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RssAttorney who Understands Business and Technology

JD/MBA with exceptional in-house and private practice experience, has successfully negotiated contracts world-wide. Creative problem-solver with outstanding communication skills. Well-balanced yin and yang: (a) former Space Program Industrial Engineer, still a tool-head, never met a technology I didn't like; (b)writer founded and edited multiple corporate and professional association newsletters, creative artistic side thinks in non-linear fashion.


Annapolis, MD

About Me


Legal Services




Author: International Contract Negotiations; International Commercial Transactions, Chapter 2 (MICPEL, Baltimore MD, 2005).

Ideal Companies:

Gore Technologies, IKEA North America, Boston Consulting, SC Johnson, Google, Genentech, NetApp

Education level:

Law Degree

Will Relocate:



Annapolis, MD

Major Responsibilities

Facilitated growth of corporate division from two contracts in one high technology product line valuing $25 million to multiple contracts in three high technology product lines valuing over $1 billion. Received highest rating in corporation from direct reports in annual “reverse review” of manager performance.

Work Experiences

10/2001 - Present



  • Provide legal and business consulting services to businesses and individuals. Legal contractor for special projects are major law firms.

8/1997 - 7/2001

Shaw Pittman

Individual Contributor

  • Support client corporations in IT outsourcings and other technology transactions. Draft and negotiate contracts. Review responses to RFPs and RFIs; assist clients in selecting technology solution.

5/1993 - 8/1997

Hughes Network Systems, Inc.


  • Manage 11 person Contracts department. Review all proposals prior to submission; draft legal responses to RFPs and RFIs. Keep standard draft contracts current with technology and service advancements. Draft and negotiate agreements worldwide. Supervise outside counsel.

10/1990 - 5/1993

Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group

Individual Contributor

  • Draft and negotiate contracts (government and commercial). Perform due diligence. Monitor performance of contract requirements. Provide legal advice for special projects.

8/1983 - 8/1987


Individual Contributor

  • Analyze and measure all phases of Solid Rocket Booster assembly, disassembly, refurbishment and testing. Instructor: Kennedy Space Center Productivity and Quality Enhancement Seminars. Manage multiple white collar productivity improvement programs. Edit corporate productivity promotional monthly newsletter,



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