Mandatory Stays Under Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act After Arthur Anderson v. Carlisle: Did the Supreme Court Announce a Floor or a Ceiling? - Part 2, Chapter 8 - AAA Yearbook on Arbitration and the Law - 23rd Edition

Walter R. Mayer
Russell T. Gips
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16 pages
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PDF from "AAA Yearbook on Arbitration and the Law - 23rd Edition"
August, 2011
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Walter R. Mayer is the Associate General Counsel, Litigation, at Petrohawk Energy Corporation. He is Co-Chair of the Energy Litigation Committee for the ABA Section of Litigation. Mr. Mayer acted as Editor-in-Chief of the Energy Litigation Journal for which he was named Outstanding Subcommittee Chair. He was named a "Texas Rising Star" in civil defense litigation in Texas Monthly. Mr. Mayer previously practiced at Vinson & Elkins in Houston specializing in energy litigation and international dispute resolution. Walter received his J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Russell T. Gips is an Attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP in the firm's commercial litigation group. He has a general litigation practice with an emphasis on energy litigation, including joint operating agreement disputes, regulatory matters, and business torts. Russell received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center where he was a member of the Order of Coif, Order of the Barons, and the Houston Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree in advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.