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In-house counsel services
I develop litigation strategy, advise business clients and senior management on potential exposure., work cross-functionally to provide advice to lawyers in legal departments and business executives to manage risks and develop strategy for optimal resolution of disputes.
I identify opportunities for operational efficiencies, and advise on a broad range of other legal and subject-matter issues. My experience includes: consumer law, third party vendor, insurance, class actions, regulatory investigation and response (FCC, FTC, SEC, TCPA, FCRA, FTCA, etc.), joint venture and partnership disputes, contracts, indemnity, employment (EEOC and DOL investigations, ERISA, ADA, FACTA, FCRA, FMLA, class action wage and hour disputes, social media policies, workplace investigations, whistleblowing statutes, severance and non-compete agreements, employee misclassification), consumer class actions, privacy and data protection, insurance coverage, first amendment, advertising and marketing liability, insurance, products and premises liability, environmental liability, unfair competition, failed merger and business purchase agreements, professional liability, antitrust, franchise disputes, defamation and class actions; negotiating with and litigating against government and regulatory agencies, including FTC, SEC, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and Washington State Attorney General’s office.
International – Familiar with EU data privacy laws; international discovery process; patent, copyright and trademark laws and procedures, identifying and overseeing counsel in foreign jurisdictions.
Intellectual property –Oversee procurement and enforcement of all aspects of intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark), including management of counsel in foreign jurisdictions; advise and establish ip strategy. Respond to DMCA notices, handle domain name disputes, handle infringement disputes. Extensive experience with trade secret litigation.