Pursuing his clients' interests has given Jerry Ferguson extensive experience protecting and exploiting intellectual property, technology, and new media assets. His diverse experience includes designing privacy and data protection compliance programs, responding to data security breaches, developing intellectual property portfolios, negotiating transactions, and successfully trying cases. His clients include banks, insurers, global retailers, luxury goods companies, web-based marketers and data analytics companies. Engaging deeply with his clients, Jerry brings the benefit of his multi-disciplinary perspective to every issue he faces as he assists client in solving problems, creating opportunities and achieving their objectives.
Jerry serves as Co-Leader of BakerHostetler's national Privacy and Data Protection team and the New York office Coordinator for the Intellectual Property, Technology and Media group. He is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler's Data Privacy Monitor blog and has authored numerous published articles. Jerry frequently speaks before client and industry groups, such as the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Advisen, ExecuSummit, the National Association of College and University Attorneys, Practising Law Institute, and the New York State Bar Association.
Privacy and Data Protection
Ari Gabinet is an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of OppenheimerFunds, one of the oldest and largest independent investment management firms in the country. In his role, Ari oversees the firm’s Legal, Compliance, and Internal Audit functions, providing legal, regulatory, compliance and control testing to all OppenheimerFunds business units.
Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds in May 2010, Ari was a principal in Vanguard’s legal department, where he was responsible for legal teams covering investment management; brokerage, distribution, transfer agency and advice; litigation, shareholder services, and data security; and tax and international matters.
From 2003 through 2005, Ari was head of the Philadelphia office of the Securities and Exchange Commission, responsible for the SEC’s enforcement and regulatory examination programs in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Previously he was a litigation partner at Dechert, LLP, and began his career at Wilkie Farr & Gallagher.
Ari graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College.
Thomas Moriarty is Executive Vice President, Chief Health Strategy Officer and General Counsel for CVS Health. In this role since October 2012, Moriarty leads the company’s legal and government affairs teams. A seasoned executive with many years of legal, regulatory and health care experience, Moriarty most recently served as General Counsel at the Celgene Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for global legal strategy and served on the company’s Management Committee.
Prior to that, Moriarty spent 12 years at Medco Health Solutions where he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and also as President of Global Pharmaceutical Strategies. He served on the company’s Executive Committee and was a critical advisor to the team that developed and executed Medco’s strategic merger with Express Scripts. Previously, Moriarty worked at various positions in the Office of the General Counsel at Merck & Co., the global biopharmaceutical company. He began his career at the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Ferdon in New York.
Moriarty received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College.
Alfreda Bradley-Coar, as a legal leader and strategic business partner, has built a record of leading in regulated industries. During her 20 years at GE, she has held leadership positions in Healthcare, Insurance and Financial Services businesses.
Carla L. Heiss is Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary of Bunge Limited, a Fortune Global 150 agribusiness and food company based in White Plains, NY. She joined Bunge in 2003.
She is responsible for leading the company’s global corporate compliance program and strategy. Additionally, she manages and advises senior management and the Board of Directors on securities laws, significant international mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate governance, capital markets transactions and human resources and executive compensation matters.
Prior to joining Bunge, she was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she practiced in the capital markets and international finance practice groups. Ms. Heiss received her law degree from the George Washington University Law School and her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.
Constance E. Bagley is Professor in the Practice of Law and Management at Yale University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Yale Law School. Her work focuses on law and strategy and how managers, entrepreneurs, and lawyers can use the law and legal tools to create realizable value and to manage the firm more effectively. She is a skilled public speaker and facilitator, and her clients include MassMutual Financial, PepsiCo, Microsoft, CVS Caremark, and Colson Associates.
Professor Bagley received the Excellence in Teaching Award at the Yale School of Management in 2009 and again in 2013. Previously, she was an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and Senior Lecturer in Law and Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Before joining the Stanford faculty in 2000, she was a corporate securities partner in the San Francisco office of Bingham McCutchen where she represented a variety of public companies, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and start-ups. She was also a member of the faculty of the Young Presidents’ Organization International University for Presidents in Hong Kong and Prague.
