Lead Regulatory and Privacy Compliance Attorney Hired by International Gaming Company
Harris Legal Search is pleased to announce that Karin Hansen has joined Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. (Big Fish Games and Product Madness) as its first lead compliance attorney. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Ms. Hansen worked as a compliance and commercial attorney at a privately-held technology company based in Seattle.
Port of Seattle Hires General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Harris Legal Search is pleased to announce that Pete Ramels has joined the Port of Seattle's leadership team as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. The Port of Seattle plays a key role in the local economy, providing maritime and airport operations and other activities that drive job growth and increase prosperity throughout the Puget Sound region. Mr. Ramels will work closely with the Executive Director and Port Commission. Prior to joining the Port, Mr. Ramels served as Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Civil Division of the King County Prosecutor's Office, with expertise in government, real estate, and land use.
Compliance Attorney Joins PACCAR
Elizabeth Tockman has been hired to head the compliance program at PACCAR. Ms. Tockman was formerly VP of Compliance at StandardAero and Senior Compliance Counsel at Dematic and Diebold, Inc. Prior to her in-house career, she practiced at Skadden Arps and Crowell & Moring in Washington DC.
Real Estate Attorney Joins Amazon
Samantha Kaufman has joined Amazon as Associate Counsel, Physical Retail. Ms. Kaufman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and was a real estate associate at Fried Frank in New York.
F5 Networks Hires Senior Corporate CounselWe are pleased to announce that Andrew Gilmour has joined F5 Networks. Mr. Gilmour was previously Senior Director at Concur Technologies, Inc. (an SAP company). Prior to his tenure at Concur, he was Assistant Counsel at Merck. He practiced at Paul Hastings after graduation from UCLA School of Law.
Nintendo of America Adds Business & Technology Corporate Counsel
Rachel Stauber has joined Nintendo of America as Corporate Counsel in the Business & Technology group. Previously, Ms. Stauber practiced five years as a corporate and M&A associate at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles. In 2013, she earned her J.D. at Harvard Law School.
PACCAR Hires Patent Attorney with Experience in Manufacturing Industry
Roshni Patel has joined PACCAR as Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, where she will manage the company's vast IP portfolio. Previously, Ms. Patel practiced as a patent attorney at Merchant & Gould in Minneapolis. Prior to law school, she worked as an engineer at Rockwell Collins (commercial avionics engineering) and John Deere (power systems engineering). Ms. Patel earned her B.S.E.E. and J.D. at the University of Iowa.
Technology Transactions Attorney Joins Invention Science Fund as Senior Counsel
Congratulations to Adam Young on joining the Invention Science Fund at Intellectual Ventures. Mr. Young earned his law degree from Lincoln College, Oxford. He previously practiced at Paul Hastings in Silicon Valley, and Skadden Arps in New York.
Chihuly, Inc. Hires New Associate General Counsel
We are pleased to announce that Shannon McCarthy has joined Chihuly, Inc. as Associate General Counsel. Previously, Ms. McCarthy worked as a business attorney at employers such as K&L Gates and Goldman Sachs. She joins the business that supports the work of Dale Chihuly, a Seattle artist renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world in historic cities, museums, and gardens. His work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide.
Employment Attorney Joins Weyerhaeuser Company as Senior Counsel
Congratulations to Cristin Aragon on joining Weyerhaeuser Company as Senior Counsel focused on labor and employment. Previously a partner at a top Seattle litigation boutique and an attorney at K&L Gates, Ms. Aragon’s practice focuses on labor & employment litigation and employment counseling.