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Alan Vail

Alan Vail

Business-Savvy Legal Counsel

Arlington
Massachusetts
Licensed in
MD, MA
Washington College of Law, American
University
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About
Over a decade of legal experience as business-savvy legal counsel. Broad experience including commercial agreements, software & IT licensing, SaaS, healthcare & privacy (including HIPAA), government contracts, robotics R&D, employment, real-estate, non-profit, and corporate legal issues. Accounting background, MBA, and business experience adds a deep understanding of corporate operations, and allows me to help stakeholders and executives align their business interests with the law. Significant drafting and negotiating responsibility. Strong policy development, supervisory, and creative problem-solving skills.
11
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Alan has worked closely with our sales team to negotiate and close deals, helped us to simplify and streamline our terms of service and privacy policy, refined and developed policies to meet strict regulatory compliance, and engaged as a proactive member of our team to address new and emerging needs in a timely manner . . . . We will definitely use Alan as our business continues to grow."

SaaS Negotiations, Commercial Agreements, Regulatory, & HIPAA/Privacy Matters
Posted on Nov 16, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I’ve known Alan for about 10 years now. He’s been very helpful to me in contract negotiations, and as a thought partner in legal matters. I know him to be capable, intelligent and trustworthy. . . . [H]e would be a helpful resource, and can recommend his services with no hesitation."

Contract Negotiations & General Legal Support for Small Business
Posted on Nov 7, 2017

Work History

Vail Law

Solo Practitioner

Sep 2015 - Present

I help companies navigate the area where business and law meet. Most of my clients are small and medium sized businesses seeking advice on commercial, HIPAA, regulatory, government contracts, and general business matters.

Sep 2015 - Present

Vecna Technologies, Inc.

In-House Legal Counsel

Nov 2006 - Sep 2015

Oversaw a wide variety of in-house corporate matters, including commercial agreements, government contracts, employment, privacy/HIPAA, real-estate, and finance.

Nov 2006 - Sep 2015

Sklute Associates

Associate

Aug 2006 - Nov 2006

Sklute & Associate practices exclusively federal government contract law. I participated in a wide range of government contracts matters, including bid protests, contract claims, terminations, and settlement proposals.

Aug 2006 - Nov 2006

Utah State University

Accountant / Business Manager

Jan 1997 - Aug 2006

Negotiated contracts and developed proposals for technical assistance projects in Latin America. Managed $21 million in contract, grant, state-appropriated, and departmental funds. Planned and conducted audits of subcontractor accounting systems and procedures.

Jan 1997 - Aug 2006

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