She is the author of Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century (7th ed. 2012) and Winning Legally: How Managers Can Use the Law to Create Value, Marshal Resources, and Manage Risk (2005) and the coauthor (with Craig E. Dauchy) of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Law (4th ed. 2011). Her articles include “Pharmaceutical Public-Private Partnerships: Moving from the Bench to the Bedside,” published in the Harvard Business Law Review, and “Winning Legally: The Value of Legal Astuteness,” published in the Academy of Management Review. She is the Business School Editor of the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Law (EshipLaw) web channel on entrepreneurship.org.
Professor Bagley served as president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and she received the Academy’s Senior Faculty Award of Excellence in 2006. She served on the National Adjudicatory Council of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority from 2005 – 2008.
She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Harvard Law School where she was invited to join the Harvard Law Review. She received her A.B., with Honors and Distinction, from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa her junior year. In recognition of her pioneering work on the intersection of law and management, she received an honorary doctorate in economics from Lund University in 2011.
Henry Weissmann is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Mr. Weissmann represents organizations operating in regulated industries in administrative proceedings, high-stakes class actions and challenges to government regulations. In 2010, BTI recognized Mr. Weissmann as one of its 165 “Client Service All-Stars,” which are selected by corporate counsel. He also is consistently ranked by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Weissmann has extensive experience in class actions. He has defended clients in over 25 class actions in jurisdictions nationwide, including:
Yale University (J.D., 1987)
Claremont McKenna College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1984) Phi Beta Kappa
Judge James L. Buckley, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1987-1988
Justice Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court, 1989-1990
Jane Sherburne is Principal of Sherburne PLLC, a legal consulting firm providing strategic advice in crisis environments and in connection with regulatory policy developments. Over the past 14 years, Ms. Sherburne has served as General Counsel to financial institutions (BNY Mellon, Wachovia and Citi Global Consumer Group), managing large legal departments and acting as the primary legal and government relations advisor to Boards and Senior Management.
Ms. Sherburne also practiced law as a litigation partner at the Washington D.C. law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, joining the firm in 1984. Her practice focused on representing clients in matters requiring crisis management, including media relations and matters involving Congressional investigations and internal government and corporate investigations. Ms. Sherburne interrupted her private law practice from 1994 to 1997 to serve as Special Counsel to the President in the Clinton White House, managing the response to ethics investigations of the President and Mrs. Clinton by Congress and the Independent Counsel.
Ms. Sherburne is a member of the Boards of Directors of Teledyne Technologies, Inc. and HSBC North America Holdings. She is Chairman of the Board of the National Women’s Law Center, and involved in numerous other non-profit activities. She is a member of the Committee for Economic Development and Co-Chair of its Money & Politics Subcommittee, and a Member of the American Law Institute. Ms. Sherburne also serves on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States, to which she was appointed by President Obama in July 2010. She is also a member of the Perella Weinberg Partners Advisory Board.
She received her B.A. and M.S.W. from the University of Minnesota and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
SVP & Deputy General Counsel
Mary Coyne is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel – Litigation, for Verizon Communications, responsible for all aspects of commercial, IP and consumer dispute resolution and e-discovery. Ms. Coyne began her service to the Verizon family of companies in 1999 in Bell Atlantic’s state regulatory practice, and has handled litigation and related issues at Verizon Wireless, Verizon Business, and Verizon DC.
Prior to Verizon, Ms. Coyne practiced law at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering and Stone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann & Hutchinson, and clerked for the Honorable Edith Brown Clement of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and the Honorable Jacques L Wiener of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Ms. Coyne is a 1991 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School where she graduated with Honors. She also received a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago, and her undergraduate degree from the George Washington University.
Mauricio Paez advises global clients on privacy and data protection, cross-border intellectual property and technology commercial transactions, and strategic sourcing and outsourcing matters. In addition, he advises clients on the acquisition and disposition of technology assets and intellectual property rights worldwide.
As a co-chair of the Firm's global privacy practice, he advises Fortune 100 companies on all legal aspects of privacy and information security. He regularly advises clients on current and emerging information management, privacy, security, and data protection laws. He has assisted clients in developing and implementing worldwide policies and compliance procedures for handling and safeguarding personal and company information, maintaining and transferring customer and employee information, and regulating data transfers with third parties. He conducts privacy assessments and information security policy audits and assists clients in handling and responding to data security incidents on a worldwide basis. Mauricio advises clients on U.S. laws (such as GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA/FACTA, and security breach notification obligations) and data protection compliance risks in other major jurisdictions (Canada, EU, Latin America, and Asia).
