Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
M.A., University of Illinois
J.D., Northwestern University
B.A., University of Illinois
AA, William Rainey Harper College
Employment issues relating to American Indian tribes and individuals
Alternative Dispute Resolution
The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.
The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act: Do Indian Tribes Finally Hold a Trump Card?, 41 Am. Indian L. Rev. 343 (2017).
The Tuscarorganization of the Tribal Workforce, 2008 Mich. St. L. Rev. (Symposium, Labor and Employment Laws in Indian Country) 467 (2008).
Does an Indian Tribe Waive Sovereign Immunity by Entering into a Contract Containing an Arbitration Clause? 6 Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases 337 (ABA, March 13, 2001).
Casey and the Little Leaguers, 37 Tulsa L. Rev. 81 (2001).
Of One-Legged Marathoners and Legally Blind Pilots: Disabling the ADA on a Case-By-Case Basis, 35 Tulsa L.J. 505 (2000).
Significant Employment Law Decisions in the 1997-98 Term: A Clarification of Sexual Harassment Law and a Broad Definition of Disability, 34 Tulsa L.J. 307 (1999).
Sovereignty as a Bar to Enforcement of Executive Order 11246 in Federal Contracts with Native American Tribes, 26 N.M. L. Rev. 257 (1996).
Application of Federal Labor and Employment Statutes to Native American Tribes: Respecting Sovereignty and Achieving Consistency, 24 Ariz. St. L.J. (1994).
Employment Suits Against Indian Tribes: Balancing Sovereign Rights and Civil Rights, 70 Denv. U. L. Rev. 359 (1993).
Group versus Individual Rights, Political versus Racial Protections: American Indians' Dual Status under U.S. Workplace Discrimination Laws,
Employment Law, in Encyclopedia of United States American Indian Policy, Relations, and Law (CQ Press 2009).
TEROs, in Encyclopedia of United States American Indian Policy, Relations, and Law (CQ Press 2009).
§ 21.02[c] Employment Issues, in Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (LexisNexis 2005).
§ 2.03 Federal Laws of General Applicability, in Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (LexisNexis 2005).
§ 20.02 Indian Arts and Crafts Act, in Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (LexisNexis 2005).
Tribal Government Rights Ordinances, in Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Bobbs-Merrill 1982).
Laws of General Applicability, in Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Bobbs-Merrill 1982).
Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights