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Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

Speaker(s): Barbra J. Moran, Brad L. Peterson, David M. Ross, David Rabinowitz, Dina Ganz Traugot, Elizabeth M. Kelley, Erika C. Collins, George Kimball, Gregg I. Goldman, John F. Delaney, John W. Hamlin, Lynn Lugo, Marcelo Halpern, Michael J. Cammarota, Michael S. Mensik, Peter R. George, Rebecca S. Eisner, Richard Maroney, Vivian L. Hanson, William A. Tanenbaum
Recorded on: Oct. 27, 2014
PLI Program #: 49807

Primary Areas of Practice: Technology Transactions

Law School/Graduate School:       Columbia Law School

Work History:

Partner, Technology Transactions Group of Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York Office

Co-Head of U.S. Sourcing Group of Morrison & Foerster LLP

Vivian Hanson is a partner in the Technology Transactions Group of Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York and is the co-head of the firm’s U.S. Sourcing Practice.  Her practice is focused primarily on complex, large-scale outsourcing transactions, as well as domestic and cross-border transactions involving technology transfers, licensing and other intellectual property transactions.  Vivian has also worked extensively on joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers, acquisitions and general corporate matters, and is fluent in Japanese.  Her experience crosses a variety of industries, including entertainment, media, information services, information technology, consumer electronics, transportation and health care.  She has consistently been recognized as a leading expert in the field of technology and outsourcing by such organizations as Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

Professional Memberships:

International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)

DAVID M. ROSS is an assistant general counsel with the IP, Global Technology, and State Insurance Regulation Unit of the General Corporate Law Section at MetLife.  David’s responsibilities primarily focus on global strategic IT issues primarily including cybersecurity and other IT security matters, IT policies and standards, business and technology process migration, and intercompany platform development and integration.  He also has extensive experience in negotiating complex third-party outsourcing agreements, as well as software licenses, data licenses, telecommunications services agreements and other forms of vendor agreements.

He has served on the faculty of the Practicing Law Institute, has served as a panelist for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s 2016 mid-year meeting, was the founding chair of the Committee on Telecommunications Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and also served as the Association’s Administrative Law Committee chair.  Prior to MetLife, David held various legal positions at Lehman Brothers, Guardian Life, Kramer, Levin, and Fried, Frank. 

David received his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, an M.A. in political philosophy from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a B.A. from the University of Illinois.

David Rabinowitz is co-head of the Litigation Department and a member of the Intellectual Property Department and Legal Ethics and Law Firm Practice Department at Moses & Singer, where he has been a partner since 1985.  He handles civil commercial cases of all kinds and in particular both litigates and advises clients on financial industry and intellectual property matters.  He is also a member of Moses & Singer’s Legal Ethics and Law Firm Practice Department and a frequent speaker on ethical issues concerning negotiations, conflicts and fee agreement issues.  Mr. Rabinowitz has appeared in state and federal courts and in arbitrations throughout the United States.

Mr. Rabinowitz has lectured and participated on panels before the Bar Association of the City of New York, the American Bar Association, The Practicing Law Institute, the Copyright Society of the United States, the Licensing International annual convention and the Massachusetts Software Council.  He has taught Copyright Law at Seton Hall Law School.  He is a member and former trustee of the Copyright Society of the United States.  Mr. Rabinowitz has published numerous articles which have appeared in Advertising Age, Entertainment Law Reporter, The Entertainment Publishing and the Arts Handbook, The Bulletin of the Copyright Society of the United States American Lawyer's Corporate Counsel Magazine and The Practical Lawyer.


