Karen Gibbs Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Karen Gibbs

Karen Gibbs

General & Strategic Corporate Counsel, Litigation Management, Contracts

Trabuco Canyon
California
Licensed in
CA
UC Hastings College of the Law
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Former tech general counsel, vice president of contracts and litigation, and international law firm partner. Successful 20+ year track record serving start-up, emerging and mature tech companies on contract, patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright, license, trial, litigation, arbitration, mediation, negotiation, compliance, regulatory, policy, labor and employment, commercial, operational, general corporate, sales, distribution, share holder, finance, real estate, legal department management and outside counsel, IP portfolio and litigation management. Strong budget management and communication skills. Excellent project manager and… read more negotiator. Knowledgeable, responsive and ethical.
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Law Office of Karen Gibbs

Owner

Apr 2017 - Present

Serving private and corporate clients.

Apr 2017 - Present

PBI

General Counsel & VP, Litigation & Contracts

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017

Responsible for all contract, compliance, operational, intellectual property, employment and litigation/arbitration matters.

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017

Applied Medical

VP, Legal, Litigation & Contracts

Nov 2009 - Jan 2016

Responsible for all legal and contract matters globally.

Nov 2009 - Jan 2016

Crowell & Moring

Partner

Dec 2007 - Nov 2009

Partner serving healthcare and techniooilogy clients.

Dec 2007 - Nov 2009

Applied Medical

Senior Corporate Counsel

Mar 2003 - Dec 2007

Responsible for all company legal and contract matters globally.

Mar 2003 - Dec 2007

Howrey Simon

Senior Associate

Sep 2000 - Mar 2003

Senior associate handling technology transactions and litigation.

Sep 2000 - Mar 2003

Latham & Watkins

Associate

Jun 2000 - Sep 2000

Associate handling technology transactions and litigation.

Jun 2000 - Sep 2000

Cooley/Day Casebeer

Associate

Nov 1995 - Jun 2000

Associate working on biotechnology and IT litigation.

Nov 1995 - Jun 2000

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