Experienced General Counsel
TX, Patent Bar
With specific expertise in the areas of commercial transactions, litigation management, M&A, intellectual property protection, and labor and employment, I've excelled at handling complicated legal matters that require considerations of potential risks in ways that balance the needs of preserving assets and creating value.
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employee Termination Consults
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Dispute Consults
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
"Amy is an energetic and knowledgeable advocate for her Client, and she brings creative thinking and a can-do attitude to all that she encounters. It is always a pleasure to work with someone as professional, intelligent, and pleasant as Amy, and I highly recommend Amy as an attorney and trusted member of any corporate management team."
"Amy is organized, intelligent, and responsive. I had the pleasure of working with her, and she left an impression on me with her ability to immediately latch onto and address the key big-picture facts and circumstances necessary to accomplish what we needed to accomplish."
May 2015 - Feb 2020
Direct the operations of multiple departments, including legal, insurance, real estate, and human resources. Deliver tactical and strategic legal support and advice on all contracts, employment law, IP protection, marketing, consumer claims, divestitures, litigation, data privacy, and financial products.
Jul 2013 - May 2015
Responsible for all legal aspects of Zimbra's global, multi-channel, software business, and 100 million+ end users. Structured, drafted, and negotiated all vendor contracts, software licenses, and corporate transactions, including the sale of the company. Advised product and technology teams throughout the entire product life-cycle.
Assistant General Counsel
Sep 2003 - Jul 2013
Provided legal counsel to the company’s executive management team focusing on mergers and acquisitions, internal investigations, financial product compliance, litigation, and loan servicing. Led the company’s legal team in addressing nearly 30+ material litigation cases per month with a high success rate.
Sep 2000 - Sep 2003
Patent attorney and IP litigation.