Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Patents, Trademarks, Licensing, Copyrights, Audit Liaison, Cost Price Strategies, Joint Ventures, Real Property Leases, Transactions, Risk Management, Mergers, Acquisitions, SEC Reporting, Financial Advisory, Real Estate Advisory, DRE Department of Real Estate, Intellectual Property,
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1992, Executive M.B.A. Degree, University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, CA
1981, Certificate: Contracts and Corporate Taxation, University of Southern California
Law Center, Los Angeles, CA
1980, Juris Doctor Degree – Law Review California Western College of Law
San Diego, CA
1976, Bachelor of Science Degree Providence College
Member, American Corporate Counsel Association (ACCA), Southern California Chapter
Member, National Contract Management Association (NCMA), San Gabriel Valley Chapter
1996 – 1997, Director of Corporate Transactions
KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Responsible for the business development and management of staff and projects regarding litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, valuations/appraisals, corporate finance and corporate recovery. Directed and performed complex financial and statistical analysis.
1983 – 1996, General Counsel & Director of Contract Management
Eastman Kodak/Datatape, Inc., Monrovia, CA
Responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts for services, joint venture agreements, leases, notes and all other transactions. Interfaces and advises company executives on appropriate contractual and legal action as well as managing the Contract/Legal Department and outside counsel.
1982 – 1983, Senior Corporate Counsel
Perkin Elmer Corporation, Pomona, CA
Responsible for the negotiation, administration, and coordination of government contracts. Assured the protection of all business aspects of the company (financial and legal), prepared proposals and scope changes, examined and analyzed costs, schedules, and all areas for contractual action.
1981 – 1982, Corporate Counsel
Bernard Haldane Associates, Los Angeles, CA
Responsible for analyzing and directing grievance and arbitration procedures on all personal service contracts. Made recommendations, maintained account status, negotiated contract disputes, and interfaced with senior management regarding policy issues.