OUR ATTORNEYS

EMIL LIPPE, JR., born Waco, Texas, November 4, 1948; Admitted to practice: Supreme Court of Texas and all state courts in Texas, 1973; U.S. Supreme Court, 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1975, 11th Circuit, 1981, U.S. District Courts, Districts of Texas:  Northern (1974), Southern (1977), Eastern (1976), and Western (1977); Western District of Oklahoma (1990); Central District of Illinois (2012); Western District of Tennessee (2012);District of Columbia (1996); State of Colorado (1997); United States Tax Court (2008).  Education: Northwestern University (B.A. 1970; J.D., cum laude, 1973), graduated third in class; Order of the Coif.  Member, Editorial Board, Northwestern University Law Review 1972-1973;  Lecturer, Department of Communications Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois 1972-1973; Author:  "The Uneasy Partnership:  The Balance of Power Between Congress and the Supreme Court in Interpreting the Civil War Amendments," 7 University of Akron Law Review 149, 1973; Twenty Alternatives to the Jury System 1970):  Cases on the Jury System (1971).  Speaker, various continuing education programs, including presentation on Appellate Malpractice, presented at Techniques for Handling Appeals in State and Federal Courts, June 6, 1991.  Professional Associations: Member, Dallas Bar Association (Chairman:  Speakers Committee 1980; Law Day Committee 1981); American Bar Association, (member, Sections of Litigation, Banking and Business); State Bar of Texas (Vice-Chairman, Alternate Methods of Dispute Resolution Committee (1982-1983); Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; former member, Dallas Young Lawyers Association (Chairman, Speakers Committee 1976; Co-Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Committee 1977; Treasurer, 1979; Director, 1979-1980; Outstanding Young Lawyer 1983); Texas Young Lawyers Association (Director, 1979-1981; Outstanding Director 1980-1981; Chairman, Public Service Handbooks Committee 1979-1980; Chairman, Legislative Committee 1980-1981; Co-Chairman 1981-1983); Board Certified, Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

OF COUNSEL

DIANE K. SHAW, Graduate of South Texas College of Law. Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas; and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Member of the Texas Bar, Dallas Bar, American Bar, Dallas Association of Defense Counsel, Dallas and Texas Bar Foundations, American North Texas Society for Healthcare Risk Management. Former Dallas Inns of Court Barrister member. Past Committee Chair, State Bar rules of Evidence Committee. Currently serves on the Federal Criminal Justice Panel. Member, Dallas County Medical Society Circle of Friends.

JOHN L. GENUNG, born San Antonio, Texas, January 4, 1945; admitted to bar, 1970, Texas; 1971, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.  Education:  University of Nebraska (B.S.B.A., 1966); Michigan State University (M.B.A., 1967); Stanford University (J.D., 1970).  Member:  Dallas and American (Member, Business Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on:  Corporate Counsel; Business Law); American Society of Corporate Secretaries.