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Rick Bachman
External Compliance Officer
Rick Bachman
External Compliance Officer
Bachman
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Fintech regulatory compliance<br/>Product counseling<br/>Bank partnerships<br/>CMS creation and integration<br/>Compliance auditing
Prior Associations
LendingHome Corp.<br/>Wells Fargo<br/>Bank of the West
MORE ABOUT RICK
Terry Brennan
Counsel
Terry Brennan
Counsel
Brennan
Orlando, FL
Areas of Expertise
Corporate law<br/>Technology transactions<br/>Intellectual property<br/> Financing <br/>Entertainment
Prior Associations
Holland & Knight<br/>IBAX Healthcare Systems, Inc. (GC)<br/>Roetzel & Andress<br/>Macmillan Publishing Company (AGC)
MORE ABOUT TERRY
Vincent Castiglione
Counsel
Vincent Castiglione
Counsel
Castiglione
New York, NY
Areas of Expertise
Outside GC<br/>Brand and technology licensing<br/>Transactional/Contracts<br/>Intellectual property
Prior Associations
VFCorp (Nautica / Kipling) (GC)<br/>Coby Electronics Corp. (GC)<br/>C.R. Bard, Inc. <br/>Becton, Dickinson and Company<br/>Morgan and Finnegan LLP
MORE ABOUT VINCE
Johnny Chen
Partner
Johnny Chen
Partner
Chen
San Diego, CA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Financings<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Commercial contracts and transactions<br/>Content and IP licensing<br/>Operations
Prior Associations
Atomic Labs (GC)<br/>SweetLabs (GC)<br/>DivX (GC)<br/>Ropes & Gray
MORE ABOUT JOHNNY
David Cohen
Counsel
David Cohen
Counsel
Cohen
New York, NY
Areas of Expertise
Intellectual Property<br/>Patent<br/>Anti-trust<br/>Int'l trade
Prior Associations
Skadden Arps<br/>Lerner David<br/>Court of International Trade
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Cynthia Corsiglia
Counsel
Cynthia Corsiglia
Counsel
Corsiglia
New York, NY
Areas of Expertise
Outside GC<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Fund formation and governance<br/> Transactions and Contracts
Prior Associations
Lyra Capital LLC / Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management Advisers (GC, CCO)<br/>Sidley Austin LLP<br/>Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, LLP
MORE ABOUT CYNTHIA
John ("Jack") E. Dittoe
Counsel
John ("Jack") E. Dittoe
Counsel
Dittoe
Oakland, CA
Areas of Expertise
Commercial Litigation<br/>Health Care Litigation and Counseling<br/>Product Liability Litigation<br/>Proposition 65 Litigation and Counseling
Prior Associations
Crosby Heafey Roach & May<br/>Reed Smith LLP
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Brian Elliott
Counsel
Brian Elliott
Counsel
Elliot
Austin, TX
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Mergers and Acquisitions<br/>Business Litigation<br/>Intellectual Property<br/>Commercial Transactions and Contracts<br/>Real Estate<br/>Family Office<br/>Business Operations
Prior Associations
World Class Capital Group, LLC<br/>USA Dawgs, Inc.<br/>Wachovia Bank Capital Markets
MORE ABOUT BRIAN
Adam Forest
Managing Partner
Adam Forest
Managing Partner
Forest
Portland, OR
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Operations<br/>Product counseling<br/>People Ops<br/>Litigation
Prior Associations
LendingHome Corporation (GC eq.) <br/>Reed Smith LLP <br/>GGU School of Law (Adjunct Professor)
MORE ABOUT ADAM
Samantha Gamboa
Counsel & Director of Pro Bono Programs
Samantha Gamboa
Counsel & Director of Pro Bono Programs
Gamboa
Portland, OR
Areas of Expertise
Complex Litigation<br/>Commercial Litigation<br/>Product Liability Litigation<br/>Electronic Discovery<br/>Environmental Law<br/>Regulatory Compliance<br/>Insurance Law
