Experienced attorney with diverse in-house and major law firm experience, including as Assistant General Counsel to Fortune 50 company. Expertise handling litigation and corporate compliance matters. Excellent academic credentials, including editor of Rutgers Law Review and federal clerkship. Licensed to practice in NY and NJ.
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. March 2006 Present
VICE-PRESIDENT AND ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
Manage high-volume of consumer financial litigation, including high exposure class-actions and appeals. Litigation involves broad ranges of contract, FCRA, FDCPA, unfair trade practices, fraud, negligence, employment and other claims brought in state and federal courts across the United States;
Conduct initial case evaluation, engage in early dispute resolution efforts, develop and implement litigation strategy, retain and supervise outside counsel, supervise paralegals and support staff, develop facts for defense of claims, organize electronic discovery undertakings, review and revise pleadings and briefs, counsel business personnel on risk management issues and develop strategies for reducing litigation and risk across lines of business;
Support loan servicing lines of business, counseling on pricing, marketing and advertising initiatives and providing guidance with respect to FCRA, FDCPA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, USA Patriot Act and other laws.
BROWN RAYSMAN MILLSTEIN FELDER & STEINER LLP
January 2000 March 2006
New York, NY
Counsel to 270+ attorney firm that specialized in representing technology, media and financial companies;
Litigated and arbitrated complex litigation matters. Achieved favorable verdicts or settlements in antitrust, employment, securities, vendor and intellectual property disputes;
Counseled clients and firm attorneys on compliance matters, including antitrust, pricing, marketing, advertising, distribution, licensing, standard setting, document retention, privacy and FTC regulations;
Conducted compliance training and drafted corporate compliance programs;
Negotiated and drafted broad range of agreements including vendor, ASP, licensing, distribution, software, and agency agreements. Prepared and filed pre-merger notifications.
Secunded to client Goldman Sachs & Co. (Litigation & Regulatory Department, March-December 2006). Managed securities litigation and arbitrations, supervised outside counsel, responded to regulatory inquires from SEC, NASD and NYSE, interfaced with regulatory agencies on regular basis.
WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER LLP
September 1992 December 1999
ASSOCIATE (LITIGATION DEPT)
New York, NY
Extensive litigation experience in securities, white-collar, antitrust, and bankruptcy litigation;
Senior associate representing broker-dealer in large-scale securities and antitrust actions by SEC, DOJ, NASD including in re NASDAQ Market Makers Antitrust Litigation and in various civil securities and antitrust actions;
Senior associate representing corporate president in five year white collar fraud investigation by DOJ;
Handled various internal investigations, regulatory matters, small trials and arbitrations.
HONORABLE DANIEL H. HUYETT, III ▪ U.S. DISTRICT COURT
September 1993 August 1994
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
EDUCATION AND BAR ADMISSIONS
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW 1992
Rutgers Law Review Notes & Comments Editor
Legal Research & Writing Instructor
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, DOUGLASS COLLEGE 1988
BACHELOR OF ARTS, Economics New Brunswick, NJ
Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
District of New Jersey
State Courts of New York and New Jersey