Attorney licensed in California and Minnesota with nine years of experience. Has experience in estate planning, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives, business and corporate law, civil litigation, municipal law, municipal prosecution and real estate law.
Outside of the law I also call local high school hockey and football games on the radio and participate in a weekly local sports talk radio show. I also enjoy playing golf and ice hockey and inline skating. I am on the Board of Directors for the NorthShore Inline Marathon which is the largest inline marathon in the United States.
I am a trusted business advisor with extensive experience in the technology industry including the cloud, professional services, software development, and hardware manufacturing. I have significant experience in intellectual property, litigation, commercial and government contracts negotiation, and international business. I excel at creating win-win solutions to business challenges. Oracle, MCI, General Electric, and start up software companies are among my previous clients for whom I have negotiated successful business arrangements with Accenture, British Telecom, Boeing, Google, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Motorola, and Sabre among others. I was a member of the UCLA Law Review, clerked for a federal district court judge in Washington, D.C. and am admitted to the California and District of Columbia bars.
I have a broad corporate in-house legal background, with an emphasis in drafting and negotiating business contracts (especially technology agreements). I also have substantial experience advising on employment/H.R. issues, regulatory compliance, privacy, intellectual property, acquisitions, and cost-efficient management of outside litigation counsel.
I have practiced in the corporate, tax, and estate and trust planning spaces for ten years. My focus is on private wealth planning and small business corporate work for entrepreneurs and closely-held companies.
Persuasive litigator licensed in the State of North Carolina and the State of New York. Passionately represent client interests, working diligently to analyze case merits, minimize risk and propel positive resolutions to complex legal matters. Ability to handle complex litigation from inception through to resolution. Experienced in Insurance Defense Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor Law/Construction Litigation handling multi-day depositions, automobile litigation, and slip and fall cases. Proactive approach.
Full-Time / Contract, Part-Time, Permanent, Project Based
Senior paralegal experienced in litigation and corporate compliance. Proficient in civil litigation, trial preparation, ECF and discovery. Well-versed in research, due diligence, fact investigations and records management. Corporate compliance support and contract review to ensure and efficiency in language provisions, handle regulatory issues, licensing and filings as required. Strengths in managing multiple shared drives to ensure business continuity and data workflow for the team.
Over 10 years of experience with multinational organizations managing business contracts, supporting business expansions, and overseeing compliance in the areas of employment, corporate governance, anti-bribery, litigation, privacy and data security.
Persistent self-starter with knowledge and proven application of contract review and management. Passion for developing workflows and processes to ensure efficient and transparent contract review by cross-functional teams. Ability to see around corners on policy and compliance issues and identify coming issues that need to be managed.