Mauricio's practice is also strong in multijurisdictional sourcing and outsourcing arrangements. His recent representations involve assisting Sprint Nextel in the sourcing of next generation wireless infrastructure equipment to be used to upgrade Sprint's nationwide wireless network. His involvement ranges from assisting clients with competitive requests for proposals, multiple vendor negotiations, setting up offshore captive operations, sourcing partnerships, and multijurisdictional outsourcing transactions.
Mauricio is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Sprint Nextel acquires next generation wireless infrastructure equipment to upgrade nationwide wireless network
Xcel Energy reviews its data protection plans
Micron Technology forms MeiYa Technology Corporation, a joint venture with Nanya Technology Corporation
Areas of Focus
Privacy & Data Security
Licensing & Technology Transactions
Honors & Distinctions
Recognized in The Legal 500 US (2010) as a leading individual in global data protection and privacy who gives "practical, business-oriented advice"
Rutgers University (J.D. 1996; School of Planning and Public Policy 1993; B.A. 1992)
New York, New Jersey, and United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Primary Areas of Practice: Business Disputes, Class Action Litigation, Intellectual Property, Appellate
Law School/Graduate School: New York University School of Law
Prior to joining Zuckerman Spaeder’s New York office as partner in 2014, Ms. Stevenson was a litigation partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she had practiced since 1998.
Ms. Stevenson has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters for clients in federal and state court, as well as at arbitration, including contract and business tort cases, labor and employment disputes, securities cases, environmental claims, intellectual property matters, and class actions. Her work has been recognized in legal industry rankings such as Legal 500, Super Lawyers and Law 360, who named her a “Rising Star” in 2011.
Litigation Committee, New York City Bar
Primary Areas of Practice: Commercial Transactions
Law School/Graduate School: University of Colorado at Boulder
Work History: Marc Walters is Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft and currently leads the legal team that supports Microsoft’s WW Services organization. Marc joined Microsoft in November 2010, and prior to that held senior legal commercial roles at Oracle Corporation, Sun Microsystems, StorageTek and US WEST. Marc is part of Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Diversity Outreach Team, and co-author of “Growing Diversity and Inclusion,” ACC Docket July 2011.
Professional Memberships: Colorado Bar
Primary Areas of Practice: Corporate Law, Media & Entertainment Law
Law School: Georgetown Law School, J.D. 1983
Primary Areas of Practice
Law School/Graduate School
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1985
Ricardo A. Anzaldua is executive vice president and general counsel of MetLife, Inc. He was appointed to this position in December 2012. Anzaldua leads the company’s global legal operations, and oversees MetLife's corporate secretary's office and corporate ethics and compliance group.
Anzaldua joined MetLife from The Hartford Financial Services Group, where he was senior vice president and associate general counsel. There, he led legal support for the two largest operating divisions (commercial and consumer markets) after a three-year tenure leading the legal teams supporting the corporate secretarial, securities, corporate governance, tax, mergers & acquisitions, technology, bankruptcy and real estate functions.
Prior to joining The Hartford, Anzaldua was a partner with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. He began his legal career with the firm upon graduation from Harvard Law School in 1990.
Before law school, Anzaldua was the publications director and senior editor of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, a University of California think tank focusing on research relating to Mexico and U.S.-Mexican relations, as well as Latin America more generally.
Since 2015, Anzaldua has been a member of the board of directors for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) and LatinoJustice. He also became a member of the board of directors for Breaking Ground, a New York City supportive housing developer and manager, in 2014. Since 2007, Anzaldua has also been a member of the board of directors of the Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation and currently serves as its president. He is also a trustee and pro-bono general counsel of the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, an international nonprofit focused on economic and community development and empowerment in the developing world.
Sabine Chalmers is the Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary to the Board of Directors at AB InBev. Ms. Chalmers is a US citizen of German and Indian origin and holds an LL.B. from the London School of Economics. She is qualified as a solicitor in England and is a member of the New York State Bar. Ms. Chalmers joined AB InBev in January 2005 after over 12 years with Diageo plc where she held a number of senior legal positions in various geographies across Europe, the Americas and Asia including as General Counsel of the Latin American and North American businesses. Prior to Diageo, she was an associate at the law firm of Lovells in London, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Chalmers is a member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Modelo. She also serves on several professional councils and not-for-profit boards, including the Association of Corporate Counsel and Legal Momentum, the United States’ oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls.
