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Biographies of Firm Attorneys


EMIL LIPPE, JR., born Waco, Texas, November 4, 1948; Supreme Court of Texas, 1973 Admitted to practice: Supreme Court of 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);District of Columbia (1996); State of Colorado (1997). 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.


ROBERT B. BUCHAN, born Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 26, 1952; admitted to Bar 1979, Oklahoma; 1985, Texas; United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, pro hac to the Western District of Texas, and Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma; and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Education: Oklahoma University (J.D. 1978); Oklahoma State University (B.B.S. - 1974); law clerk for District Judge Jim Barnett, and Deputy Court Clerk for Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; admitted to Legal Internship Program of Oklahoma Supreme Court; past member of Corporate and Litigation Sections, Dallas Bar Association.

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. Practice Areas: Corporate; Banking; Securities.