Highly motivated and dedicated international corporate transactional attorney and project leader eager to contribute from a depth of unique experience in an International context. Adept with contract negotiations, and related legal theory and strategies. Additional strengths and accomplishments include dynamic results impacting a company’s organizational and economic success.
Highly skilled negotiator, closer and legal advisor targeting business development and international contract negotiations. Excels with technology transfer/licensing, intellectual property rights and generating revenue through IP portfolio development, expansion and/or enforcement.
Business Development | International Contract Negotiation | Technology Transfer/Licensing |Intellectual Property Rights |
IP Portfolio Development & Revenues | Startup Strategies | Complex Negotiations | International Teaching & Lecturing
Legal Theory & Frameworks | Project Leadership | Document Analysis | Legal Advisement | International Business Contracts
Juris Doctorate, St. John’s University School of Law, New York, New York
Moot Court Honors
BA, English (Comparative Literature), State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, MASTERS IN LAW & IBA PROGRAMS (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW)
FRANKFURT UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES | July 2012 – Present
Key role teaching German lawyers the distinctions of English and American Commonlaw and European Civil Law for International Contracts. Instructor for courses in International Trade – Documentary Sales transactions.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, MBA PROGRAM AND IBA PROGRAM
ESLCA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Paris, France | Sep 2010 – 2012
Instructed courses in both Entrepreneurship and International Business Law. Conducted and provided advisement for Entrepreneur Labs for New Opportunity Evaluation, Business Plan and Legal instruments of international business transactions, including practical aspect and theory for day to day management and financing of start-ups.
Taught general principles of the law of nations including various intergovernmental organizations such as UN agencies, the EU, the WTO, the ICC and the OECD. Develop course outlines and proposals for Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property Rights and Management and Sustainable Development/Micro Finance.
PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
STELLATEK SOLUTIONS International Marketing Consultants, USA | 2004 – 2009
Provided expert Business Development, International Development and Project Management for strategic sales and consulting for diverse, international clientele, including Russian FMCG beverage company, USA LED lighting mfg., Italian Wind Energy developer, UK Petrochemical Co., USA Fiber Optics Mfg., African Eco-Resort/Travel Co., Israeli/USA Security Mfg., Italian Transport Company. Management of multiple international projects simultaneously.
LEGAL COUNSEL FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS/START-UP COMPANIES
STELLATEK SOLUTIONS | 2000 -2004
Provided expert Contract and Intellectual Property advice to private inventors and technology start-ups. Managed legal trademark registration and protection for Eco Travel and Tourism company.
CONTRACT NEGOTIATOR – HP CONSULTING
HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY, USA | 1998 – 2000
Successfully negotiated, drafted and advised on Telecom Consulting Services Agreements, Subcontracting Agreements. Prepared and executed Teaming, Global Alliances and Marketing Agreements.