Sheila Kearney Davidson is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of New York Life Insurance Company. In addition to leading the company’s legal operations, she also oversees its compliance, governance and public relations functions.
Ms. Davidson joined New York Life in 1991 and has served in many leadership positions in legal, compliance and administrative areas. She was appointed to New York Life’s Executive Management Committee in January 2001.
Ms. Davidson is a member of the New York State Bar. She serves on the boards of Fairfield University, Madison Square Park Conservancy, St. Luke’s School, the Citizens Budget Commission and the Life Insurance Council of New York.
Ms. Davidson graduated cum laude from Fairfield University with a B.A. She received her J.D. from George Washington University. She resides in New York City with her husband and two sons.
Solomon D. (“Sol”) Trujillo is an international business executive with three decades’ experience as CEO of large market cap global companies in the US, the EU, and Asia-PAC – including US West (now CenturyLink), Orange (now France Telecom) and Telstra, the Australian media-communications company.
A digital pioneer with many "firsts" in the telecommunications, technology, and media space, Sol has been a long-time champion of high-speed broadband and a pioneer of smart phone innovation and its integration with the mobile Internet to stimulate productivity and innovation across all sectors of the economy. He has managed operations in more than 25 countries – including developed and emerging markets from the EU and North America to China, South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Sol currently sits on corporate boards in the US, EU, and China – including in the US, Western Union and ProAmerica Bank; WPP plc, the EU-based advertising and public relations multinational; and in Asia, SouFun Holdings Ltd., China's leading real estate Internet portal, and China's Silk Road Technologies, where he is board chairman.
Sol has previously served on the boards of Target, Bank of America, PepsiCo, EDS, Orange, Telstra, and Gannett, the newspaper chain that includes USA Today. In the public sector, Mr. Trujillo served as a trade policy advisor to the Clinton and Bush administrations and remains active on public policy issues related to immigration, trade, productivity, and fiscal affairs.
In recognition of his lifetime commitment to workplace diversity, Sol received the Ronald H. Brown Corporate Bridge-Builder Award from President Clinton in 1999. Most recently, Sol received the prestigious National Hispanic Hero Award from the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), recognizing his distinguished career and pioneering achievements in the telecommunications industry, his advocacy on behalf of Hispanics, and his leadership of on-going initiatives to re-brand the Hispanic community.
Born in 1951 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Mr. Trujillo holds a Bachelor of Science in business and an MBA (finance) from the University of Wyoming with honorary doctorates from the University of Wyoming and the University of Colorado.
Steve Falk is executive vice president and general counsel for Cardinal Health. In this role since 2009, Mr. Falk leads the company’s legal department and serves as secretary to its board of directors. Prior to his current role, Mr. Falk was executive vice president and general counsel for the company's former Healthcare Supply Chain Services segment. He also served as vice president and general counsel for the Pharmaceutical Technologies and Services segment prior to its sale to the Blackstone Group in 2007, and as head of the legal department’s mergers and acquisitions team.
Prior to joining Cardinal Health in 1997, Mr. Falk was an associate attorney with Baker & Hostetler, LLP. He received his juris doctorate from the University of Michigan.
Michael advises clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues related to privacy and information governance, including development and implementation of global privacy programs, management of vendors, and integration of privacy into emerging technology and business models. He has deep international and incident-management experience.
Prior to joining Promontory, Michael worked at Microsoft, where he was responsible for all aspects of information governance for enterprise customers in the services division, ensuring that its information technology infrastructure was in compliance with the safe harbor framework between the United States and the European Union. He also resolved enterprise-wide customer-privacy concerns and created Microsoft’s first computerized privacy training specifically for engineers. Michael served as head of privacy for Barclays Wealth in London, where he was responsible for ensuring that all the bank’s operations, products and services were compliant with privacy laws in multiple jurisdictions. For the wealth division, he led the development of a privacy dashboard that provided real-time updates on the status of privacy risks, controls, incidents, audit points and related projects. He also conducted on-site privacy and banking-secrecy risk assessments and advised on the development of the bank’s IT infrastructure. For Barclays Bank, he was responsible for all regulator engagement on privacy issues and helped develop an innovative privacy risk assessment and mitigation program that won a Privacy Innovation Award by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Michael also worked in the corporate privacy office of FleetBoston Financial, ran a law practice in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and clerked with the Superior Court of Connecticut.
