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David Hazlett

David Hazlett

Attorney at Law

Licensed in
Univeristy of Detroit
Outlier Lawyer who resolves items reflected in the Contingency Liability line item(s) of the Balance Sheet. Practicing tax law resulted in forensic accounting expertise and moving to commercial litigation expanded the application of that knowledge, plus applied engineering. Acquired talent in cross examination and pro-active dispute analysis and resolution by doing. Success lead to in house General Counsel for a Dutch owned US engineered equipment corporation, which resulted in face to face international negotiation of all levels of contract creation, performance and dispute resolution.

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Work History

Vogt Power International Inc.

General Counsel

Aug 2000 - Oct 2015

Created, Administered and Resolved Disputes for Contracts, up the privity ladder and down the privity ladder around the world. Negotiated on the ground in over 15 countries outside the US. Reduced "Contingency Line Item" amounts after others had passed on the problem.

Aug 2000 - Oct 2015

Parker & O'Connell, PLLC


Oct 1983 - Aug 2000

Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation of commercial disputes, especially construction matters. Formation, merger and dissolution of business entities, including shareholder "divorce" litigation. Successful prosecution of multi million dollar claim against large international EPC contractor for project in South America led to in house position. Forensic Accounting and Applied Engineering skills.

Oct 1983 - Aug 2000

Raymond & Dillon, PC

Associate Lawyer

Dec 1979 - Jan 1983

Highly sophisticated business entity, probate estate and individual tax and business planning. Created, modified and terminated plans at the "start" of ERISA. Learned Forensic Accounting by being immersed in it. Limited association with IRS litigation defense of individuals and entities.

Dec 1979 - Jan 1983

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