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  1. Financial Services: 40%
    27 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
  3. Federal Regulation: 20%
    27 years
  4. Banking: 15%
    27 years
  5. Credit Card Fraud: 5%
    27 years

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Blackhawk Network

5918 Stoneridge Mall Rd.
Pleasanton, CA, 94583

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200205/23/2016
OHActive199505/15/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Pincipal Legal CounselBlackhawk Network2009 - Present
First Vice President and Assistant General CounselWashington Mutual Bank2005 - 2009
Vice President and Deputy General CounselProvidian Financial Services2000 - 2005
AssociateShutts & Bowen LLP1998 - 1999
AssociateDreher Langer & Tomkies L.L.P.1994 - 1998
AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom1989 - 1992
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services CommitteeMember2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
San Francisco Bank Attorneys AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1994 - 1998
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Chicago Graduate School of BusinessFinanceMBA1985
Harvard UniversityEconomicsBA1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
9th National Forum on Emerging Payments SystmesUDAP/UDAAP, Third-Party Risks and Managing Third-Party Vendors: Regulatory and Compliance Considerations for New Payment Models2015
9th National Forum on Emerging Payments SystemsCredit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards: New Regulations and Reforms and Their Impact on ‘Traditional’ Payment Methods2015
11th National Forum on Prepaid Card CompliancePrepaid Compliance 101: The Nuts and Bolts of Prepaid Compliance for Program Managers, Issuing Banks, and Other Industry Players2015
Tenth National Forum on Prepaid Card ComplianceDurbin 2.0 on the Prepaid Market: Latest on Regulation II’s Interchange-Fee Limitations and Network-Exclusivity Prohibition2014
9th National Forum on Prepaid Card ComplianceThe Impact of NACS v. Board of Governors on Interchange, Routing and Exclusivity, and the Latest on Durbin and Reg II FAQ Including Applicability to Prepaid and Virtual Card Programs, PIN/Activation, Exemption of Interchange Fees for Prepaid, and More2014
8th National Forum on Emerging Payments SystemsCredit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards (Including Payments Linked to GPR Cards): New Regulations and Reforms and Their Impact on ‘Traditional’ Payment Methods2014
8th National Forum on Emerging Payments SystemsUDAP/UDAAP, Disclosures, and Marketing and Third-Party Risk: Regulatory and Compliance Considerations for New Payment Models on Mitigating/Avoiding Liability2014
8th National Forum on Prepaid Card ComplianceDurbin and Reg II FAQ: Applicability to Prepaid and Virtual Card Programs, PIN/Activation, Exemption of Interchange Fees for Prepaid and More2013
7th Annual Forum on Prepaid ComplianceThe Final Phase of the Durbin Amendment: Assessing the Latest Applicability and the Impact of the Amendment's Provisions2013
6th National Forum on Prepaid Card ComplianceThe Durbin Amendment: Applicability, Exceptions, Impact, and Looking Ahead to Future Implications2012
5th Annual Forum on Prepaid Card ComplianceThe Durbin Amendment: The Final Ruling and its Impact on the Prepaid Card Industry2012
Second National Forum on Payment SystemsThe States and Prepaid Cards2006
Financial Services Marketing ComplianceStriking a Balance Between Effective Marketing and Regulatory Compliance2006
Payment SystemsThe States and Stored Value Cards2005