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  1. Contracts: 30%
  2. Health Care: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
    7 years
  4. Government Contracts: 10%
  5. Federal Regulation: 10%

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Physio-Control Inc

11811 Willows Rd NE
Redmond, WA, 98052-2015


NYResigned 199803/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Lifetime MemberCambridge Who's Who2008
Outstanding Subcommittee ChairAmerican Bar Association, Litigation Section, Technology for the Litigator Committee2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Legal CounselPhysio-Control2009 - Present
Of CounselWilliams Kastner2005 - 2009
AttorneyCorporation Counsel for the City of New York2004 - 2004
AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom1998 - 2005
AssociateSchoeman, Updike & Kaufman LLP1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember2005 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted2005 - Present
The Sedona ConferenceMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAdmitted2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted1999 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1998 - 2005
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMember1998 - 2005
New York State Bar AssociationAdmitted1998 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ostrower v. Metropolitan Life Insurance CompanyDismissal affirmed on appeal
Heslin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance CompanyDismissal affirmed on appeal
Carossia v. City of New York$740,000 verdict set aside
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Publication nameTitleDate
Digital MattersE-Discovery Rulemaking in State Courts2008
For The DefenseDiscovery Without Waiving Goodbye To Privileges and Protections2008
IADC Technology NewsletterQualcomm v. Broadcom: Lessons for Counsel and a Road Map to e-Discovery Preparedness2008
Defense Counsel JournalProviding Competent Representation in the Digital Information Age2007
Washington State Bar NewsProtecting Against Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege of Work-Product Protection Due to Inadvertent Disclosure 2007
IADC Technology NewsletterAre You Prepared for Litigation Under the New E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure? 2007
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) NewsletterAre You Competent? Providing Representation in the Digital Age2007
Defense Counsel JournalDon't Let the Terabyte You: New E-Discovery Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures 2006
ABA Section of Litigation, Products Liability Subcommittee, 2005-2006 State Warnings Liability SurveyWashington State Warnings Law2006
The RecordTaking Aim: New York State's Regulation of Firearms2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Massachusetts, BostonPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Issues Teleconference SeriesSchool Violence2008
Legal Issues Teleconference SeriesPrivacy Issues in Education2008
ABA Section of Litigation Annual MeetingManaging Technology Overload2008
Washington Schools Risk Managment Pool Annual MeetingRecords Management & E-Discovery Strategies2007
Technology in the WorkplaceChallenges With the Retention of Electronic Documents: Digital Document Management and2007
PRIMA Western Regional ConferenceRecords Management & E-Discovery Strategies2007
European Regional Meeting, Munich, GermanyCutting-Edge Techniques for Limiting the Damaging Effects of Electronically Stored Information2007
Dare to Discover: How to Employ and Respond to Discovery TacticsCurrent Issues with Attorney-Client Privilege/Attorney Work Product2007
Current Issues in Toxic Torts and Product LiabilityNew and Emerging Toxic Torts2007
E-Discovery for Defense AttorneysThe Ethics of E-Discovery: Privileged Communications, Stripping the Metadata & the Impact on the Defense Practice2006