Contract Attorney

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Oma Wippler

oma.wippler@gmail.com | (163) 915-9793 | Stamford, CT

Summary


I have over 4 years of experience as a Contract Attorney. I have represented clients in all stages of litigation, from pre-trial investigation to trial and appeal. I am experienced in drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses, motions, briefs, settlement agreements, and other legal documents. I have also conducted extensive legal research on a variety of topics. In addition to my law practice experience, I have also worked as a mediator and an arbitrator

Experience


Contract Attorney at Littler Mendelson, P.C., CTJun 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and drafted three commercial contracts totaling $2 million in value.
  • Researched and wrote a 50-page memo on the enforceability of non-compete clauses under state law.
  • Led a team of four contract attorneys in reviewing, redlining, and negotiating a 200-page software license agreement.
  • Wrote an article that was published in The legal Journal on the topic of best practices for drafting indemnification provisions in construction contracts.
  • Presented at a continuing education seminar on recent developments in contract law.

Associate Contract Attorney at Jackson Lewis P.C., CTSep 2018 - May 2022

  • Negotiated and created contracts for over 100 new clients, which resulted in an increase of $1 million in company revenue.
  • Wrote and edited 50+ legal documents such as pleadings, discovery requests/responses, motions, etc.
  • Conducted extensive research on various legal issues including copyright law, trademark law, licensing agreements, etc.
  • Participated in 30+ client meetings to discuss the progress of their case and provide updates/strategies moving forward.
  • Successfully managed a caseload of 20+ active cases at any given time.

Education


Juris Doctor at Yale UniversitySep 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to research and write legal briefs, how to think like a lawyer, and how to advocate for my clients.

Skills


  • Legal research
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Negotiation
  • Legal writing
  • Client communication
  • Courtroom experience
  • Time management

Jerilynn Krambeck

jerilynn.krambeck@gmail.com | (134) 145-8880 | Honolulu, HI 96822

Summary


As a contract attorney, I have over 4 years of experience in reviewing and drafting documents, negotiating terms, and providing legal advice on various contracts. My work has spanned across multiple industries including construction, technology, healthcare, and finance. In each role, I have utilized my keen eye for detail to ensure that all contractual agreement are fair and protect the interests of my client. Furthermore, I am adept at mediating disputes between parties and finding creative solutions that satisfy all sides. Above all else, I pride myself on being a trusted advisor who always puts the needs of my clients first

Experience


Contract Attorney at Aloha Legal, HIApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and drafted 50+ contracts for clients in the software, hardware, and service industries.
  • Provided legal advice to clients regarding negotiation strategies, contract terms, risks and benefits associated with proposed agreements.
  • Created templates for standard agreement types (e.g., NDA, SaaS Agreement) which were used by the company on a regular basis.
  • Saved the company an estimated $100k per year in outside counsel fees by drafting and negotiating most contracts internally.
  • Developed strong working relationships with internal business teams to ensure that contractual obligations aligned with business objectives.
  • Managed contracting process from start to finish for 100+ transactions annually.

Associate Contract Attorney at The Law Office of Michael P. Conner, HISep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Reviewed and negotiated 50+ contracts for a large corporation, saving the company an average of 15% per contract.
  • Led training sessions on effective negotiation techniques for 20+ employees.
  • Successfully resolved 100% of contract disputes without going to litigation.
  • Wrote 10 articles on various aspects of business law that were published in industry-leading magazines.
  • Negotiated and drafted 5 complex international agreements with companies in 4 different countries.
  • Served as outside counsel to 3 small businesses, providing them with comprehensive legal support.

Education


Juris Doctor at University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of LawAug 2014 - May 2018

I have learned how to think critically and analytically about legal problems, how to research and write about legal issues, and how to advocate for my clients in both written and oral form.

Skills


  • Contract law
  • Legal research
  • Drafting contracts
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Reviewing contracts
  • Analyzing legal issues