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Michelle Seideman

Michelle Seideman

Attorney

Westport
Connecticut
Licensed in
CT, NY
Emory University
School of Law
About
Michelle graduated from Emory University School of Law and also has a bachelor's degree in International Business from Penn State University. Her practice has enabled her to gain experience in a vast array of legal areas, with an emphasis on business law and commercial contracts.

Michelle's prior experience includes 15 years in-house experience following 8 years in law firms. She lives in Westport, CT but represents clients throughout the country.
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ICR

General Counsel

Sep 2013 - Aug 2015

Chief Legal Officer for strategic communications business. Advised executive management on all legal matters and managed commercial contracting, policy creation, compliance, litigation, employee matters and entity management. Implemented and oversaw processes throughout organization (e.g. HR, finance/accounting, IT and marketing). Created and managed registration of broker dealer subsidiary.

Sep 2013 - Aug 2015

MasterCard

Vice President, Business Leader, Counsel

Jun 2008 - Jul 2013

Supported anti-fraud product groups, including hosted online authentication service and the hologram and chip business unit, as well as the Public Policy and Corporate Service divisions (comprised of Global Supply Management, Facilities, Real Estate, Corporate Security, Meeting Planning and Travel).

Jun 2008 - Jul 2013

Océ Financial Services

Senior Counsel

Apr 2007 - May 2008

Supported all legal needs of captive finance company. Included negotiating, drafting and amending program agreements with operating companies and funding sources; preparing form financing agreements; supporting operating companies in creating financing products unique to their individual structures and providing general financing advice to the entire domestic Océ organization.

Apr 2007 - May 2008

Pitney Bowes Inc.

Senior Corporate Counsel

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007

Supported State and Federal Government, Government Affairs and Mailing Divisions. Supported sales into the government and university sectors, including negotiating contracts; overseeing and preparing RFP responses; developing compliance manuals and training materials and drafting lobbying arrangements. Advised business units on marketing strategies.

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007

Pitney Bowes Credit Corporation

Assistant General Counsel / Senior Division Counsel

Apr 2000 - Apr 2006

Counseled division in contemplated, sponsored spin-off, including preparation of public company compliance materials. Supported internal and external financing programs, including creating and negotiating program agreements and transaction documents; managing litigation and addressing customer complaints. Negotiated and prepared partnership agreements, organizational documents and form agreements.

Apr 2000 - Apr 2006

Paul Hastings

Associate Attorney

Feb 1998 - Apr 2000

Represented public and private entities in corporate finance and project finance transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, venture capital and private equity investments, public debt financings and restructurings. Recruited summer associates and managed summer associate program.

Feb 1998 - Apr 2000

Cummings & Lockwood

Associate Attorney

Aug 1995 - Jan 1998

Advised clients with respect to commercial transactions and negotiated and drafted related documentation, including stock purchase, asset purchase and merger agreements, employment and consulting agreements, private placement and public offering documents and organizational documents. Researched, prepared and filed compliance materials relating to securities and investment advisor regulations.

Aug 1995 - Jan 1998

Silverman, Collura & Chernis

Associate Attorney

Aug 1993 - Aug 1995

Represented small cap companies in initial public offerings. Prepared disclosure documents and advised broker-dealers and issuers regarding Federal and State securities acts. Litigation experience included representation of clients in NASD arbitrations and commercial actions in Federal and State courts.

Aug 1993 - Aug 1995

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