Faculty & Alumni Showcase Series featuring Brendan Cook (JD '81)

Friday, April 19, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

The TU College of Law provides the legal community with one hour of CLE credit at no cost. Lunch will be provided with registration. Registration is required. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Barbette Veit. All lectures take place at noon in the Price & Turpen Courtroom in John Rogers Hall.

Special Guest:
Brendan Cook (JD '81)
Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Houston, TX

"Dispute Resolution in a Global Market: The Good,
the Bad and the Ugly"

Brendan D. Cook is a member of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Dispute Resolution and North America Litigation practice groups. 

Mr. Cook has practiced law since 1981 and has extensive business experience successfully handling arbitration and litigation cases for oil and gas companies, real estate developers, insurers, industrial utilities, as well as companies involved in the construction, manufacturing, and the energy areas.  He has handled numerous cross border disputes for clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies in venues including the United States, France, Turkey, Mexico, England, Canada, Thailand and China, among others.  He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in alternative dispute resolution and is recommended for commercial litigation by the Best Lawyers in America. 

Mr. Cook is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, and before various federal courts including the United States Supreme Court, United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the Fifth Circuit and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He received his JD degree from The University of Tulsa College of Law in 1981 and his BA degree from State University of New York in 1978.  Mr. Cook has frequently addressed industry trade groups on legal matters related to arbitration, multijurisdictional disputes, e-discovery and other subjects.  He also chairs Baker & McKenzie’s Houston office Business Development and Marketing Committee.

About Baker & McKenzie
Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie advises many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organizations through more than 4,000 locally qualified lawyers and 6,000 professional staff in 72 offices in 45 countries. The Firm is known for its global perspective, deep understanding of the local language and culture of business, uncompromising commitment to excellence, and world-class fluency in its client service. ( www.bakermckenzie.com ).


Barbette Veit