2018 Speed Networking Application Attorneys Seeking In-House Counsel Positions
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# Id Submit date Submitter's Email Address Name: Title: Law School & Year Graduated: Law Firm: List the state(s) where you are authorized to practice as in-house counsel: Phone: E-mail: City State / Province / Region Postal / Zip Code Website: What is/are your substantive area(s) of practice? What is your desired substantive area of practice? Why? If permitted, please list your current/former representative clients, transactions, or litigation. Upload resume or brief bio (2-3 pages or less)
1 1871 2018-03-14 11:38:20
Guillermo Christensen
Georgetown University 2005
Brown Rudnick
202 8795
Cybersecurity and Data PrivacyNational Security Law and CFIUSWhite Collar Government and Internal Investigations (FCPA/OFAC)International Trade
Cybersecurity and compliance — builds further on my global experience as a lawyer and in the US Government (CIA and State Department) 
Halliburton, Schlumberger, Parker Drilling.
GChristensen HNBA March 2018.pdf
2 1711 2018-03-02 16:16:03
Irene Oria
Special Counsel
Cornell Law School, 1999
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan 
Florida, New York & New Jersey
305 7899326
Complex business litigation/class actions/arbitrations across industries; financial institutions litigation & compliance; insurance defense/bad faith/extra-contractual litigation; insurance regulatory counseling/compliance; corporate fraud/securities fraud litigation; data privacy & cybersecurity litigation & compliance; international arbitration & litigation
General corporate and litigation matters for large company
Fortune 500 companies including numerous financial institutions, global insurance companies and companies in the commercial real estate business are my primary clients; clients include Chubb, Travelers, AIG, Avis Budget Group, Carnival Cruise Lines, American Express, Chase Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase & Company and Citibank. 
Irene Oria Stroock Bio(1).pdf
3 1696 2018-03-01 05:19:51
Yesenia Gallegos
Partner (Employment Department)
University of San Francisco School of Law, 2003
Fox Rothschild, LLP
310 270-5582
1351 N. Curson Ave. #203, Los Angeles
EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING.  Employment counseling to local, national, and multi-national corporations on issues pertaining to hiring, exempt  and contractor classifications, performance management, wage and hour law, leaves, and terminations.  I also prepare employee handbooks, executive employment agreements, WARN Act notices, non-disclosure agreements, among other HR/Personnel records.  I have also assisted corporations in developing and registering work rules in countries in Latin America.AUDITS, INVESTIGATIONS AND TRAINING.  Wage audits, workplace investigations, and workplace trainings (English and Spanish) on topics pertaining to sexual harassment prevention, employment law training, and administering leaves of absence.EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION.  I handle a variety of employment cases such as: (1) California and national wage and hour class action - including MDL litigation; (2) discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims filed pursuant to Title VII or California FEHA; (3) whistleblower claims; (4) restrictive covenant litigation (non-compete matters, non-solicitation matters, and claims for misappropriation of trade secrets); (5) OSHA/Cal OSHA appeals and arbitrations; (6) California DLSE Wage Disputes; (7) EEOC and DFEH investigations and mediations; (8) Private Mediations and Arbitrations; and (9) Civil Appeals before the California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit.
My desired area of practice is labor, employment and business law because I have devoted 15 years, my entire legal career, to serving as outside counsel to corporations on matters involving traditional labor law, employment law and general business matters.  I would like to continue to utilize the skills that I have developed for promptly and cost-effectively resolving disputes, ensuring legal compliance, brokering deals, and utilizing risk management tools as in-house/corporate counsel.
Obtained judgment in favor of technology company and an award of fees and costs in response to out-of-state competitor’s attempt to enforce a non-compete clause in CA in Bullard v. Anaqua.Served as one of the lead attorneys in pivotal case of Iskanian v. CLS Transp. (2014), resulting in holding that class action waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable.
Y Gallegos Resume.doc
4 1681 2018-02-28 22:03:52
Jenni Rosenberg
Associate Attorney
Harvard Law School, 2010
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
213 5953111
Los Angeles
I am an appellate and trial litigator with a richly diversified perspective, including more than seven years of practice developing and successfully implementing legal strategy on wide-ranging subjects in high stakes environments, often with a view toward long-term appellate strategy.  Major practice areas include appellate and constitutional law, civil and criminal securities litigation, including shareholder derivative actions, consumer class actions, intellectual property, and privacy issues. 
