General counsel services to move companies forward - through all stages of growth and transition - with business strategy, bottom line and risk mitigation in focus.


30 years of experience, with over 15 years as executive and General Counsel to

Early stage companies, private and public
Venture capital funds
Retail companies with sales up to over $2 billion [1]
Companies in Reorganization, Complex Litigation - Enforcement
Companies in Mergers and Acquisitions
Companies with Franchised Operations

Diverse Industry experience in
Manufacturing, Technology
Life Sciences and Health Care
Retail
Telecommunications

Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York. U.S. Federal Court admissions: US D.Ct. SDNY, EDNY and Ct. App. DC Cir.

Philosophy

Add value every day. Go beyond the norm to make things better.
Be responsive. Learn all the facts. Pay attention to details. Drive the best result.
Take out waste. Leave the core value.
Have courage and integrity to do what’s best. Be accountable. Take responsibility.
Think. Plan. Then Act.


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Core Competencies providing strategic support

Corporate and commercial contract negotiations - term sheet, letter of intent, acquisition documentation; supplier, vendor, customer licenses and other agreements

Corporate governance – seasoned advice on corporate and board governance, director and officer liability, insurance and indemnification

Legal strategies for business - global intellectual property; litigation; government affairs

Next level preparation – legal preparation for financings, divestitures, reorganization and other material events; due diligence

Human resources support – labor and global employment; executive and board compensation

Regulatory compliance and disclosure – reporting and disclosure requirements, other regulatory oversight

Enforcement proceedings; litigation and dispute resolution – Director and Officer Liability counsel; internal investigations, compliance programs, claims settlements, including counsel for insolvency situations, bankruptcy and other claims

Risk mitigation - curb risks that could lead to costly litigation and enforcement proceedings; legal audit; legal and regulatory compliance management; response escalation plans.

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Important Note: (1)Panera is a registered trademark of Panera, LLC. The Children's Place is a registered trademark of The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.

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