Chief Compliance Counsel Joins Fluke Corporation
Halley Agnello has joined Fluke Electronics Corporation as Chief Compliance Counsel. Previously, she worked at Apple Inc. in Global Security Investigations, and was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Agnello graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution, and service of electronic test tools and software. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV), Fluke is a multi-national corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area.
National Timberland REIT Hires VP, General Counsel
We are pleased to announce that Michele Tyler has joined PotlatchDeltic in Spokane, Washington, as VP, General Counsel. Previously, Ms. Tyler was SVP, Chief Legal Officer, and Corp. Secretary at a publicly-traded defense services company in Colorado Springs. Ms. Tyler graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center.
PotlatchDeltic (NASDAQ: PCH) is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that owns nearly 1.9 million acres of timberland in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Mississippi. PotlatchDeltic, a leader in sustainable forest practices, is dedicated to long-term stewardship and sustainable management of its timber resources.
Limeade Hires VP, Legal
Harris Legal Search congratulates Scott Fletcher on joining Limeade as VP, Legal. Mr. Fletcher is an experienced business attorney who has worked at Microsoft and, most recently, a startup based in San Mateo, California. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Law.
Limeade provides an enterprise software-as-a-service platform for employers to offer their employees online wellness, employee well-being, enterprise healthcare benefits, self-improvement, and employee assistance programs.
REI Hires New Corporate Counsel
Anna Szygorski has joined Recreational Equipment, Inc. ("REI") as Corporate Counsel focused on transactions. After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in 2010, Ms. Szygorski worked as a corporate associate at Fenwick & West in Seattle. Most recently, she worked at a publicly-traded pet insurance provider as its lead corporate attorney. Ms. Szygorski, an avid backpacker, is excited to advance REI's mission "to inspire, educate, and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship."
Litigation Attorney Joins PACCAR
Harris Legal Search congratulates Jesse Blaisdell on joining PACCAR as Litigation Counsel. Mr. Blaisdell previously practiced at a Seattle litigation boutique. In 2011, Mr. Blaisdell graduated with honors from Boston University School of Law.
Privacy Attorney Joins Nintendo of America
We are pleased to announce that Bobby Schroeder has joined Nintendo of America as Privacy Counsel. Mr. Schroeder previously worked as a privacy attorney at Siemens PLM Software in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Schroeder is proficient in Japanese, having lived in Japan throughout high school.
Chief Legal Officer of Pokémon Company Named to Legal 500
We’re pleased that Don McGowan has been named a top 500 GC/CLO in the world by the Legal 500. Over a decade ago, Harris Legal Search placed Mr. McGowan as Chief Legal Officer of The Pokémon Company International.
Mr. McGowan has a producer credit on the upcoming major motion picture, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu. Read more about Don’s success as an entertainment law attorney and Hollywood producer in the most recent edition of General Counsel magazine.
Global Technology & Commerce Company Hires Two Experienced Attorneys
Christopher Farmer has joined Amazon.com as Senior Corporate Counsel, Physical Retail Operations. Mr. Farmer was previously General Counsel of the U.S. division of Europe’s largest grocery retail chain. Mr. Farmer graduated from Duke University School of Law.
In addition, Amazon.com hired Jung Ju as Senior Corporate Counsel focused on SEC reporting and compliance. Mr. Ju was previously Associate General Counsel at AIG, and an attorney at Cleary Gottlieb in New York. Mr. Ju received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Lead Regulatory and Privacy Compliance Attorney Hired by International Gaming Company
Harris Legal Search congratulates Karin Hansen on joining 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.