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1976, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1973-1976
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1972


  • "New York Resolves In-House Counsel Bar Admission Problem"
  • "Up Close and Professional with New York’s Engagement Letter Rules"
  • "Communications Decency Act"
  • "Non-Traditional Fee Arrangements and Doing Business with Clients"
  • "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Copyright Act Before 1909"
  • "Web Site Story 6-Breakaway Employees Beware"
  • "Web Site Story 5-Emerging Limits to Out-of-State Jurisdiction over Web Sites"
  • "Web Site Story 4-Nationwide Internet Jurisdiction is not Ended by Blue Note"
  • "Web Site Story 3-The Emerging Tort of Domain Name Infringement"
  • "Web Site Story 2-Finding Yourself Subject to Jurisdiction Far, Far Away"
  • "Web Site Story-A Legal Primer for Web Site Owners and Designers"
  • "Copyright Preemption: New York State's Erroneous Interpretation"
  • "Copyright and Trademark Infringement: Current Techniques for Plaintiffs and Defendants"

Presentations – (last 10 years - most recent year for series)

  • 2016 Practicing Law Institute program, "Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer"
  • 2016 Practicing Law Institute program, "Advanced Licensing Agreements"
  • 2015 Practicing Law Institute program, "Understanding The Intellectual Property License"
  • 2015 Practicing Law Institute program, “Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services”
  • 2012, 2007 Copyright Society of the U.S.A., "Basic Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer," "Non-Traditional Fee Arrangements and Doing Business with Clients"
  • 2008 Licensing International - "Winning Ethics in Licensing"
  • 2007 Practicing Law Institute program, "Internet Law Institute"
  • 2007 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival, “Games Without Frontiers”
  • 2001-2004 Adjunct Professor, Copyright Law, Seton Hall Law School

Erika Collins is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the International Labor & Employment Law Group. Erika advises and counsels multinational public and private companies on a wide range of cross-border employment and human resources matters throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Erika represents U.S. and non-U.S. employers in all aspects of company growth and restructuring, from office openings, executive hires and workforce expansions to company downsizing, employment terminations, mass layoffs and office closures. She advises clients on preparing competitive employment packages and agreements, such as separation, expatriate and consulting agreements, that are compliant with local laws, as well as on payroll, benefits and vacation issues. Erika regularly conducts multi-country audits of employment laws and practices in order to provide advice to clients regarding compliance with data privacy, fixed term contracts, outsourcing, and working time and leave regulations among numerous other issues.

Erika has helped numerous companies comply with EU data privacy regulations, as well as other similarly onerous non-US data privacy regulations. She has conducted data privacy training for dozens of employers and her expertise in employee-related data privacy challenges spans the globe.

Additionally, Erika advises employers on sexual harassment and other misconduct allegations. She also is experienced in conducting due diligence on international subsidiaries and advising on applicable business transfer laws and employee transition issues in cross-border M&A transactions.

Erika is the editor of The Employment Law Review (7th Edition), which covers employment laws in 48 countries as well as three cross border chapters on M&A, Global Diversity and Social Media. In addition to authoring numerous articles on international employment topics, Erika is a regular speaker at the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Topics on which she has written and spoken recently include: “Cross-Border Transfers of Executives,” “Global Mobility Issues for Multi-Nationals,” “Employment Issues in Cross-Border M&A Transactions,” “The Landscape of Issues in International Employment Law,” “Global Diversity Programs,” “The Intersection of EU Privacy and Anti-Discrimination Laws,” and “Cross-Border Investigations.”


International Bar Association (Senior Vice-Chair of the Industrial Relations and Employment Law Committee)

American Bar Association's Section of International Law,
International Employment Law Committee (Former Chair)

Housing + Solutions (Advisory Board Member)

XBHR (Member, Former Board Member)

Awards & Recognition

Chambers USA: New York: Labor & Employment 2007-2016

Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law 2010-2016

The Legal 500 United States: Labor & Employment: Workplace & Employment Counseling 2013, 2015-2016

Lexology Client Choice Award: Labor & Employment 2016

Euromoney: 2015 Americas Women in Business Law: Best in Labor & Employment

New York Super Lawyers 2007-2015

The International Who’s Who of Management, Labour & Employment Lawyers 2007-2013

Related Practices

International Labor & Employment

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets

Strategic Corporate Planning

Whistleblowing & Retaliation

French & EU Labor and Employment Law

Hiring & Background Checks

Mergers & Acquisitions

Privacy & Data Security

Higher Education


University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 1994

Brown University, A.B., 1988

Admissions & Qualifications

New York


District of Columbia

George Kimball is a member of the technology and outsourcing practice at Wiggin and Dana. Before joining his present firm, he was an Associate General Counsel at HP, where his responsibilities included negotiation of major outsourcing engagements; teaching, training and practice tools for HP lawyers, sales executives and account executives; and legal support for cloud and security businesses. Earlier in his career, he spent more than 30 years in private practice in California, including partnerships at Latham & Watkins, Arnold & Porter, Baker & McKenzie and a Los Angeles technology boutique, Kimball & Weiner LLP.

