Attorney at Law
ProActive Capital Group
General Counsel & Director of Digital/Social Media
Oct 2012 - Apr 2013
Responsible for in-house legal affairs including trademark & copyright registration, pending litigation and contract drafting and analysis. Supervised the digital/social media department, drafted website content and improved layout to enhance branding, aided executives in creating and maintaining all social media feeds, collaborated with clients to build online and conference multimedia presentations, researched and wrote an online Biotech encyclopedia. Created and followed up on PR campaigns to inform and solicit investments from current and prospective investors.
Shore Group Associates
Senior Project Manager / Counsel
May 2009 - Oct 2012
Negotiating, reviewing, and editing contracts, including employment, non-disclosure, and non-compete agreements with partners, clients, and employees of financial database software and mobile application development company. Providing guidance on tax, regulatory, compliance, and intellectual property issues. Training off-shore staff on performing analytical research and composing publication-level company profiles. Managing several teams devoted to technological development, content production, editorial review, and high level client-interaction. Recruiting, interviewing, and evaluating potential candidates for research and management positions. Qualifying leads and developing new business.
Guardian Life Ins. Co. of America
Contract Specialist (Consultant)
May 2012 - Jul 2012
Drafting and reviewing contracts for the Law/ Corporate Initiatives & Procurement Department. Agreements include Master/Professional Service Agreements and Statements of Work encompassing IT, software licensing, application support and maintenance. Protecting client interests and managing risk tolerances with particular attention to relationship term & termination, warranty, indemnity, limitation of liability, and confidentiality. Coordinating with internal lines of business to facilitate smooth and efficient processing of multi-million dollar deals.
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Epiq Systems is a leading provider of integrated technology products and services for the legal profession. Our software applications and Web-based platforms offer case management and document management solutions for electronic discovery, legal notification, claims administration, and controlled disbursement.
Recruiter / Business Development (Consultant)
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
High-level recruiting for global legal technology services employer. Soliciting, interviewing, and vetting senior management candidates in order to build pool of qualified prospective permanent hires.
Mar 2005 - Apr 2006
Researched and developed cutting-edge financial services software applications. Managed complex databases. Designed user interfaces. Drafted and edited program specification blueprints. Founder and Chief Editor of the monthly company newsletter, "The Dash." Winner of the 2005 Company “Rookie of the Year” Award.
(company subsequently renamed Ipreo)