An experienced lawyer, with client base in the software and high-technology
arenas, providing a full range of services to clients, advising on corporate
formation and governance, finance issues, and intellectual property
issues, including e-commerce and technology licensing.
POSTERNAK, BLANKSTEIN & LUND, Of Counsel, Boston, MA 2000
Represent clients, principally in technology, consulting and e-commerce
ventures, as to corporate formation, creation of equity plans, licensing,
financings, employment issues, and protection of intellectual property.
Prosecute trademark registrations. Create numerous agreements for
Internet ventures. Publish articles on Internet law matters, such
as domain names, electronic signatures and information privacy in
the Boston Business Journal, National Law Journal, Mass HighTech and
Boston Law Tribune.
PERKINS, SMITH & COHEN, Of Counsel, Boston, MA 1998 - 2000
Represent businesses and individuals in equity distributions, employment
issues, real estate transactions and intellectual property issues.
Advise public company client on day-to-day operational issues involving
Massachusetts law. Lead firm task force on legal aspects of Y2K. On
pro bono basis, advise Free Software Foundation on technology licensing
SYMMETRIX, INC., Lexington, MA 1989 - 1998
General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Technology Consultant
As general counsel and chief administrative officer of Symmetrix,
a technology consulting firm (100+ professionals, $20MM annual revenues),
accomplishments include negotiation of client contracts, management
of intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret),
advising on equity and debt financings, corporate governance, employment
law, employee benefits and immigration issues.
As information technology consultant, advise clients in financial
services, insurance and manufacturing areas on needs analysis, design
and implementation of distributed pc-based systems. Design and implement
information systems to capture and retrieve corporate knowledge.
FRIEDMAN & PACKER, Associate, Boston, MA 1987 - 1989
Civil litigation, both plaintiff and defense, including trials in
state district court. Extensive drafting of pleadings, discovery documents
and briefs in areas of construction, malpractice defense, personal
injury, collections and divorce. Active motion practice including
summary judgment hearings. Conduct depositions.
SYSTEMS, INC., Technology Consultant, Cambridge, MA 1983 - 1986
Provide expert assistance to clients relative to the deployment of
computer based solutions to business problems. Design, program and
maintain pioneering pc-lan system to assist major bank in processing
its trust accounts; retain bank as client for eight years.
Massachusetts Bar; United States District Court; Boston College Law
School Intellectual Property American Inn of Court; Harvard Entrepreneur
Club; Boston Bar Ass'n Internet and E-Commerce Committee
BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL of LAW, J.D., top 25% of class 1983
YALE UNIVERSITY, B.A., Philosophy and Psychology, 3.5 G.P.A.
Town of Wayland: Commissioner of T-Ball - Current; Town of Wayland
Y2K Commissioner - 1998 - 2000; Magic Garden Day Care Center, Board
of Directors - 1995.