Since the early 1990s, he has advised clients concerning contracts to outsource information technology and business processes in a wide range of industries. He is author of Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical Guide (Oxford 2010). He has been ranked as a leading outsourcing lawyer by Chambers Global, Chambers USA and Legal 500.

A native of Southern California and resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan, George is a graduate of UCLA, University College London and the University of Michigan Law School, where he now teaches as an adjunct member of the faculty. He is a member of the Bar in Michigan and California and has been admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court.

John F. Delaney is a partner in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he leads the office’s Technology Transactions Group and co-heads the firm’s Media practice.  Mr. Delaney advises clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups on a wide range of complex technology law issues.

As a co-founder of the firm’s Social Media practice, Mr. Delaney also advises clients on the rapidly evolving law of social media, including user-generated content and the application of the DMCA and CDA safe harbors; online data collection and monetization; the enforceability of online “Terms of Use”; the drafting and updating of social media policies; online data harvesting; the FTC’s Endorsement Guides; and risk reductions strategies and emerging best practices in connection with corporate blogs, third-party social media platforms, mobile applications, wearable technology and other emerging technologies.

Mr. Delaney is also the co-founder and co-editor of Socially Aware, a popular blog and award-winning newsletter covering social media and Internet law developments.  The blog is located at, and was recently included in the ABA Journal’s 9th Annual Blawg 100, a list of top legal blogs.

Mr. Delaney is ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of America’s leading business lawyers (recommended in New York for "Technology & Outsourcing" (Band 1)); is recommended by Legal 500 in the areas of “Technology:  Outsourcing,” “Technology:  Transactions” and “Technology: Data Protection and Privacy”; and is recognized by Best Lawyers in America (Information Technology), PLC Which Lawyers (Outsourcing), IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Patent Licensing) and Superlawyers (Intellectual Property; IT & Outsourcing; Entertainment & Sports).  Crain’s New York Business included him in its “Technology 100,” a list of individuals “likely to shape the direction and growth of New York’s economy for years to come.”

Mr. Delaney received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.

John Hamlin is Chief Counsel, Employment, Benefits and Governance for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., one of the world’s leading professional services firms with over 60,000 employees in approximately 90 countries.  The firm’s operating companies include Marsh, Mercer, Guy Carpenter, and Oliver Wyman.  Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan, he was Of Counsel with the law firm of Paul, Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP.  While in private practice, he represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, before various state and federal courts and administrative agencies, and provided advice on an array of personnel-related issues.  Mr. Hamlin served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable B. Avant Edenfield, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia in Savannah.

Mr. Hamlin is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  He has published various articles on employment law and has presented at numerous seminars on assorted employment-related topics.  In 2014 he was recognized as one of The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist “Corporate Counsel 100: Rising Stars,” which recognizes leading in-house lawyers for innovation, quality and excellence.  He was selected by the International Law Office and the Association of Corporate Counsel as the recipient of the 2015 ILO Global Counsel Award for Employment Counsel of the Year.  He is the recipient of a 2016 First Chair Award for Top Employment Counsel.   

Mr. Hamlin earned a J.D. with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Connecticut Journal of International Law

Marcelo Halpern is a partner with the firm's Business group and is co-chair of the firm’s national Technology Transactions & Privacy group.  Marcelo's practice focuses on transactional and strategic matters involving the development, deployment and distribution of technology.  His clients include global "FORTUNE 100" companies, start-up and emerging growth companies, as well as U.S.-based and international governments and non-profits. His experience includes structuring and negotiating technology and intellectual property-oriented strategic alliances and joint ventures; software, data and content licensing; outsourcing and ERP implementation transactions; counseling on digital strategy concerns including open source licensing, data security, data use and privacy issues; hosting, cloud computing and software services agreements; data analytics and contract licensing; research and development transactions; private labeling, co-branding and other marketing and distribution strategies; and intellectual property and technology issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financing and bankruptcy transactions.