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
B.S., criminal justice, Northeastern University
Enu A. Mainigi is a Partner at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. She has extensive experience in complex civil and criminal litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country and has tried multiple cases.
A significant part of Ms. Mainigi’s practice includes leading the representation of corporations and individuals under investigation by the government either criminally or in the context of the civil False Claims Act. Ms. Mainigi has defended a significant number of health care companies, PBMs, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, nursing homes, accounting firms and other companies contracting with the government as well as major executives at all stages of criminal or False Claims Act investigation and litigation. Ms. Mainigi has spoken frequently on topics related to government investigations and the False Claims Act.
Ms. Mainigi also routinely defends corporations in commercial disputes involving civil fraud, breach of contract, ERISA and breach of fiduciary duty, including in the multi-jurisdictional or class action setting. She also advises corporations on internal investigations and compliance issues. In recent years, Ms. Mainigi has also devoted a portion of her practice to both products liability defense and legal malpractice defense.
Ms. Mainigi is a current member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and a past member of the Firm’s Hiring Committee. In the winter of 2010-2011, Ms. Mainigi spent several months as Chair of the Transition of Governor Richard L. Scott of Florida, a long-time client of the Firm. Ms. Mainigi joined Williams & Connolly LLP in January 1997 and was elected to the partnership in December 2002. Immediately prior to joining Williams & Connolly LLP, Ms. Mainigi served as Director of Policy and Research for Senator Robert Dole’s 1996 Presidential campaign
J.C. Rozendaal is a partner at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, PLLC, in Washington, D.C. He represents clients in complex business and intellectual property litigation, principally in federal court. He regularly tries patent-infringement cases to juries and served as lead trial counsel in Ricoh Co., Ltd. v. Quanta Computer Inc., which resulted in a $14.5 million verdict for his client. He has litigated patents on a wide variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, aseptic packaging systems, optical disc drives, medical ultrasound, Voice-over-Internet-Protocol, and streaming video technology. He also regularly briefs and argues cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
A former law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and D.C. Circuit Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, he holds degrees from the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with highest honors); University of Oxford (M.A., B.A., with first-class honors), where he was a British Marshall Scholar; and University of Texas at Austin (B.A., Plan II, with highest honors and special honors in Zoology). He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Federal Circuit Bar Association
Mark Roellig is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (“MassMutual”), the parent company of a global, growth-oriented, diversified financial services organization, listed 94th in Fortune’s ranking of America’s largest corporations with more than $651 billion in total assets under management. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his capacity as MassMutual’s General Counsel, Mark is responsible for all the legal affairs of the Company and advises management and the board of directors to ensure that MassMutual complies with corporate-governance requirements and safeguards the interests of MassMutual’s policyholders. He is also responsible for the corporate secretary, corporate compliance, internal audit, government relations and the Corporate Business Resources and Real Estate and Facilities Departments of MassMutual. Prior to joining MassMutual in 2005, he served as general counsel and secretary to three public companies before their sale/merger: Fisher Scientific International Inc., Storage Technology Corporation (“StorageTek”) and U S WEST Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, his law degree from George Washington University and his MBA from the University of Washington. Mark is currently an adjunct facility member at the University of Colorado Law School and teaches a class on “An Introduction to In-House Practice”.
Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr., is executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Walgreen Co., based in Deerfield, IL. He joined Walgreens in September 2011 after having held general counsel roles with United Airlines, Inc., Schering-Plough Corporation, Baxter International Inc., and American Medical International, Inc. Sabatino earned a bachelor of arts degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., in 1980 and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1983. He is a member of the bar in Massachusetts, Illinois and California. He serves on the board of directors of Alliance Boots, GmbH; the board of directors and executive committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel; the advisory board of Corporate Pro Bono; the board of directors of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution; and the board of directors of the Chicago Zoological Society.