Corporate Attorney

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Iman Renicker

iman.renicker@gmail.com | (150) 105-5784 | Portland, ME

Summary


Experience


Corporate Attorney at Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC, MEMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and drafted a settlement agreement between two major corporations, resulting in a $5 million payout to the client.
  • Wrote an amicus brief on behalf of the company that was ultimately accepted by the Supreme Court, leading to a favorable ruling for the client.
  • Successfully argued a motion to dismiss in federal court on behalf of a Fortune 500 company, saving them millions of dollars in potential liability.
  • Drafted and negotiated multiple complex contracts worth tens of millions of dollars for various clients.
  • Resolved dozens of disputes through mediation or negotiation without having to file litigation.

Senior Corporate Attorney at Preti Flaherty, MEJul 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Negotiated and closed a $100 million corporate acquisition on behalf of client.
  • Defended a Fortune 500 company in a putative class action lawsuit alleging false advertising, resulting in the dismissal of the case.
  • Successfully represented an individual shareholder in a derivative suit against the board of directors of a publicly-traded corporation.
  • Obtained summary judgment for insurance company client in coverage dispute arising out of multi-million dollar construction defect claim.
  • Wrote winning brief forclientin appeals court, overturning lower court’s ruling and saving millionsof dollarsforcompany.

Associate Corporate Attorney at Bernstein Shur, MEJul 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Successfully negotiated and drafted 10+ complex commercial contracts with clients, resulting in $5M in annual revenue for the company.
  • Successfully represented the company in 3 arbitration cases, saving the company $1.5M in potential damages.
  • Drafted and implemented new corporate policies that reduced risk of liability by 30%.
  • Successfully prosecuted 2 patent infringement cases on behalf of the company, recovering $3M in damages.

Education


Juris Doctor at University of Maine School of LawSep 2010 - May 2015

Some skills I've learned are how to effectively research and write legal documents, how to critically analyze legal problems, and how to argue both sides of a legal issue.

Skills


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

Elinor Vidler

elinor.vidler@gmail.com | (187) 464-9542 | New York, NY

Summary


Experience


Corporate Attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, NYApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and drafted a $100 million dollar joint venture agreement between two Fortune 500 companies.
  • Led the legal team for a successful $1 billion merger between two publicly traded companies.
  • Resolved a long-standing dispute with another company that resulted in savings of over $5 million dollars per year.
  • Wrote and negotiated several key contracts that are critical to the operation of our business, including agreements with suppliers, customers, and partners.
  • Managed all aspects of litigation for XYZ Corporation.

Senior Corporate Attorney at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, NYJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 5 attorneys in the negotiation and drafting of a complex $1 billion joint venture agreement.
  • Successfully represented a Fortune 500 company in an arbitration proceeding against its former CEO, resulting in the recovery of over $100 million for the client.
  • Defended a major pharmaceutical company in a False Claims Act case brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, resulting in no liability for the client.
  • Obtained dismissal of all claims against a national bank arising out of alleged mismanagement of customer accounts, saving the bank millions of dollars in potential damages.

Associate Corporate Attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, NYSep 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Negotiated and drafted 10+ complex commercial contracts per month on behalf of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and summarized 100+ pages of legal documents per day.
  • Researched and wrote memos on various legal issues such as copyright law, patent law, trademark law etc.
  • Successfully defended the company in 5 court cases involving breach of contract claims.

Education


Juris Doctor at Columbia Law School, NYSep 2011 - May 2015

The skills I've learned while studying Juris Doctor are critical thinking, research, writing, and oral advocacy.

Skills


  • Legal research
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Courtroom experience
  • Legal writing
  • Client communication