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., 1992
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., 1985

Professional Recognition

  • Chambers' USA Guide to Leading Business Lawyers, 2004 - present 
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - Present(2016 Technology Law "Lawyer of the Year" for Chicago)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers Network, 2004 - present 
  • Legal 500, Leading Lawyer, 2005 - present

Professional Leadership

  • Practising Law Institute, Understanding the Intellectual Property License program, Chair
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online, Board of Directors, Immediate Past President
  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), Membership Committee, Local Representative 
  • American Bar Association, Science and Technology Section, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Computer Law Committee, Member

Michael Mensik is the global co-coordinator of Baker & McKenzie's Global Information Technology/Communications Law practice.  Ranked as a leading Technology and Outsourcing attorney by Chambers Global 2007, Mr. Mensik is described by that publication as “erudite and popular.”  According to clients “he is an expert in a variety of topics and knows the best person in every office around the world for your situation.”

In 2009, Mr. Mensik was inducted into the Outsourcing Hall of Fame by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.  The PLC Which Lawyer 2010 rankings listed Mr. Mensik as a “leading” outsourcing professional, its highest accolade.  In 2011, Who’s Who Law Business Research Ltd. listed Mr. Mensik at one of the world’s pre-eminent Internet, e-Commerce and Data Protection lawyers.

Mr. Mensik was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and resided in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, until 1964.  He attended Stanford University (B.A., Economics, with distinction, 1976) and the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall (J.D. and M.A., Economics, 1980).  While a student, Mr. Mensik attended Pontificia Universidad Católica del Per? in Lima, Peru.  He is admitted to practice law in Illinois.

Primary Areas of Practice:  IT/Communications


Law School/Graduate School:  Northwestern University School of Law Degree: J.D., May1997
                                                        Honors: Cum Laude, Deans List


Work History:   Baker & McKenzie 1996 – Present

Primary Areas of Practice:     Technology Transactions


Law School/Graduate School:     UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall


Work History:

Firms –

  • Morgan Lewis
  • Dewey & LeBoeuf


Prior In-house Experience –

  • Eclipsys Corporation (Healthcare IT & Software company)


Primary Areas of Practice: Management Consulting / Outsourcing

Work History: KPMG, AT&T & Technology Partners, International

Richard Maroney is a founding Managing Partner of ThinkSolutions, Inc.  Richard has 27 years of IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing and financial experience.  He has extensive expertise structuring, negotiating, implementing and managing multi-billion dollar outsourcing relationships.  Rounding out his outsourcing expertise, Richard also has significant experience in financial management, resource staffing and planning, asset sales, and contractual terminations.  Richard’s onshore and offshore projects have spanned Applications Development & Maintenance, IT Infrastructure & Help Desk, Billing & Customer Care, Finance & Accounting, and Check Processing.  He has worked in the Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications, Transportation, Manufacturing, Energy, Financial Services and Real Estate industries.  Prior to forming ThinkSolutions, Richard was an outsourcing specialist at TPI for 8 years and at AT&T for 13 years where he held various leadership positions (including CFO for Service Engineering and Development), managed outsourcing service providers and implemented major accounting systems.  Before joining AT&T, Richard was with KPMG and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Professional Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Primary Areas of Practice:  Barbra’s primary areas of practice are Commercial transactions, contracts and business counsel.   Barbra currently manages a legal team supporting Caterpillar’s Global Supply Network Division, Global Information Services Division, Human Services Division and the Corporate Real Estate group.  Barbra’s previous experience at Caterpillar has included serving as Caterpillar’s lead Antitrust Compliance Counsel, Asia Pacific Counsel working in Singapore, Mergers & Acquisitions counsel and providing support for marketing, distribution, direct sales, logistics and procurement business units.    Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  Caterpillar has more than 116,000 employees, major operations facilities in more than 20 countries, 178 independent dealers across the globe and there are over three million Cat products at work around the world.

