Hudson Cook, LLP, April 2011 to present.
Practice includes assisting clients with compliance with state and federal consumer protection and related laws as they develop and maintain mortgage lending, automobile finance and other credit programs.
Real Estate and Business Transactions Associate, Thomas J. Mulrenin & Associates, LLC, Annapolis, MD, April 2010 to March 2011. Handling complex real estate transactions with a focus on commercial leasing for national and regional landlords. Also advising clients on financing issues, and mergers and acquisitions.
Business Organizations and Transactions Associate, Hershner Hunter LLP, Eugene, OR, September 2005 to January 2010. Advised regional banks and small to medium-sized businesses regarding financing and real property issues and helped business clients navigate issues such as choice of entity, limitation of liability and buy-sell agreements. Also negotiated and drafted contracts including work-out agreements, commercial leases, real estate purchase and sale agreements, merger agreements and purchase and sale agreements for asset sales and stock sales.
Litigation Associate, Hershner Hunter LLP, Eugene, OR, September 2005 to January 2007. Assisted in all aspects of civil litigation including drafting pleadings and motions, jury instructions, and appellate briefs. Also assisted with depositions, trial preparation, jury selection and arguments.
Law Clerk, Karnopp Petersen LLP, Bend, OR, May 2004 to July 2004.
Research Assistant, The Boston Foundation, September 2003 to April 2004.
Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Justice, Salem, OR, May 2003 to August 2003.
Reporter and Copy Editor, The Bulletin, Blend, OR, May 1998 to May 2002.
Correspondent, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, September 1996 to April 1998.