Prior Associations
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP<br/>U.S. District Court, District Of Oregon<br/>Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
MORE ABOUT SAM
Richard Green
Counsel
Richard Green
Counsel
Green
Washington, DC
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Commercial Real Estate<br/>Operations<br/>Corporate and Securities
Prior Associations
Ollie Holdings (GC)<br/>Hudson Group (VP)<br/>DLA Piper LLP (US)<br/>Holland & Knight LLP
MORE ABOUT RICHARD
Erin Hiley
Counsel
Erin Hiley
Counsel
Hiley
San Diego, CA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Healthcare<br/>Privacy<br/>Cybersecurity<br/>Labor and employment
Prior Associations
Molina Healthcare (VP / AGC)<br/>Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP
MORE ABOUT ERIN
Annie Jeong
Counsel
Annie Jeong
Counsel
Jeong
Phoenix, Arizona
Areas of Expertise
U.S. Federal income tax<br/>Mergers and acquisitions<br/>Partnership and LLC formation<br/>Dissolution and bankruptcy
Prior Associations
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz<br/>Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison<br/>O’Melveny & Myers
MORE ABOUT ANNIE
Anne Jordan
Counsel
Anne Jordan
Counsel
Jordan
Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise
Entertainment<br/>Media<br/>Intellectual property<br/>Film & TV<br/>Digital licensing<br/>
Prior Associations
The Africa Channel (GC)<br/>DIRECTV<br/>Dove Audio
MORE ABOUT ANNE
Amelia Kalil
Counsel
Amelia Kalil
Counsel
Kalil
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
M&A<br/>Strategic Transactions<br/>Corporate & Securities<br/>Venture Capital<br/>Private Equity<br/>Commercial Contracts & Technology Transactions<br/>Regulatory Compliance & Governance
Prior Associations
Cisco Systems Inc.<br/>UBS Securities<br/>Shearman & Sterling LLP
MORE ABOUT AMY
Alexis Klemish
Partner
Alexis Klemish
Partner
Klemish
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Strategic business transactions<br/>Technology and commercial transactions<br/>Product counseling<br/>New product development and sourcing<br/>Operations
Prior Associations
Cruise LLC<br/>Cooley LLP<br/>Twitter<br/>Digital Media Solutions Group<br/>Tapjoy<br/>Bally Gaming
MORE ABOUT ALEXIS
Mark Lee
Counsel
Mark Lee
Counsel
Lee
Seattle, WA
Areas of Expertise
Corporate and Securities<br/>Capital Markets<br/>Product counseling<br/>Mergers & acquisitions<br/>Regulatory Compliance
Prior Associations
Flyhomes (GC)<br/>LendingHome Corporation (GC eq.)<br/>Life Settlement Solutions<br/>Accredited Home Lenders<br/>Leap Wireless<br/>Gray Cary (DLA Piper)<br/>Chapman and Cutler LLP
MORE ABOUT MARK
Adam Locke
Counsel
Adam Locke
Counsel
Locke
New York, NY
Areas of Expertise
Outside general counsel<br/>Commercial litigation<br/>Private equity<br/>Finance
Prior Associations
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP<br/>Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.<br/>Susman Godfrey LLP<br/>U.S. Court of Appeals
MORE ABOUT ADAM
Jeff Lord
Counsel
Jeff Lord
Counsel
Lord
Arlington, VA
Areas of Expertise
Outside GC<br/>Technology licensing and development<br/>Online privacy<br/>International trade and regulatory matters, especially trade sanctions and export controls
Prior Associations
Remine Inc.<br/>CSRA LLC<br/>Ernst & Young LLP<br/>Latham & Watkins LLP<br/>Arent Fox LLP<br/>America Online (non-legal positions)
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Jeff Love
Counsel
Jeff Love
Counsel
Love
Washington, D.C.