Law School/Graduate School:  Pace University School of Law, J.D. (1995); Bradley University, MBA (2003)

Work History:  Practiced in law firms in the New York City and Long Island prior to joining Caterpillar in 2000

Professional Memberships:  Admitted to the Bar in Illinois, New York and Connecticut;  Member of the ABA, Illinois Bar Association and New York Bar Association.

Primary Areas of Practice:  Technology transactions, outsourcing, privacy / security

Law School/Graduate School:  University of Georgia School of Law

Work History:  Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Alston & Bird

Professional Memberships:  Board of the Technology Law Committee of the IBA

Rebecca Eisner is Partner-in-Charge of Mayer Brown's Chicago office and previously served as a member of the Global Partnership Board.  She has over 20 years of experience representing clients in hundreds of matters in three main areas: outsourcing, emerging technologies, and data privacy and security.

In outsourcing, Rebecca has represented clients in many industries in complex global technology and business process outsourcing transactions of all types. She also has experience with re-structuring and re-negotiating outsourcing transactions, in-sourcing, managing acquisitions and divestitures in outsourcing transactions, and termination of outsourcing arrangements, and other strategic sourcing relationships. In emerging technologies, Rebecca has advised clients negotiating with emerging technology providers on private and public cloud SaaS, PaaS and IaaS agreements and on appropriate regulatory, risk management, privacy, data protection, data use and analytics and licensing terms for cloud contracts. She has also represented clients in data acquisition and data analytics agreements. In traditional technology transactions, Rebecca has extensive experience in software development, robotic process automation and artificial intelligence  agreements, database licensing and use agreements, ERP implementations, systems integrations, hosting and data center agreements and hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements. In security and data privacy, Rebecca regularly advises clients in global data transfers and privacy issues, privacy assessments, privacy compliance, and appropriate security and privacy measures in supply chain and third party contracting. She also advises on e-commerce issues, such as electronic contracting and signatures, and web site design and review. Rebecca is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the outsourcing field by Chambers Global (“1” ranking in Outsourcing), Chambers USA (“1” ranking in “Nationwide: Outsourcing” and “Illinois: Technology & IT Outsourcing”) and Legal 500 (recognized in “Technology Outsourcing”). Best Lawyers named Rebecca as its Chicago Technology Lawyer of the Year for 2015. Profiles in Diversity Journal has named her a “Woman Worth Watching”.

William A. Tanenbaum is Co-Head of the Technology Transaction practice at Arent Fox, the leader of the Health Care IT section, and a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice. He is a Past President of the International Technology Law Association. Bill’s practice focuses on technology, cybersecurity and intellectual property, with an emphasis on IT and IP transactions, Health Care IT, outsourcing, data transactions, cloud services, strategic intellectual property counseling, and the technology and IP aspects of corporate transactions. He advises clients on upgrading computer systems and integrating cloud, mobile, social media, Big Data and the Internet of Things into existing IT systems.

In 2016, Bill was named as one of the Top Five IT Lawyers in the U.S. by Who’s Who Legal, and recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers in Outsourcing in Chambers Global.  He was previously named “Lawyer of the Year” in IT in New York by US News & World Report/Best Lawyers. Bill is ranked in Band One in Technology & Outsourcing in New York and in Band Two nationally by Chambers: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He is recognized by Legal 500 as a “leading authority” on Technology & Outsourcing. Bill is also recognized as an “IP Star,” as a “Life Science Star,” as one of the “Clean Tech 100” (by Managing IP Handbook 2016, LMG Life Science Guide 2016, and LMG Clean Technology and Renewable Energy Guide), and is the only lawyer Officer of SIM (NY Chapter), an industry CIO association.

