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Native English speaker, attorney,
and contract manager, with a background in wind energy, seeking a position
with a Brazilian multinational company involving legal work, and negotiating
and analyzing international procurement and sales contracts.
CORPORATE COUNSEL, LUSA,
Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, to .
Protect the legal
and business interests of a multinational component part manufacturer.
Provide legal guidance
in product licensing, royalty agreements, commercial leases, regulatory
compliance, business buy outs, product design, distributor agreements,
renewable energy acquisitions, and regulatory compliance.
Conduct due diligence
review, perform legal research, and negotiate various agreements including
software licenses, trademark agreements, and joint venture agreements.
GENERAL COUNSEL, PacWind,
Inc., Torrance, CA, to .
Served as inhouse
counsel for start up vertical axis wind turbine VAWT and hybrid renewable
and conditions for products sales, warranties, trademark licenses, commercial
leases, royalty agreements, reseller agreements, consulting agreements,
and various other company wide contracts.
Responded to consumer
complaints, resolved prelitigation disputes, and addressed investor
Served on and advised
board of directors, handled corporate governance, addressed patent matters,
and ensured regulatory compliance.
ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL,
Clipper Windpower, Inc., Carpinteria, CA, to .
Provided legal guidance
and support to project development, engineering, purchasing, marketing,
and human resources for a global wind turbine developer and manufacturer.
and finalized power purchase agreements, turbine sales agreements, interconnection
agreements, warranty agreements, framework agreements, design build
agreements and nondisclosure agreements.
Analyzed and revised
site leases, factory leases, equipment leases, state incentive funding
programs, and various company templates.
compliance, performed legal research, and liaised with outside counsel
in litigation, patent, and trademark matters.
PROCUREMENT COUNSEL, VestasAmerican
Wind Technology, Inc., Portland, OR to .
Provided legal advice
and strategy to support operations of a leading wind turbine manufacturer.
Drafted and negotiated
multimillion dollar purchase agreements, sales agreements, global transportation
agreements, software licenses, nondisclosure agreements, lien waivers,
amendments, and all other contracts as needed.
Liaised with outside
counsel, conducted legal research, and advised on legal issues related
to patents, regulatory compliance, warranties, and indemnity.
ASSOCIATE CONTRACTS COUNSEL,
Xpedior Incorporated, San Francisco, CA to .
Served as inhouse
counsel for a multinational corporation providing ecommerce and Internet
related consulting services.
and finalized master consulting services agreements, nondisclosure
Agreements, amendments, statements of work, and letters of intent.
Provided legal counsel
to company executives on software licensing, intellectual property,
warranty, indemnity, revenue recognition, and regulatory compliance
SENIOR CONTRACT MANAGER,
SBC Communications Inc., San Ramon, CA to .
affiliate and corporate wide software license, maintenance, and hardware
agreements ranging from $M to $M. Also negotiated customer
premise equipment agreements for cordless phones, corded phones, Caller
ID adjuncts, and voiceactivated dialing.
analysis and successfully resolved complex multimillion dollar contractual
CORPORATE COUNSEL, st United
Services Credit Union, Pleasanton, CA
counsel on patent applications, trademark disputes, mergers, foreign
branch operation, account administration, and corporate governance.
lawsuits, directed outside counsel, and served as governmental affairs
license agreements, site leases, and equipment contracts.
Reviewed and revised
all promotional materials and standard forms to ensure federal and state
Active Member, State
Bar of California, Admitted to Practice,
University of Northern California School of Law, Sacramento, CA,
Yolo County Superior Court,
B.A., Asian Studies,
State University of New York at Albany, NY,