Attorney at Law
CA, NY, OR
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- Buying & Selling Commercial Real Estate
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Commercial Lease
- Construction Contract
- Home Owner Associations
- Property Management Contract
- Purchase & Sale Agreement (Commercial)
- Real Estate Financing
- Real Estate Foreclosure
- Real Estate Investment Compliance
- Real Estate LLC
- Real Estate Litigation
- Residential Lease
- Tenant Dispute
- Tenant Eviction
- Zoning, Planning & Land Use
- Other Real Estate Matter
"We have worked with Deirdre for several years for a range of our business needs, from the initial corporation formation to commercial leases and various commercial contracts. She makes it easy to work with her, and always gives timely, considered advice at reasonable rates."
"Deirdre quickly and effectively took over an ongoing negotiation and completed the negotiations for and drafting of an agreement for a third part to license and manufacture our technology. She was responsive, thoughtful, and efficient."
AIM Legal Services
Feb 2018 - Present
Deirdre represents clients on a range of business and governance matters, from drafting agreements on employment to software leasing matters, to negotiating settlement of claims related to compensation and work product ownership.
Jarvis Fay Doporto & Gibson
Apr 2017 - Jan 2018
Deirdre advised cities on construction projects, from project inception through protests, revised and implemented land use agreements for public and private entities. She also drafted and advised on a range of matters, from software leasing to draft ordinances.
Burke Williams & Sorensen
Sep 2015 - Apr 2017
Represented public entities in procurement, design, and construction, from project inception through protests.
Advised on real estate and land use projects, draft leasing and purchase documents, and analyzing statutory requirements.
Counseled on a range of private and intergovernmental agreements, from software to employment.
Drafted pleadings, discovery, and motion practice.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer
Jun 2013 - Sep 2015
• Supported evaluation and prosecution of potential and alleged violations of federal securities regulations.
• Developed institutional investor relationships and managed client experiences.
• Engaged in business writing services, including reports concerning business model methodologies, and client relations.
Hawkins Delafield & Wood
Oct 2007 - Jan 2012
Drafted contracts for infrastructure projects, ; reviewed and drafted ancillary contracts, including real estate purchase and licensing contracts.
Engaged in preparation of bank financing documents, including engaging in due diligence and review of corporate structures, financing plans, and bank loan documents.
Negotiated terms of service contracts with clients and private companies.
U.S. Court of International Trade
Federal Law Clerk
Sep 2005 - Sep 2007
Analyzed agency records, including agency methodologies and financial records; prepare questions for oral arguments.
Drafted opinions in international trade, customs, and assistance cases; assisted the Judge in preparing lectures on international arbitration and specialized courts.