, Oct. 2008).

MEDIATE BETTER!!! (Panelist, ABA Annual Meeting, Aug. 2008).

The Roberts Court: The Terrible Twos or Childhood Bliss (Moderator, ABA Annual Meeting, New York, Aug. 2008, with panelists Professors Drew Days III, Pamela S. Karlan, and Kenneth W. Starr).

Admissibility of Electronic Evidence (Presenter, Florida Bar CLE Seminar, Tampa, May 2008).

The Ethics of E-Discovery (Moderator and Presenter, ABA Second Annual National Institute on E-Discovery, Chicago, May 2008).

The Class Action Fairness Act (Moderator and Presenter, ALI-ABA’s “Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation,” Scottsdale, Mar. 2008).

Whither E-disclosure In International Arbitration? (Panelist, Juris Conference: Electronic Evidence and Disclosure in International Arbitration, New York City, Jan. 2008).

Help Has Arrived ... Sort Of: The New E-Discovery Rules (Presenter, BNA E-Discovery Hot Issues Conference, Chicago, Oct. 2007). 

Questions of Evidence II: Why the IBA Supplemental Rules Are Not Up to the Task of Managing E-Discovery (Presenter, LCIA European Users' Council Symposium at The Grove, Hertfordshire, Sep. 2007). 

The Roberts Court: Where It's Been and Where It's Going (Moderator, ABA Convention, San Francisco, Aug. 2007, with panelists Professors Drew Days III, Pamela S. Karlan, and Kenneth W. Starr).

The Next Frontier: Federal Rules Changes to E-Discovery (Moderator and Participant, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Apr. 2007).

Ethics Update (Presenter, National Teleconference, Professional Education Broadcast Network, May 2007).

Discovery and E-Discovery (Presenter, Basic Federal Practice Seminar, Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Miami and Tampa, Mar. 2007).

Practice Under the New E-Discovery Amendments: The Battlegrounds of Conflict; The Promise of Resolution (Faculty member, BNA, Orlando, Mar. 2007).

Ethical Performance Standards: Management Of Electronic And Hard Copy Information (Panel Member, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, 36th Annual Conference on Environmental Law, Keystone, Mar. 2007).

The Battle For Bytes: New Rule 26 (Presenter and Roundtable Participant, American Association of Port Authorities Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar, Miami, Feb. 2007).

Refresher Ethics: Conflicts of Interest (Annual CLE Seminar of the Environmental, Products Liability, and Mass Torts Committees of the ABA Section of Litigation, Snowbird, Jan. 2007). 

The Supreme Court's Environmental Docket-Superfund, Clean Water and Clean Air (Keynote Speaker, 12th Annual Florida Remediation Conference, Orlando, Nov. 2006).

Ready Or Not, Here They Come: The New Rules on Digital Discovery And Why They Will Change Litigation as We Know It (Panel Member, ABA Young Lawyers Division Fall Conference, Baltimore, Oct. 2006).

E-Discovery: How to Practice under the New Amendments (Faculty Member, BNA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2006).

National Forum on E-Discovery and Electronic Records Management: "What Problems Will the Rule Changes Solve? What Problems Will They Not Fix? What Problems Will They Create?" (Panel Member with The Hon. Lee Rosenthal (S.D. Tx.), Chair, Civil Rules Advisory Committee, Kansas City, Sep. 2006).

Being Bitten by a Byte: How to Avoid the Perils of E-Discovery (Presenter, Fall 2006 National Legal Malpractice Conference, ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability, Chicago, Sep. 2006).

E-Discovery: A - to - Z Workshop (Faculty Member, West Legalworks, Miami, May 18-19, 2006).

Help is on Way...Sort of: How the Civil Rules Advisory Committee Hopes to Fill the E-Discovery Void (Presenter, ABA Section of Litigation Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, Apr. 2006).

The Supreme Court Review (Moderator of the program presented at the ABA Convention, Chicago, Aug. 2005, with panelists Professors Kenneth W. Starr, Drew Days III, and Susan Bandes).

The Prelitigation Duty To Preserve: Look Out! (Author of the program materials and moderator of the program presented at the ABA Convention, Chicago, Aug. 2005).

