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  1. Intellectual Property: 30%
  2. M & A: 30%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Media: 20%

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Suite 1000
555 Eleventh Street, Nw
Washington, DC, 20004

Latham & Watkins LLP

555 11th Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC, 20004-1327

555 11th St Nw
Washington, DC, 20004



DCActive 200507/10/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law200003/31/2016
CAResigned 199905/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best SupervisorLatham & Watkins2007
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa Society1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Licensing Executives SocietyN/A2013 - Present
Washington DC Bar Intellectual Property SectionN/A2012 - Present
DC Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1999 - 2006
Publication nameTitleDate
American LawyerSimpson, Latham Lead on $5.4 Billion Gates Sale2014
New York Law JournalSimpson, Latham Lead on $5.4 Billion Gates Sale2014
Managing Intellectual PropertyCases on standing hold lessons for patent privateers and defendants2013
Portfolio Media (Law360)Volvo Inks $1.1B Deal To Shed Equipment Rental Unit2013
American LawyerGreenberg Laterals Help Firm Snag Big M&A Roles2013
American LawyerKirkland, Latham Advise on $1.24 Billion Container Company Sale2012
The Deal PipelineDeal Memo: Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc.2011
American LawyerBig Deals2011
American LawyerLatham Lands Role on Pair of Health Care Industry Deals2011
Latham & Watkins 2011 Pro Bono Annual ReviewInvesting in Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurs2011
AmLaw DailyGE Pays $520 Million for Lineage Power; Weil, Latham Advise2011
AmLawDailyRopes, Latham Brew Up a Green Mountain-Starbucks Licensing Deal2011
Business Week520.0 Million for Lineage Power Corporation2011
Portfolio Media (Law360)Latham Represents Platinum Equity in $777 Million ACL Deal2010
American LawyerCarlyle Acquires NBTY for $3.8 Billion2010
The Deal MagazineRBC's Buildup Leads to Triumph2010
Bloomberg Law ReportsStructuring Grants of Intellectual Property Rights in Cross-Border Transactions to Avoid Loss of Rights in the Event of Bankruptcy2010
In-House CounselWhy Patentees Conveying Covenants Not to Sue Should Take Another Look at the Fine Print2009
Lexpert: the Business Magazine for LawyersNortel Completes Sale of Optical Networking and Carrier Ethernet Business to Ciena2009
AmLawDailyNortel Sells Another Business; Cleary, Latham on the Sale2009
Hong Kong Legal and Law CommunityLatham & Watkins Advises Wall Street Institute in Sale of China Subsidiary to Pearson2009
Latham & Watkins Client AlertNTP v. RIM: Could the Widely Used Blackberry Service Really Be Shut Down?2006
Latham & Watkins LLP NewsLatham & Watkins Advises on South African Telecommunications Outsourcing Deal2005
WSGR Community Activities NewsletterTechnology Transactions Pro Bono Matters2003
Youth Leadership Foundation Press ReleaseVirginia Attorney Teaches English to Students in the Tenley Achievement Program2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Technology Transactions Speaker SeriesAn Overview of Patent Monetization Transactions2014
Tech Transactions Group CLE SeriesWinning the Peace: Patent Settlement Agreements2013
Global Intellectual Property Partners/Counsel RetreatLatham's Tech Transactions Practice2013
Global Technology Transactions Group ConferenceBoilerplate Provisions in Commercial Contracts2007
Presentation to Conference Board on Information Security Breach LawsInformation Security Breach Notification Laws2006
Global Technology Transactions Group MeetingIntroduction to Trade Secrets2005
Global Technology Transactions Group ConferenceIntellectual Property Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions2005
Global Technology Transactions Group ConferenceSatellite Procurement Agreements2005