Dalia De Leon Joins Aptitude Investment as Legal Counsel
Congratulations to Dalia De Leon, who has joined Aptitude Investment as Legal Counsel. Ms. De Leon practiced as a securities lawyer at Blackstone Group and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy in New York City. She graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and Dartmouth College.
Dec2017As legal recruiters, we often speak with attorneys eager to join a company, particularly those attorneys working within law firms. As lawyers grapple with the rapidly changing legal market, many in private practice start to dream that they will be happier and more secure working within the law department of a company. Although many in house corporate counsel experience great job satisfaction, we also hear from attorneys who regret their move in house. Attorneys contemplating this type of career change should first consider some common myths about in house life.
John Graham joins F5 Networks as Corporate Counsel
We are pleased to announce that John Graham has joined F5 Networks as Corporate Counsel. After graduating from the University of Michigan Law School in 2009, Mr. Graham was a transactional attorney at Seattle-area law firms and a cybersecurity company.
James Moser joins the Business practice at Foster Pepper
We are pleased to announce that Foster Pepper has added James Moser to the firm’s Spokane office. As a Member in the Business practice, Mr. Moser focuses his practice on counseling clients with the design, implementation, and operation of qualified defined contribution plans, executive compensation, and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). Prior to joining Foster Pepper, he practiced with Seigfried Bingham in Kansas City, Missouri.
Victoria Harris speaks to WSBA, Corporate Counsel Section on In-House Career Development
Victoria Harris was pleased to participate in a panel addressing the Washington State Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section. She answered questions on the topic "In-House Career Development: From Individual Contributor to Team Leader."
Keven Bensley joins the Business & Technology group at Nintendo
Keven Bensley has joined the Business & Technology group at Nintendo. Mr. Bensley graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2011, and previously practiced as an Intellectual Property associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.
Katherine Riley joins Symetra as Investment Counsel
Congratulations to Katherine Riley who has joined Symetra as Investment Counsel. Ms. Riley graduated from New York University School of Law. She previously practiced in the Financial Services & Capital Markets group at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft in New York.
Derek de Bakker joins Pacific Markets International as General Counsel
We are pleased to announce Derek de Bakker as the new General Counsel at Pacific Markets International. Mr. de Bakker was previously Senior Counsel at Vertafore and General Counsel at Mod Systems.
Tim Kozik joins Amazon as Senior Corporate Counsel, Product Safety
Tim Kozik has joined Amazon as Senior Corporate Counsel, Product Safety. Mr. Kozik previously practiced as Chief Counsel at Georgia-Pacific in Atlanta.
Cyrus Ansari joins Davis Wright Tremaine as Litigation Associate
Cyrus Ansari has joined Davis Wright Tremaine as a litigation associate. Mr. Ansari graduated from the New York University School of Law, and previously practiced at Sidley Austin in New York City.