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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Mary "Michelle" Claire is an accomplished  lawyer with broad knowledge base and experience counseling business entities and individual clients.  She is a team-oriented lawyer who works hard to increase her proficiencies in legal subject matter and practice skills, in order achieve the best possible results for clients. 

Her diverse industry experience includes Aerospace/Defense, Healthcare Services and Life Sciences Research, Software Development and Education. Presently, Michelle is Of Counsel with an established law firm in North Scottsdale, handling Business Transactions and Civil Litigation (including contract disputes, collections activity and high-conflict Family Law matters) .
Skills
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Contracts
  • Licensing (software and technology)
  • Negotiations
  • Government Contracts
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Contracts Management
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Litigation Management
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Advocacy
  • Collections
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research
  • MS Office Proficient
  • LEXIS/WESTLAW Proficient
Education
Indiana University -Maurer School of Law Bloomington, Indiana Expected in 2001 J.D. : Juris Doctorate - GPA :
Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts Expected in 1995 Bachelor of Arts : Economics - GPA :
Certifications
Six Sigma Greenbelt, Honeywell Aerospace, December, 2003

German Language Certificate, CERF B-1, ActiLingua Akademie, Vienna, Austria, November, 2010
Work History
State Of Georgia - ATTORNEY
Hinesville, GA, 09/2012 - Current
  • BOUTIQUE CORPORATE TRANSACTIONAL & LITIGATION FIRM REPRESENTING BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUAL CLIENTS IN THE REAL ESTATE (INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT), AUTOMOTIVE, CONSUMER SERVICES, FINANCE/ACCOUNTING, HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATION INDUSTRIES.

  • Represent clients in all aspects of Civil Litigation relating to Contracts, Collections and contested Family Law matters.  
  • Render interim General Counsel Services (i.e., contracts or license negotiations, policy/handbook development, and pre-litigation dispute resolution) for various business clients.
  • Research and analyze regulatory issues and statutory compliance requirements for individual and business clients on various legal subjects.
  • Draft memoranda of law and opinion letters, persuasively articulating arguments  for business and individual clients.
  • Wrote and filed all motions, writs and briefs for each case.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation for court hearings and settlement negotiations.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Nextera Energy, Inc - PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY
Tulsa, OK, 09/2010 - Current
  • SOLE-MEMBER PROFESSIONAL LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION, ESTABLISHED IN LATE 2010 TO RENDER PROJECT-BASED CONSULTING AND INDIVIDUAL CONSUMER LEGAL SERVICES]
  • Contracted as a freelancer or sub-contracted employee to companies of various sizes and industries for transactional or general legal administration projects.
  • Key Highlights
Honeywell - ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
Schererville, IN, 05/2008 - 08/2010
  • PRIVATELY-HELD DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND RESEARCH ENTITY ACQUIRED BY MIRACA LIFE SCIENCES HOLDINGS IN LATE 2010] 
  • Established an in-house Legal team for Caris's MPI subsidiary.
  • Developed and implemented Contracting & Licensing policies and procedures, Intellectual Property & Technology Protection Policies, Employment-related policies.
  • Ensured business processes complied with Healthcare Regulatory requirements, specifically in regard to Stark, State and Federal Anti-Kickback statutes, HIPAA, FDA Human Subjects Research Protections and IRB (medical ethics) requirements.
  • Handled principle negotiations for various commercial transactions (i.e., Research Validation Services, Physician Consulting Services, Material Transfer/Bailment Agreements, Research Advisory Board Appointments, Supply Agreements, Equipment Purchase Agreements and Leases, Confidentiality Agreements, Letters of Intent, etc.).
  • Trained and directly managed staff, contract/temporary professional service providers and graduate-level interns dedicated to the MPI business and managed outside counsel workload.
Nelnet - LEGAL COUNSEL
Imperial, NE, 2006 - 06/2008

Air Communities - TRANSACTIONS MANAGER
Framingham, MA, 07/2002 - 08/2005
  • MATTOX & WILSON, PLLC.
  • CIVIL LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP.
MATTOX & WILSON - SUMMER ASSOCIATE/LAWCLERK
City, STATE, 07/2001 - 03/2002

Affiliations
State Bar of Arizona, 2006 (Lic. #023216, active)

State Bar of Indiana, 2002 (Lic. #2XXX1-53, active)

Federal District Court, Arizona, 2010

American Inns of Court, Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court, Phoenix, Arizona, 2012-present

Arizona Women Lawyers' Association
- Maricopa Chapter Steering Committee, 2010
- Sustaining Member, 2010 - present 

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School Attended

  • Indiana University -Maurer School of Law
  • Smith College

Job Titles Held:

  • ATTORNEY
  • PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY
  • ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
  • LEGAL COUNSEL
  • TRANSACTIONS MANAGER
  • SUMMER ASSOCIATE/LAWCLERK

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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