|University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD||1980|
|San Francisco State University, BA||1977|
Effective and creative lawyer, collaborator and deal-maker, with 30 years of experience guiding companies through complex, fast-moving environments. Former General Counsel of Silver Spring Networks, a leading green technology company. General Counsel of two successful private-to-public software companies, and business development attorney for leading law firms. Deep expertise in licensing, corporate governance and intellectual property. Outstanding reputation for problem solving, consensus-building and meshing legal requirements with business objectives. Management skills in small and large legal departments.
Specialties:Technology and content licensing; corporate governance; intellectual property