sr corporate counsel resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Corporate Counsel for more than 7 years in achievement in the global hi-tech industry for publicly traded companies. Thrives in dynamic environments and quickly adapts to the ever-Claireing demands from internal or external clients with outstanding skills in innovative problem solving, interpersonal communication, and counseling on a large variety of complex transactions. Works aggressively to achieve continued success.

  • Contract negotiation
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation management
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Fluent in Chinese (read, speak, and write)
  • International business experience
  • Project Management training completed
  • Quickly adapted to dynamic working environment as a team player or individual contributor if requested
  • Significantly reduce the turn around time on contract review process; re-structure Company Approval Matrix collaboratively with CFO, COO and GC. Ranked in top 1% of employees and received COO & CEO’s discretionary award within 2 months from the current employer
  • Successfully revoke preliminary injunction and unfreeze assets worth US $3M in Taiwan; successfully win multiple patent infringement cases in the Greater China area as the plaintiff (average plaintiff winning chance is less than 10%); generated millions of US dollars of patent royalties by setting up global IPR enforcement program; and successfully reduce annual expense (save company several millions of US Dollars on legal expenses every year); successfully win US $14M attorney fees plus non-taxable expenses.
Sr. Corporate Counsel, 02/2012 to Current
AmerenMaryland Heights, MO,

Reporting to VP & General Counsel

  • Counsel on a large variety of commercial and IP agreements Structure, draft, and negotiate complex strategic agreements including product development, hardware or software licensing (30 plus inbounds and/or outbounds every month; structure standard SLA for SMCI), distribution or supply chain, OEM/ODM, component purchase (procured or consigned third-party components), global purchase or volume purchase agreements, LTBAs, and SOWs. Counsel on IP issues (e.g., design-around, IP indemnity, derivative.
  • Advise on strategic business development matters Work directly with the business development heads (e.g., PM/Sales/Marketing/Tactic Engineer/Operation group) on several multi-million strategic deals. Draft term sheets and conduct real-time negotiations to close deals collaboratively with CEO, CFO, and upper management team.
  • Manage a variety of litigation matters (including patent troll cases, transactional arbitration, employment disputes, trademark disputes, and trade secret misappropriation.)
Attorney, 01/2006 to 03/2012
Sodexo UsaRochester, NY,

Reporting to General Counsel/ VP of Strategic Corporate Development

  • Counsel on IP and commercial agreements Structure, negotiate, draft, and review a wide variety of complex strategic agreements, including product/technology development; licensing, foundry agreements (involving issues such as technology transferring, process licensing & authorization, ownership of technology, date protection/safeguard measures, ATMP cost allocation, QC/Reliability test procedure, scraping procedure, epidemic failure, etc., with a number of foundries around the world such as TSMC, SMIC, etc.); purchase & distribution (e.g., quality assurance, RMA; cross-shipment; VMI or virtual fulfillment, forecasting arrangement, stock rotation, safety/buffer inventory, epidemic failure, etc.); M&A evaluation for multi-million dollar transaction.
  • Advise on competitive landscape and product development Work directly with business and engineering teams and provide day-to-day advise on product development projects for power management ICs development (e.g., DC/DC converter, WLED backlighting drivers), including advising on product feature determination, product TTM and other marketing objectives; counseling on potential litigation exposure; developing strategies to address customer’s concerns on IP matters, counterfeit and/or unfair competition issues.
  • Counsel on all phases of litigation. Advise on pre-litigation matters such as risk analysis; manage litigation matters such as advising executives on litigation status, conducting risk vs. cost analysis, and other alternative dispute resolution options; supervise and coordinate all aspects of discovery, motion practices, and trial prep works.
  • Counsel on corporate compliance including Code of Ethic, labor law and regulations compliance, and data security protection. Lead training projects on critical legal or compliance issues to the management and employees (e.g., FCPA training).
Case Manager /Consultant, 07/2001 to 2006
Join International Technology Law FirmCity, STATE,

Reporting to the managing partner

  • Counsel on global litigation, patent-mapping strategies, IP transactions (e.g., technology transferring or exClairee) for leading Taiwanese high-tech companies (e.g., Foxconn Group, mainly for CNSBG and Central IP center) and IP banking establishment for the Industrial Technology Research Institute ("ITRI"), top worldwide Global patent owner.
  • Co-work with outside counsel at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP., Latham & Waikins LLP, and other tier-1 Greater China and US law firms in several global patent infringement litigations for clients.
Master of Law (LL.M.): , Expected in 2005 to University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
  • Emphasis in Corporation & Comparative Law
  • Coursework in International Relations & Regulations
Master of Law: , Expected in 2002 to National Taipei University School of Law - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Emphasis in Corporate & IP Law
  • National Science Committee Fellowship for multiple national granted projects.
Bachelor of Law: Law, Expected in 1999 to NATIONAL TAIPEI UNIVERSITY - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Neutral Daily News Academic Achievement Award for 2 consecutive years
  • Admitted in the State of New York
  • Registered as In-House Counsel in the State of California

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  • University of Southern California
  • National Taipei University School of Law

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