Twenty years of extensive international transactional and operational experience both in-house and in private law firms, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, investments and finance (including securities). Leader of large cross-functional teams on transactions and projects up to US$ 2.0 billion. Significant experience in South America, Asia, Europe and Australia/NZ as well as in corporate governance, compliance, FCPA, employment, litigation management and licensing.
SPARTAN MANAGEMENT LLC June 2005 to present
Interim General Counsel to investment firm run by former Raytheon CFO. Current work for investments or portfolio companies includes SEC (including SOX) and exchange relisting compliance, private placements, operational issues and international expansion.
BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN, LLP June 2003 to June 2005
Of Counsel, Corporate Department. General corporate work, m&a and joint ventures.
Entrepreneurial Ventures 2000 to 2003
I THRANE, LLC (Liquidated)
China (Guangzhou and Hong Kong), Singapore and U.S.
IT outsourcing company with secure, carrier-neutral data disaster recovery facilities with independent power located in China and Southeast Asia.
Co-Founder, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer
PREMIUM POWER CORPORATION (f/k/a Powercell Corporation)
U.S., Austria and Malaysia
Designer and manufacturer of industrial integrated power storage and management systems that provide enhanced electric reliability and power quality.
Co-Founder (Premium Power), General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer
RAYTHEON COMPANY, 1994 to 2000
Lexington and Bedford, Massachusetts
· Director, Corporate Development (Non-Legal Position) 2000
· Vice President, Strategic Transactions Counsel--Raytheon Systems Company 1999
Assistant General Counsel—Raytheon Company
· Sr. Corporate Counsel—Office of the Secretary, Raytheon Executive Offices, 1998 to 1999
· Senior Attorney—Office of the Secretary, 1998
· Senior Attorney—Raytheon Electronic Systems, 1994 to 1998
Private Practice With Leading Law Firms 1985 to 1994
University of Southern California Law School J.D., 1985. Dean’s Merit Scholar
Harvard University, A.B. in Economics, 1982. Doctoral coursework in Economics at HBS.
Minority Corporate Counsel Association;
Board of Directors, Ipswich River Watershed Association; and
Listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in Finance and Business