Bill has been ranked in Chambers since 2003. Chambers found that clients say that Bill: “is a brilliant lawyer. I cannot imagine working with anyone else;” “brings extremely high integrity, a deep intellect, fearless and a practical, real-world mindset to every problem;” is “at the stage in his career where no issue is unfamiliar or too complex or intimidating to take on;” and “is efficient, solution-driven and makes excellent judgment calls.”

Other leading legal ranking publications agree and find that Bill ‘is one of the “IP lawyers I have worked with” (Clean Tech Guide”); “has a fantastic reputation and clients ‘couldn’t wish for a more skilled lawyer’” (Who’s Who Legal); is “endorsed by all as a ‘strong, pragmatic lawyer who knows exactly how to get a deal done’” and "a leading authority security [and] privacy" (World’s 250 Leading Patent and Technology Lawyers); “draws on a truly impressive array of technology law expertise" and “has particular expertise in cloud computing, big data, social media [and] mobile computing” (Legal 500).

Clients also rely on Bill for IP litigations and settling disputes. He led a team that won a patent litigation victory for a health care client at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He serves as an advocate in arbitration and as an arbitrator. He was appointed to the 2016 “List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals.” The List is administered by the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Bill founded and chairs PLI’s annual Health Care IT Conference, founded and co-chairs PLI’s annual Outsourcing Conference, speaks on IP Licensing and IT at PLI’s IP Law Institute, on outsourcing at Sourcing Interests Group Global Summits and on the cloud, data sharing and IT-enabled cybersecurity at other industry and legal conferences.

Brad Peterson is a partner in our Chicago office and a co-leader of our global Business & Technology Sourcing practice at Mayer Brown.  As a corporate technology lawyer, Brad helps global companies work more effectively with their technology and operations suppliers, including helping insurers in outsourcing and re-sourcing IT, finance, claims and other back office functions. In the past five years, he has represented clients in increasing numbers of contracts with digital services providers, including cloud, data analytics, “as a Service” and automated process scopes and cyber security and privacy issues related to those scopes.

Dina Ganz Traugot is Associate Group General Counsel and Chief Contracts Counsel at Travelers.  As the head of the Contracts and Technology Legal Group, Dina leads a team of lawyers and paralegals who have responsibility for advising on various mobile, social media, website, cloud, open source, outsourcing and other technology legal issues, as well as structuring and negotiating technology, data/content licensing, marketing and many other types of deals.  Prior to joining Travelers, Dina was Associate General Counsel at Moody’s Corporation, with responsibility for global vendor contracts, intellectual property and privacy.  Dina also served as VP and Technology Counsel at Lehman Brothers; Director, Business & Legal Affairs at A&E Television; Counsel at Dow Jones; and Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton.  Dina graduated with an A.B. from Brown University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Gregg Goldman is currently the Global Head of Regulatory Relations, Compliance & Legal in Group Sourcing at UBS AG.  Previously, he was the Global Head of Outsourcing Legal, as well as the Americas regional lead for Data Management, Privacy, and IP litigation,  and served as the head of legal for UBS's captive service center in Nashville. Gregg joined UBS in 2002 and has held several other positions, including the Head of Legal for IT and Group Offshoring for UBS AG, and began at UBS as the Global Head of IP Legal for UBS Investment Bank.  Prior to joining UBS, Gregg practiced in the Patent and Litigation groups at Proskauer Rose in NY.  Gregg holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from the University of Buffalo, and a J.D. from the George Washington University.  He is admitted to practice in NY and TN, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Michael J. Cammarota is an Associate General Counsel for Accenture and is one of two Regional Leads for Contracting in North America that supervise a team of approximately 70 lawyers that facilitate ease of doing business in deal shaping and negotiations with clients.

Prior to joining Accenture in 2005, Mr. Cammarota held various positions in IBM’s legal department.  His responsibilities included antitrust analysis, contract drafting and negotiation of all types of customer and supplier contracts, dealing with issues pertaining to employment law, intellectual property, general corporate, mergers and acquisition and tax and supervising outside counsel on litigation.

Mr. Cammarota received a BA from St. John’s University in 1982 and graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 1985, where he was an editor on the Law Review.