CLE Presenters

Thomas Jackson, Esq. - Partner, Jones Day

Jones Day

Thomas R. Jackson, Esq. is a partner at Jones Day, resident in its Dallas office. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation in the securities, intellectual property, and antitrust areas, and he also represents clients in a variety of commercial disputes. A council member for the Dallas Bar ...

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Thomas Jackson, Esq. Retired

Jones Day - Retired

 Thomas R. Jackson, Esq. is a former partner at Jones Day, from which he retired in 2016. He focused his practice on complex commercial litigation in the securities, intellectual property, and antitrust areas, and he also represented clients in a variety of commercial disputes. A council member for the ...

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Matthew Jacobs, Esq.

Black Duck Software, Inc.

Matthew Jacobs, Esq. is Vice President and General Counsel at Black Duck Software. Mr. Jacobs oversees the worldwide legal affairs of Black Duck, including managing licensing and contract negotiation, managing the company’s intellectual property portfolio and advising senior management on day-to-day legal affairs. Prior to joining Black ...

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Joshua A. James, Esq.

Bryan Cave LLP

Joshua A. James, Esq. is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Bryan Cave LLP, where he is in the Antitrust and Competition group and a member of his firm’s Data Privacy and Security Team. His practice is focused on advising clients on complying with ...

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Brian A. Jones, Esq.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Brian A. Jones, Esq. is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in its Chicago office. He focuses his practice on patent litigation and prosecution. He has industry experience in electronic circuit design, systems integration and quality assurance, spanning the industries of wireless ...

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Jeffrey Jones, Esq.

Jones Day

With more than 30 years of experience in class actions, multijurisdictional matters, and complex commercial litigation, Jeff Jones has defended clients against damage claims of $1 billion or more. Jeff has litigated in over 35 states throughout the United States and served as national or regional coordinating counsel in matters involving securities ...

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Zachary Kelman

Kelman PLLC

Zachary Kelman principal at (Kelman PLLC ), a law firm specializing in financial technology and cryptocurrency. He is formerly Head of Compliance & Legal at, a leading FinTech company in Southeast Asia. During his tenure, was a recipient of one of the first Virtual ...

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David Andrew Kern, Esq.

Jones Day

David Andrew Kern, Esq. is a partner at Jones Day, where he practices in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and securities laws in U.S. and international settings. He has experience representing issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings and other equity and bond offerings, and also ...

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Elaine Drodge Koch, Esq.

Bryan Cave LLP

Elaine Drodge Koch, Esq. is a partner in the Kansas City office of Bryan Cave LLP. Her practice focuses primarily on employment litigation, civil rights litigation and business torts, in addition to counseling clients on employment issues. Ms. Koch served as the Global Leader of the Labor and Employment ...

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Ann Kotlarski, Esq. - Ann Kotlarski Mediation

Ann Kotlarski Mediation

After 30 years as a successful employment and business/commercial trial lawyer, Ann brings her
wealth of experience and skills to JW to serve as an arbitrator and mediator. In her 3 decades as
an associate, partner and rainmaker she has tried, arbitrated, and mediated hundreds of cases

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