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Nancy Leon Esq. LLM
  • Intellectual property
  • Strong public speaker
  • Business development and staff engagement
  • Fluent in Spanish (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), Portuguese (basic)
  • Bar Admissions Mexico (2002), New York (2013)
IP Ferrante September 2017 to Current Marketing & Training and Development Manager
Hong Kong, Central
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan to be implemented in the next three years.
  • Review current internal processes and propose solutions for a more efficient workflow.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to attorneys on the development of learning solutions (e.g., learning needs analyses, formulation of learning objectives and KPIs, identification and development of appropriate design and delivery mechanism to meet needs of target audience, evaluation of learning outcomes and business impact. 
  • Coordinate business development with the law firm partners and sales department. 
  • Coordinate communications between key clients and attorneys.
  • Provide advise on high profile cases.
Pan American Health Organization November 2014 to August 2017 Strategic Initiatives & policy compliance Assistant
Washington, DC
  • Developed  training plans, coordinated and delivered training for an organization with 2000 employees in Headquarters and Latin American country offices related to its Enterprise Resource Planning system (PAHO Management Information System-PMIS).
  • Assisted Functional partners and stakeholders in procuring the services of external learning design and development vendors to do the detailed design and build of learning programs, performance support tools and other learning solution. 
  • Advised functional subject-matter experts on effectively and efficiently creating blended learning solutions. 
  • Contributed to the development of learning standards, frameworks and toolkit that were used across the organization by learning focal points.
  • Implement change management strategy and staff engagement program.
  • Planned staff outreach strategies for diverse projects, respect in the work place, PAHO's values, and others.
  • Delivered presentations on various topics related to the ERP system, change management, training, and upcoming policies.
  • Delivered training on Workday business processes and reports as result of my extensive knowledge of the system.
  • Budget coordination for the implementation of the training and change management program in HQ and the Americas region.
  • Analyzed, researched and developed policy and procedure documents related to WHO/PAHO policy framework.
Pro-Bono Practitioner January 2014 to Current Attorney at Law
Washington, DC
  • Research, analyze, and draft motions and memos of law related to human rights violations and the rights of refugees in support of their immigration cases. 
  • Outreach the Latin-american community to provide immigration law information utilizing publications and fliers.
  • Organize informational sessions on immigration topics in Spanish for the Latin-american community. 
  • Connect people in need of legal services with lawyers.
  • Outreach newly barred attorneys to promote pro-bono work for minorities.
  • Research, analyze, and draft motions and memos of law related to human rights violations and the rights of refugees in support of their immigration cases. Provide legal advice regarding intellectual property rights (trademarks, copyrights, and domain names).
  • Register copyrights for start-ups and young artists. Draft and negotiate legal documents such as contracts and Cease & Desist letters. Deliver clinics on IP matters such as branding to entrepreneurs, through  a non-profit organization.    
Dennemeyer & Co. LLC September 2010 to December 2013 Legal & Marketing Advisor
Chicago, IL
  • Developed and implemented a marketing and branding strategy for the company.
  • Business Development, outreached clients and potential clients through marketing campaigns as sales opportunities for the legal services and the company's software products.
  • Coordinated attendance to conferences on Patent or Trademark topics.  
  • Performed trademark prosecution and maintenance of large intellectual property portfolios.
  • Managed and coordinated with outside counsel litigation in Latin American countries on matters related to trademark, patent, and contract law.
  • Drafted company's standardized legal service contract and power of attorney template, to be used by the company branches, which improved productivity and minimized the risk of contract misinterpretation.
  • Worked successfully with cross-functional teams in the Chicago, Luxembourg, and Munich offices.
Jeffrey B. Rubin, P.C November 2008 to June 2010 Paralegal
Boston, MA
  • Outreached the Latin community through attending events, publishing newspaper articles, and organizing informational sessions "Know your rights" to promote the firms legal services.
  • Prepared and submitted immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications, and assisted with the labor application process.
  • Researched and drafted various type of motions for clients placed in Deportation, Removal and Exclusion proceedings before the immigration court.
  • Researched, analyzed, and drafted motions and memos of law related to human rights violations and the rights of refugees in support of their immigration cases.
  • Provided pro-bono legal assistance for low-income individuals in their immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications as well as representation for asylum seekers (refugees).
Attorney at Law Trade & Logis Consulting S.C August 2004 to October 2006 Mexico City, Mexico
  • Engaged in business development promoting the firm's legal service.
  • Advised on laws and regulations related to imports and exports
  • Litigated cases before the Federal Administrative Boards pertaining to customs law.
Cohen, Romo, and Associates January 2000 to September 2001 Junior Associate
Mexico City, Mexico
  • Position held under work-study program while completing final year of Bachelor's in Law.
  • Provided legal advice and registration of patents, designs, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Drafted franchise agreements and renewals.
  • Advised and provided representation on real estate purchase transactions.
  • Oversaw that clients' business transactions were legally compliant.
Suffolk University Law School May 2008 Global Law and Technology Intellectual Property and International Law and Business Boston, MA
Sorbonne University 2003 European Law Paris, France
University Anahuac del Norte Jun 2001 Bachelor of Arts: Law (LLB) Mexico City, DF, Mexico
Professional Affiliations
INTA( International Trademark Association), HBADC (Hispanic Bar Association of DC), HNBA (Hispanic National Bar Association), NYCLA (NY County Lawyers Association), and ABA-IPL (American Bar Association).
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Professional Overview

Experienced commercial, product and transactional attorney with excellent communication, leadership, organization and cross-functional skills. Team player that works well under pressure, efficient, can multi-task with ease, articulate and detail-oriented. Equipped with sound legal, technology, and business judgment and strong analytical, strategic and research skills. Maintains high level of confidentiality, integrity, dedication, and approaches all tasks with an ethical and results-oriented attitude.