I am particularly interested in a government or in house role in which I will be able to use the significant litigation experience I have developed to tackle interesting legal challenges.  Ideally, this would involve opportunities to take ownership of and supervise litigation efforts, including at the appellate level, though I am also interested in discussing positions that might involve intellectual property or privacy issues outside the litigation arena.  
I represent clients in a variety of complex litigation matters in both state and federal court.  Representative matters include:- Securing the first-ever dismissal with prejudice of claims regarding an “all natural” statement on a food or beverage under California’s consumer protection statutes in Hairston v. South Beach Beverage Co. Inc., et al.- Winning dismissal, with prejudice, of wrongful death claims brought against a prominent Southern California university, and successfully defending the trial court’s dismissal in the California Court of Appeal.- Winning complete victories for a leading retailer and its directors and officers in landmark shareholder class and derivative litigation in state and federal courts, including on appeal in the Eighth Circuit and the Delaware Supreme Court.- Counseling a leading natural resources company as to possible options for challenging a state ballot initiative. 
Jenni Rosenberg--02-27-18--HNBA Resume.pdf
5 1675 2018-02-28 20:20:28
Vicente Reyes
Columbia Law School - 2000
DLA Piper LLP (US)
California, DC and New York
415 836-2548
San Francisco
Commercial Real EstateMergers & AcquisitionsGeneral Corporate and Finance
Any area of transactional law where I can help business decision makers identify and find solutions to problems. I find it rewarding to be able to combine my business and legal backgrounds in advising business decision makers.
Represented buyer of The Fairmont San Francisco for $450 Million.Represented buyer of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach for $780 Million.Represented developer in $19.8 Million acquisition from City of SF.Represented Owner of Fairmont Costa de Capomo (Nayarit, Mexico).Represented lender in $75 Million loan financing in Anguilla.Represented HP in acquisition of Compaq for $25 Billion in stock.
Vicente Reyes resume (2018)(1).pdf
6 1654 2018-02-26 21:42:12
Matthew Fernandez Konigsberg
Special Counsel for Ethics, Risk & Compliance
Rutgers School of Law - 2007
Executive Chamber/Department of State - State of New York
845 6415288
Ethics Counsel, Internal Investigations, Litigation Management, Pre-Litigation Counsel, Regulatory Compliance, Reputational Risk.  Before my most current role, I was a state/federal commercial litigator.
The same listed above, anything involving ethics, investigations, litigation, regulatory compliance, and matters affecting financial and reputational risk.
My current clients are the Governor's Office in the State of New York (Executive Chamber), Department of State, and New York State Council on the Arts.
7 1628 2018-02-23 18:48:45
Richard Greiffenstein Greiffenstein
University of San Diego School of Law - 2008
Jackson Lewis, P.C.
Minnesota, Florida, California
305 815-7105
Employment Litigation and Counseling
Employment or Commercial Litigation
RG Resume 2.23.18.doc
8 1613 2018-02-22 03:34:30
Vanessa Krumbein
Associate Attorney
Boston College, 2010
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
720 6357165
Santa Monica
Employment law advice/counseling and litigation
Employment, general corporate matters
Hospitals, security companies, staffing agencies, manufacturing and retail, travel, restaurant and fast food franchisees, etc.
Vanessa Krumbein- 2018 Intl CV.pdf
9 1515 2018-02-05 21:39:59
Janet Tacoronte
Almod Diamonds
786 2944241
Employment Law, International trade and retail, litigation, mergers & acquisitions 
International Trade and business development. I enjoy the challenge of entering new markets.
Disney and Disney Cruise lines, Royal Caribbean, Marriott
10 1508 2018-02-02 21:49:23
Luis Avila
Former Interim General Counsel
Columbia Law School 2001
US Foods, Inc.
773 5313577
Corporate Governance, Securities, M&A, Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Financing
Corporate Governance, Securities, M&A, Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Financing
Upon Request
Luis Avila - CV 1-10-17.doc