Nuc.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969
M.A., University of Texas, 1968
B.S., University of Texas, 1966
B.A., University of Texas, 1966
License to Practice
Specialties and Courses
Federal Income Tax
After earning multiple degrees in physics, Professor Flint pursued a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1987, Professor Flint practiced corporate law and federal securities for 12 years. He became a shareholder at Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, P.C., in Waco, Texas, from 1982 to 1984 before becoming a senior associate for Lapin, Totz and Mayer in Houston, Texas, from 1984 to 1986.
As securities counsel, he represented both private and public companies selling securities, including several initial public offerings, one a high yield bond offering. He also handled the periodic SEC filings for several public companies.
As an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) counsel, his practice included designing and operating the firm’s ERISA system, administrating the plan adoption, submitting annual reporting and determining the plan’s termination and amendments. As such, he administered about 200 plans for clients. He also served as in house counsel on ERISA matters for Exxon in Houston.
Professor Flint has published nearly 30 articles on corporations, securities regulation, secured transaction and ERISA. His memberships include the Committee on Federal Securities and Committee on Employment Benefits.
Adjunct Professor of securities law, Baylor University Law School
Articles in a Periodical
“Securities Regulation,” 3 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. (To be published)
“Securities Regulation,” 2 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. 437 (2015)
“Securities Regulation”, 1 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. 101 (2014).
“The Moench Presumption: Butchering ERISA”, 59 Wayne L. Rev. 461 (2013).