Professional History
Senior Director, Legal Counsel, 08/2019 to Current
ChargePoint, Inc Campbell, CA
  • Prioritize and allocate resources to meet business' global expansion targets, and implementation of same.
  • Work with product, engineering and other internal teams to understand and advise concerning relevant consumer laws, compliance and other regulatory constraints.
  • Consult with product development and service & support teams to draft and execute new contractual agreements, SLA's and meet continuing customer demand as business and market landscape evolves.
  • Work with business applications team to consider and implement new legal management and process-oriented solutions for legal team.
  • Trusted advisor to internal teams to articulate risks and tradeoffs.
  • Assist with corporate governance matters.
Senior Legal Counsel, 07/2018 to 08/2019
ChargePoint, Inc. Campbell, CA
  • Draft, negotiate, and review various types of consumer, commercial and technology-related agreements including inbound/outbound licensing agreements (SaaS), sales, facilities, professional services, non-disclosure agreements, MOU's, data sharing and other types of commercial and consumer contracts relating to hardware and software products.
  • Review and negotiate RFP's, utility, government and municipal contracts, O&M/partner, reseller, manufacturing, and marketing, public relations, and human resource agreements both domestically and internationally.
  • Partner and collaborate with executives and key internal business stakeholders including finance, sales operations, engineering, and marketing during negotiations and with the implementation of new products and procedures.
  • Interface with outside counsel concerning global matters including, but not limited to expansion efforts and localization of agreements, compliance, tax and other such matters.
  • Handle complex assignments and/or projects at the direction of General Counsel, including merger/acquisition, partnership agreements, new product agreements and other product counsel matters.
  • Lead drafting and negotiation of all legal and contractual matters relating to internal energy solutions and electric vehicle fleet teams.
  • Manage high volume of enterprise level deals under tight schedule and deadlines.
  • Drive improvements to existing legal templates and processes.
Legal Counsel, 07/2017 to 07/2018
ChargePoint, Inc. Campbell, CA
  • Provide day-to-day legal support, business focused counseling, and advice for sales, business executives and enterprise level personnel.
  • Build critical relationships with legal colleagues and key stakeholders to effectively provide practical legal and strategic advice to assist the business in meeting its objectives.
  • Drive and contribute to legal projects as needed.
  • Draft and negotiate non-disclosure agreements, subscription software license agreements, technology licenses, distribution agreements, professional services and other commercial agreements.
  • Collaborate with sales leadership and internal stakeholders to close deals and meet end-of-quarter goals.
  • Spot and understand revenue recognition issues and collaborate with revenue and accounting teams.
Partner, 08/2015 to 07/2017
Binder & Malter, LLP Santa Clara, CA
  • Strategic business planning including origination of contracts and agreements relating to corporate formation, dissolution and other general corporate transactions.
  • Collaborate with counsel and review relevant portions of Federal and State securities filings (10-K, 10-Q and 8-k), as well as review and draft corporate minutes and resolutions.
  • Advise committees and boards (profit and non-profit) regarding duties, obligations and expectations.
  • Evaluate company and individual financials in order to effectively negotiate out-of-court settlements, institute payment plans, implement workouts or to reorganize.
  • Effective negotiation and settlement of litigation and other disputes.
  • Bankruptcy representation involving the review, drafting, defending or objecting to Motions in Federal Court including, but not limited to: cash collateral, executory contracts and leases, appointment of a Trustee or Receiver, Relief from Stay, fraudulent and preferential transfers, Debtor examinations, nondischargeability, and Chapter 11 Plan and Disclosure Statements.
  • Preparation and review of bankruptcy monthly and quarterly operating reports, status conference statements, bankruptcy petition and schedules, Proof of Claims and other Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 pleadings and forms.
  • Secured creditor rights and remedies including enforcement of guarantees, debt collection and negotiation; and drafting and negotiating security agreements, licenses and contracts.
  • Asset and Exemption planning and analysis, financial risk mitigation.
  • Real estate representation including property acquisition and disposition, promissory notes, deeds, secured financing, landlord and tenant, leasing and management, non-profit housing contracts and funding, and some exposure to permits and licenses.
  • Spearhead marketing initiatives and corporate development.
  • Promoted new business and expanded firm's professional network through attendance and participation in community, government and industry events.
Attorney, 05/2005 to 08/2015
Binder & Malter, LLP Santa Clara, CA
  • Reviewed, drafted, negotiated and advised regarding various real estate leases and agreements as well as commercial and corporate agreements and transactions including asset purchase agreements (inside and outside of bankruptcy), non-disclosure agreements, master purchase agreements, goods and services agreements (including maintenance and consulting services), license/sublicense and software agreements, pricing letters, co-development agreements, professional services agreements and other related business/commercial contracts and licenses.
  • Advised executives and management regarding indemnity, compensation, corporate legal governance, competition and other relevant areas of law.
  • Advised clients regarding investment, corporate finance matters, financing transactions, and asset acquisitions.
  • Analyzed regulatory, banking and financial matters using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Prepared and successfully defended debtor and creditor motions in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Identified, oversaw, engaged and sought approval of outside counsel. Negotiated fees and modified retention agreements to meet industry and practice standards.
Legal Assistant/Law Clerk, 02/2000 to 05/2005
Binder & Malter, LLP Santa Clara, CA
  • Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions
  • Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files
  • Managed and organized all aspects of corporate and LLC-based legal transactions coordinating document flow and logistical preparation for complex legal transactional closings
  • Assembled and electronically filed motions, orders and moving papers in federal and state courts
  • Prepared, filed and recorded various security agreements, including UCC-1 financing statements
Professional Memberships
  • State Bar of California, 2005-present
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, 2005-present
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association- Judiciary Committee, 2017
  • Campbell Union School District - Oversight Committee (Bonds & Parcel Tax), 2017-present
  • Santa Clara County - Consumer Affairs Advisory Commission, 2017
  • Inns of Court (Congressman Don Edwards), Executive Member 2005-2017 and President 2010 & 2016
  • Bench-Bar Liaison Committee Member (United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern Division), 2012-2015
  • Program Awards Committee Member, American Inns of Court, 2011-2014
Juris Doctorate, 2003 Lincoln Law School - San Jose, CA
Attended night school while working full-time
Bachelor of Arts, 1999: Sociology, Law & Society Emphasis University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Other Interests
  • Football/Basketball, Snowboarding, Hiking, Cooking/Entertaining and Travel
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An Accomplished Trial Attorney and former Government Administrator who communicates clearly and effectively to zealously advocate the positions of my clients. A wordsmith who drafts every pleading taking into consideration that the matter may go to trial.