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Commercial Litigation<br/>Operations
Prior Associations
Wilkinson Walsh LLP<br/>Kellogg Hansen PLLC<br/>Obama Admin., Office of White House Counsel<br/>
MORE ABOUT JEFF
David Lundeen
Counsel
David Lundeen
Counsel
Lundeen
Nashville, TN
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Fintech<br/>Capital Markets, Finance and Securities Regulation
Prior Associations
Upstart Network, Inc.<br/>Nissan North America, Inc.<br/>The Northern Trust Company<br/>Mayer Brown LLP
MORE ABOUT DAVE
Gregory Mayer
Counsel
Gregory Mayer
Counsel
Mayer
Chicago, Illinois
Areas of Expertise
Intellectual property strategy<br/>Patents (especially in the aerospace, automotive, and medical device fields)<br/>Trademarks<br/>Trade secrets
Prior Associations
Hollister Incorporated<br/>Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
MORE ABOUT GREG
Robert Nichols
Provisional Associate
Robert Nichols
Provisional Associate
Nichols
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Litigation<br/>Corporate<br/>Entertainment<br/>Intellectual property
Prior Associations
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association<br/>The Sunrise Movement<br/>Society of Litigators<br/>Democratic Socialists of America
MORE ABOUT ROBERT
Jesse Payne-Johnson
Partner
Jesse Payne-Johnson
Partner
Payne-Johnson
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Operations<br/>Product counseling<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Mergers and acquisitions
Prior Associations
Shift Technologies (shift.com) (GC)<br/>Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz<br/>Boston Consulting Group
MORE ABOUT JESSE
Heather Phillips
Operating Partner
Heather Phillips
Operating Partner
Phillips
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Product counseling<br/>Regulatory compliance<br/>Commercial transactions<br/>Commercial Litigation
Prior Associations
Unison (AGC)<br/>LendingClub<br/>Reed Smith LLP<br/>
MORE ABOUT HEATHER
Raquel Rives
Community Coordinator
Raquel Rives
Community Coordinator
Rives
St. Robert, MO
Areas of Expertise
Recruiting<br/>Community
Prior Associations
Akin Gump<br/>Legal Placements, Inc.
MORE ABOUT RAQUEL
Katie Rock
Counsel
Katie Rock
Counsel
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise
Outside general counsel<br/>Product counseling<br/>Commercial transactions<br/>Mergers and acquisitions
Prior Associations
Latham & Watkins
MORE ABOUT KATIE
Stefanie Scott Shah
Counsel
Stefanie Scott Shah
Counsel
Scott Shah
Austin, TX
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Complex Commercial Litigation<br/>Employment<br/>Patent
Prior Associations
DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy LLP
MORE ABOUT STEFANIE
Hanes Singh
Counsel
Hanes Singh
Counsel
Singh
Portland, OR
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Intellectual property<br/>Healthcare<br/>Operations
Prior Associations
DocVocate (CEO)<br/>Xero (VP)<br/>Wilmer Hale<br/>Knobbe Martins Olson & Bear LLP
MORE ABOUT HANES
Conrad Sison
Counsel
Conrad Sison
Counsel
Sison
Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise
General Counsel<br/>Complex Commercial Litigation<br/>Real Estate and Property Law<br/>Banking and Consumer Finance<br/>Insurance<br/>Risk Management
Prior Associations
Locke Lord LLP<br/>Lord, Bissell & Brook LLP
MORE ABOUT CONRAD
Kristen Smith Dayley
Counsel
Kristen Smith Dayley
Counsel
Smith Dayley
Seattle, WA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Strategic Transactions<br/>Mergers and Acquisitions<br/>Procurement; Operations<br/>Product Counseling
Prior Associations
Safeco Corporation (VP / AGC)<br/>Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
MORE ABOUT KRISTEN
Teresa Starin
Senior Corporate Paralegal
Teresa Starin
Senior Corporate Paralegal
Starin
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Corporate and securities<br/>Fundraising<br/>Governance
