Summary

Highly experienced, driven leader with accomplished success in driving growth and building collaborative relationships with business partners. Extensive experience within product and technology industries with an in-depth understanding of their unique needs and challenges.

Work History

Work History
2003 - Present

Deputy Chief Counsel

BAE Systems

DEPUTY CHIEF COUNSEL, 2009-Present

SENIOR COUNSEL – 2005-2009

COUNSEL – 2003-2005

Deputy Chief Counsel of BAE Systems’ largest US segment (Electronics Systems) and manager of twenty-five Legal and Trade Licensing professionals. Senior legal advisor to the office of the General Counsel. Oversee and counsel all business affairs and transactions, regulatory compliance, general corporate affairs, litigation, technology transactions, strategic alliances, labor and employment matters, intellectual property transactions, real estate acquisitions and leases, commercial contracts, licensing, international transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, ethics and business conduct. Responsible for all internal audit and international marketing and trade activities as well as all other administrative activities of the legal department

2000 - 2003

Associate Attorney, Corporate

KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN LLP

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, CORPORATE, 2000 – 2003

Served as counsel for public and private media, technology, and manufacturing clients valued from $100M to $50B.   Handled mergers and acquisitions transactions, deal formation, and financing. Managed multiple companies’ ongoing compliance with federal securities laws, corporate governance and applicable stock exchange listing rules, as well as tender offers, proxy solicitations, and going private transactions. Advised on corporate governance, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, and a variety of other matters and issues.

Education

Education
Sep 2000 - May 2003

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

St. John's University School of Law

Dean's List, Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Business Organizations, Securities, Regulations, Civil Procedure, Labor Law

Law Review Notes & Comments Editor