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Real Estate Professional Experience

McKinney, Texas, United States
May 31, 2018

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State Bar of California, State Bar No. 222191 December 3, 2002 Texas Board of Law Examiners Application Pending (AWOX) United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit June 11, 2008 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit December 3, 2002 United States District Court for the Central District of California December 3, 2002 United States District Court for the Northern District of California September 12, 2014 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SeneGence International® October 2015 April 2018 Foothill Ranch, California

Vice President & Assistant General Counsel:

• Provide timely and accurate advice to executive board, officers, and department heads regarding contracts, intellectual property, real estate transactions, employment matters concerning 400+ employees worldwide, Federal Trade Commission and Food and Drug Administration regulatory compliance, and Direct Selling Association ethics and professionalism.

• Evaluate and weigh courses of action while anticipating issues and estimating risks strategically for multi-national company.

• Identify and implement solutions that eliminate or mitigate risks in Company Policies & Procedures.

• Draft legal documents and transactional documents that maximize reward, and limit legal and financial risk, including NDAs, SaaS Subscription, and IP Licensing.

• Negotiate, structure, and implement inter-company and affiliate business transactions.

• Manage outside counsel, vendors, and suppliers on various matters.

• Represent company in legal proceedings including administrative hearings, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, pre-litigation negotiations, and litigation.

• Maintain current knowledge of and changes in statutes, rules, and regulations concerning company’s goods and services.

• Maintain and develop company's intellectual property portfolio of over 400+ matters.

• Maintain case tracking database for all intellectual property matters. The Walker Law Firm, A Professional Corporation October 2002 October 2015 Newport Beach, California


• Managed 150+ business litigation matters concerning breach of contract, intellectual property infringement, real estate, employment, entity governance, environmental contamination, landlord-tenant, and collections.

• Utilized independent and team-oriented approach for case planning from inception through law and motion practice, discovery, alternative dispute resolution, trial, post-trial motions, and appeals.

• First chair in three bench trials, second chair in four bench trials, and took or defended hundreds of depositions.

• Prepared, filed, prosecuted, protected, and maintained federal trademark and copyright applications of over 200+ matters.

• Maintained case tracking database for intellectual property matters. EDUCATION

Whittier Law School J.D., Summa Cum Laude, May 2002 Costa Mesa, California

Rank: 4 of 161

G.P.A.: 91.355

Honors: WHITTIER LAW REVIEW: Editor-in-Chief, 2001-2002 American Jurisprudence Award: Legal Skills II

CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Constitutional Law II Eugene S. Mills Scholarship: 2001-2002 Academic Year Beverly Rubens Gordon Scholarship: 2001-2002 Academic Year Dean’s Merit Scholarship: 1999-2000 & 2000-2001 Academic Years Merit Scholarship: 1998-1999 Academic Year

Dean’s List: All eligible semesters

Publication: The Constitution, Peremptory Challenges, and United States v. Martinez-Salazar, 22 WHITTIER L. REV. 843 (2001).

California State University, Fullerton B.A., with Honors, January 1994 Fullerton, California

Major: Geography with an emphasis in Environmental Analysis G.P.A.: 3.60

Honors: Dean’s List

Golden Key National Honor Society

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