Prior Associations
Atomic Labs<br/>Perkins Coie<br/>Squire Patten Boggs<br/>Fenwick & West<br/>Wilson Sonsini
MORE ABOUT TERESA
Trey Thomas
Counsel
Trey Thomas
Counsel
Thomas
Portland, OR
Areas of Expertise
Labor & Employment<br/>Real estate transactions<br/>M&A<br/>IP<br/>Commercial contracts<br/>Risk management
Prior Associations
Excelligence Learning Corp (GC)<br/>Seyfarth Shaw<br/>Chubb<br/>McCormick & Schmick’s<br/>Blue Harbor Senior Living<br/>Jackson Lewis<br/>Ford & Harrison
MORE ABOUT TREY
Emma Thompson
Counsel
Emma Thompson
Counsel
Thompson
Spokane, WA
Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Operations<br/>M&A<br/>Compliance
Prior Associations
Pyrotek Incorporated (GC)<br/>Hershner Hunter<br/>Randall Danskin
MORE ABOUT EMMA
Gaither Thompson
Community Manager
Gaither Thompson
Community Manager
Thompson
Virginia Beach, VA
Areas of Expertise
Recruiting<br/>Onboarding<br/>Community Success
Prior Associations
Akin Gump<br/>K&L Gates
MORE ABOUT GAITHER
Stephanie Tsao
Counsel
Stephanie Tsao
Counsel
Tsao
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
Technology Transactions<br/>Marketing
Prior Associations
Cooley<br/>Fenwick & West<br/>Hogan Lovells
MORE ABOUT STEPHANIE
Cary Ullman
Counsel
Cary Ullman
Counsel
Ullman
New York, NY
Areas of Expertise
General Counsel Financings<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Commercial contracts and transactions<br/>Mergers and acquisitions
Prior Associations
J.P. Morgan Chase<br/>Credit Suisse<br/>Morgan Stanley<br/>Allen & Overy<br/>
MORE ABOUT CARY
Christopher Wang
Partner
Christopher Wang
Partner
Wang
Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Expertise
Mergers and acquisitions<br/>Private equity<br/>Real estate<br/>Fund formation<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Cross-border transactions
Prior Associations
J&W Partners<br/>Merrill Lynch<br/>Jones Day<br/>DLA Piper<br/>Shearman & Sterling
MORE ABOUT CHRIS
Robert Zeglarski
Counsel
Robert Zeglarski
Counsel
Zeglarski
Nashville, TN
Areas of Expertise
Corporate and securities<br/>Entertainment and media
Prior Associations
McDermott & McGee, LLP<br/>OlenderFeldman, LLP<br/>Cutwater Law PLLC<br/>Carolina Gold Mines, Inc.<br/>Dragonfly Minerals, Inc.
MORE ABOUT BOB
Daniel Zlatnik
Counsel
Daniel Zlatnik
Counsel
Zlatnik
Sacramento, CA
Areas of Expertise
Trademark and intellectual property<br/>Commercial contracts<br/>Commercial litigation
Prior Associations
Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty PC<br/>Rogoway Law Group PC<br/>Morrison & Foerster, LLP<br/>University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Adjunct Lecturer)
MORE ABOUT DANNY
John Arens
Partner
John Arens
Partner
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate law
  • Technology transactions
  • Intellectual property
Prior Associations
  • Unison (GC)
  • Funding Circle USA (GC)
  • Liquid Reality Partners
More About John arens
Rick Bachman
External Compliance Officer
Rick Bachman
External Compliance Officer
San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise
  • Fintech regulatory compliance
  • Product counselling
  • Bank partnerships
Prior Associations
  • LendingHome Corp,
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of the West
More About John arens
Terry Brennan
Counsel
Terry Brennan
Counsel
Orlando, FL
Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate law
  • Technology transactions
  • Intellectual property
Prior Associations
  • Holland & Knight
  • IBAX Healthcare Systems, Inc. (GC)
  • Roetzel & Andress
More About John arens

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John Arens
General Counsel, Unison
San Francisco, CA
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General Counsel, AvantStay
San Francisco, CA
Jessica Jacob
General Counsel, Decent
Austin, TX

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