The MJP Maze: Avoiding the Unauthorized Practice of Law (Presenter, Annual CLE Seminar of the Environmental, Products Liability, and Mass Torts Committees of the ABA Section of Litigation, Beaver Creek, Colo., Jan. 2005, and the Section of Litigation Annual CLE Conference, New York, Apr. 2005).

Avoiding Potholes: Discovery and Ethics on the Highway to Trial (Moderator and Author of updated version of "Ex Parte Contacts with Former Employees," ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, Phoenix, Ariz., May 6, 2004).

Tattletales or Crimestoppers - Disclosure Ethics Under Model Rules 1.6 and 1.13 (Panel Member, ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Annual Conference on Environmental Law, Mar. 15, 2004).

Bytes, Bits and Bucks: Cost Shifting and Sanctions in E-Discovery (Seminar Presentation, Dade County Bar Association, Feb. 18, 2004) 

The Courtroom of the Twenty-First Century - ADR (Presenter, Northeast Florida Environmental Summit 2003, Florida Coastal School of Law, Nov. 13, 2003).

Using Decision Tree Analysis in ADR Conflict Management (Panelist, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution Spring Meeting, May 2003 and Fall Meeting, Oct. 2003).

Hot Topics in Environmental Law (Program Moderator, ABA Convention, Aug. 2003).

A Baker's Dozen: Reasons Why You Should Read the 2002 Model Rules of Professional Conduct (ABA Section of Litigation Annual CLE Seminar, Apr. 2003 and Florida Bar Annual Environmental and Land Use Section Seminar, Aug. 2003).

Hot Topics in Environmental Law (Panel Presenter and Participant, ABA Convention, Aug. 2002).

Ex Parte Contacts with Former Employees (Presenter, ABA Convention, Section of Litigation, Environmental Committee Meeting, Aug. 2002).

An Ethical Roadmap for Environmental Lawyers (ABA Environmental Litigation Midyear Meeting, Feb. 2002).

Take Stock in Natural Resource Damages: It's Break Out Time (Moderator, ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 2000).

The Decision Process - Getting it Right - State/Local/Regional Considerations (Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Environmental Law, 28th National Spring Conference on the Environment: "Who Decides How Regional Growth and Development Will Occur? - Legal Issues and Legal Tools in Harmonizing Growth and Environmental Protection.").

The Proof of the Pie is in the -- Evidence! (Moderator, ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 1999).

Transactions in Litigation Part II (including a Database Presentation of CERCLA Indemnification Case law) (ABA Section of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, Section Fall Meeting, Oct. 1998).

States Rule: Superfund II -- Will History Repeat Itself? (Panel Moderator, ABA Standing Committee on Environmental Law, 27th Annual National Conference on the Environment, June 1998).

Contracts For Sale and Purchase: Environmental Provisions (Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Section Seminar Presentation, June 1998).

Allocation CMOs - The New "Civil" Procedure in CERCLA Cost Recovery (ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Jan. 1998).

An Environmental Audit Checklist (Environmental Compliance & Litigation Strategy, Mar. 1997).

Successor Liability for Asset Purchasers Under Superfund -- Making Sense out of the Morass (ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 1997).

A Practical Guide to Environmental Litigation in Florida, Case Scenario, Part II (Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section Panel Discussion, Feb. 1996).

Superfund Allocation - A Database Analysis of the Reported Decisions on Allocations by the Federal Courts (ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 1996).

An Environmental Law Roadmap for the Eminent Domain Lawyer (ABA Litigation Section Meeting, Jan. 1996).

The Federal Superfund Law (Executive Enterprises Seminar, June and Oct., 1993-1995; Apr. 1996).

The Federal Superfund Law (Institute of Business Laws Seminar, Feb. 1995).

An Ethical Roadmap for Environmental Lawyers, Part II (ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 4, 1995).

Environmental Liabilities/Suits and Demands Under the Bankruptcy Code: "What is a Claim"? (Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Section Seminar, Jan. 1995).

Lender Liability Under the Environmental Laws (Florida Bar/Florida Bankers Association Joint Seminar, Nov. 1994).

Reflections on Risk Assessments (Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Section Seminar, Oct. 1994).

Defenses to Superfund Liability in Private Party Actions (ABA Environmental Litigation Committee Midyear Meeting, Feb. 1993).