Attorney at Law
Illinois College of Law
She is admitted to the State Bars of Illinois (inactive) Missouri (inactive), and Georgia (active).
She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for… read more Athena Academy of the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia.
IMG Sports/Collegiate Licensing Company
Nov 2014 - Present
Responsible for reviewing, drafting, negotiating, amending and analyzing commercial contracts, IT agreements, agency agreements with collegiate institutions, trademark license agreements with approximately 3,000 licensees, reviewing marketing materials and services agreements, drafting sweepstakes rules, handling contract compliance issues.
UP Entertainment, LLC
Nov 2012 - Oct 2014
Responsible for reviewing, drafting, negotiating and analyzing a wide range of agreements, with a primary focus on content acquisitions and film co-productions, affiliate distribution agreements, cable and satellite transmission services, and talent release agreements; and for handling all aspects of entertainment, media, marketing and intellectual property law practice.
Jun 2011 - Nov 2012
Responsible for a variety of legal matters including conducting trademark law research and authored a “Trademark Law Primer” to assist client with developing appropriate trademark policies and procedures and evaluated, analyzed and provided client with advice and opinion regarding individual trademark matters.
May 2005 - Jun 2011
Responsible for drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, including consumer product license agreements, vendor, manufacturer and supplier agreements, and other service agreements; primary legal responsibility for Cartoon Network Consumer Product division, including drafting and ensuring compliance with consumer product safety and ethical sourcing/ supply chain guidelines; and advising Car
Associate General Counsel
Jul 2000 - May 2005
Responsible for drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements including, promotional product license agreements, permission agreements, and talent release agreements and for managing international litigation, outside counsel oversight, and trademark portfolio and protection and enforcement program.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Mar 1997 - Jun 2000
Responsible for trademark filing, domestic and international prosecution and litigation matters, corresponding with international counsel, conducting legal research and drafting memos and opinion letters and providing legal advice on intellectual property matters.