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Aug

2022
Privacy & Data Security Attorney Joins Perkins Coie

Margot Adams has joined the Privacy & Security Law group at Perkins Coie in Seattle.  After graduating from Stanford Law, Margot clerked for the Hon. Richard F. Boulware II of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Perkins Coie is ranked by Chambers USA among the best firms in the nation for privacy and data security.  The group represents clients across a wide range of industries and stages of growth, from startups to Fortune 500 companies in technology, retail, digital publishing, advertising, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and education, among other sectors.

 

Jul

2022
Boeing Commercial Airplanes Hires Senior Counsel

We are pleased to announce that Boeing has hired Ryan Burningham as Senior Counsel, Boeing Commercial Airplane Programs & Supply Chain.  Prior to joining Boeing, Burningham practiced litigation at Susman Godfrey, clerked for a federal judge, and graduated from Yale Law School.

Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft.  Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Boeing employs 140,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries.  Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a business unit of The Boeing Company, is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and employs more than 60,000 people worldwide.  Boeing Commercial Airplanes is committed to being the leader in commercial aviation by offering airplanes and services that deliver superior design, efficiency and value to its customers and a superior flying experience.  Today, there are more than 10,000 Boeing commercial jetliners in service.


Jun

2022
Expedia Hires VP, Employment Counsel

Harris Legal Search congratulates Expedia Group on hiring Melissa Day as Vice President, Head of Employment Law.  Day is Expedia's lead counsel for all global and domestic employment law matters.  Previously, Day practiced employment law at Microsoft and the California DOJ.

Founded in 1999, Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through its global platform.  Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  Expedia Group corporate headquarters is located at a beautiful waterfront campus in Seattle.

May

2022
REI Hires General Counsel

Harris Legal Search congratulates REI on hiring Minnie Alexander as Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary.  She joins REI from The Walt Disney Company, where she served as Assistant General Counsel.  Alexander has worked also at Campbell Soup Company and Dorsey & Whitney.

As Alexander stated in REI’s public announcement, “I have been a member of the REI community for more than 20 years.  I am excited to help bring to life REI’s vision of enabling more people to enjoy time outside because I believe in the restorative power of nature.  As a lawyer, being the general counsel for a company like REI is a great opportunity to put my legal skills to work for a company that I love.”

REI is a specialty outdoor retailer headquartered near Seattle.  The nation’s largest consumer co-op, REI is a growing community of 21.5 million members who expect and love the best quality gear, inspiring expert classes and trips, and outstanding customer service.  REI has 174 locations in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  REI isn’t just about gear.  Adventurers can take the trip of a lifetime with REI’s active adventure travel company that runs more than 100 itineraries across the country.  In many communities where REI has a presence, professionally trained instructors share their expertise by hosting beginner-to advanced-level classes and workshops about a wide range of activities.  To build on the infrastructure that makes life outside possible, REI invests millions annually in hundreds of local and national nonprofits that create access to—and steward—the outdoor places that inspire us all.

Apr

2022
Expedia Hires Corporate Securities Counsel

Harris Legal Search congratulates Expedia Group on hiring David Zelkind as Director, Legal, Securities & Corporate Governance.  Previously, Zelkind practiced corporate law at Davis Polk & Wardwell, SunPower Corporation, and ForgeRock.  Zelkind graduated from Duke University School of Law.

Founded in 1999, Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through its global platform.  Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  Expedia Group corporate headquarters is located at a beautiful waterfront campus in Seattle.

Mar

2022
Payments Counsel Joins Amazon

Harris Legal Search congratulates Greg Swanson who has joined Amazon as Corporate Counsel, Payments.  After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, Swanson practiced in the Financial Institutions group at Davis Polk in New York.

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.  Amazon strives to be Earth’s Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth’s Best Employer, and Earth’s Safest Place to Work.  Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon.

Feb

2022
Providence Health Hires Regulatory Counsel

We are pleased to announce that Meghan Fahey has joined Providence Health as regulatory counsel.  Previously, Fahey was lead in-house counsel at a multi-state urgent care medical practice, and advised hospitals and healthcare providers as a law firm attorney.

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.  Providence’s 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in 52 hospitals, 1,085 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

Jan

2022
In 2021, Harris Legal Search Placed High Numbers of Attorneys Nationwide

In 2021, Harris Legal Search placed high numbers of sought-after attorneys with companies and law firms nationwide.  In 2022, we anticipate another blockbuster year recruiting top talent for our clients, despite this historically competitive job market.  Please click here to view some of our representative attorney placements.

Dec

2021
Boeing Defense, Space & Security Hires Senior Counsel

We are pleased to announce that Mike Giordano has joined Boeing Defense, Space & Security in Arlington, Virginia, as Senior Counsel.  Giordano has practiced procurement law within the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and Baker Hostetler.  Before attending law school, Giordano served as a surface warfare officer in the United States Navy.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support.  As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.

Nov

2021
Entertainment Attorney Joins Amazon Studios

Harris Legal Search congratulates Amazon Studios on hiring Milu Hoppenbrouwer as Counsel.  Hoppenbrouwer previously practiced at AT&T Entertainment Group, CBS Corporation, and Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles.  She graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law.

Amazon Studios is the home for talent, creating and producing original films and television series for a global audience. Original series all premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, which is available in over 240 countries and territories.  In film, Amazon Studios produces and acquires original movies for theatrical release and exclusively for Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Studios became the first streaming service to win Oscars for Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. In 2021, Amazon Studios received a record-breaking 12 Academy Award nominations, winning two for Sound of Metal for Best Editing and Best Sound.

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