In This Podcast:
Stephanie Francis Ward and Rachel M. Zahorsky
Mark Chandler is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Cisco Systems, where he manages a 250-member team of professionals. Prior to Cisco, Mark was general counsel of StrataCom Inc. and served as vice president of corporate development and general counsel of Maxtor Corp., a manufacturer of computer data storage devices.
Patrick Daugherty, a partner of Foley & Lardner, is a deal-making lawyer and Securities and Exchange Commission expert with 30 years of experience. He leads multi-office, multidisciplinary teams of professionals and counsels C-level executives, boards, committees and other fiduciaries.
Buckmaster (Buck) de Wolf is a litigation and legal policy senior counsel for the General Electric Co. who oversees intellectual property litigation for the company. Prior to GE, Buck was a partner in the San Francisco office of Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White.
Emery K. Harlan is a partner and employment group co-chair at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan. He’s also co-founder and current board chair of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), which focuses on increasing the usage of minority and women-owned law firms by U.S. corporations.
Horvitz & Levy partner Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila is an appellate litigator whose work focuses on cutting-edge complex tort cases.
A partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon, Paul Williams focuses his practice on products liability, tort and negligence cases. Paul has extensive experience in complex products liability litigation and has received national recognition for his innovative use of alternative billing arrangements.