  • Certified NYC Small Claims Arbitrator
  • Sat as lead attorney in more than 100 trials including Matrimonial, Family Law, and Criminal cases
  • Obtained favorable settlements for 98% of cases.
  • Former Candidate for New York State Assembly 10th District (2012)
  • Gave St. John's University's Spring 2001 Valedictory Address
  • Member of the St. John's University nationally ranked Mock Trial Team (1999)
  • Chairman of Student Government, Inc. Budget Committee - responsible for $1.2 million budget
  • Awarded Frederick J. Easterly Award for Most Outstanding Student Government, Inc. Member, 2001.

  •  American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Public speaking expertise
  • Legal writing
  • Matrimonial Law specialty
  • Family law
  • Active listener
  • Criminal defense
  • Contract negotiation
  • Court policies and programs
  • Effective conflict resolution
  • MS Office
  • Legal/non-legal research
  • Sound judgment
  • Strong research skills
  • In-depth Criminal Law knowledge

  • Legal correspondence preparation
  • Marital settlement agreements
  • Expertise in legal proceedings
  • Excellent investigative and reporting skills
  • Decisive
  • Excellent judgment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Managing classroom for diverse populations
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Motivating students
  • Technological instruction
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Positive learning environment
  • Proofreading/editing
Work History
Partner 10/2014 to Current
Gemelli Gross & Dujmic, P.C. Forest Hills, New York
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Presented key evidence and exhibits during civil trials.
  • Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during the course of a trial.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Filed appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
  • Reviewed and negotiated legal documents relating to the Matrimonial industry.
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Department Supervisor/ Trial Associate 07/2012 to 10/2014
Wilens & Baker, P.C New York, New York
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Presented key evidence and exhibits during civil trials.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
  • Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.
  • Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
Attorney/ Owner 10/2010 to 07/2012
Law Office of Joseph S. Dujmic Huntington, NY
  • Specialize in the areas of Matrimonial Law, Family Law, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Presented key evidence and exhibits during civil trials.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
  • Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.
  • Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
  • Explained available courses of action and possible repercussions of cases to clients.
  • Managed a high-volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Researched, wrote and filed all motions, writs and briefs for each case.
Assistant County Attorney 02/2009 to 10/2010
Suffolk County Attorney's Office Central Islip, NY
  • Drafted numerous memoranda of law and legal opinions on behalf of the County Attorney Drafted an Amicus Curiae to the US District on behalf of the Suffolk County Attorney regarding a matter vital to the economy of Suffolk County Drafted an appeal regarding an abuse and neglect finding Drafted numerous violation of supervision and violation of orders of protection petitions and OTSC Responsible for document preparation of Kendra Law Petitions Draft Orders to Show Cause and Removal Orders in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases Conference Child Support Cases on behalf of the Suffolk County Department of Social Services.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
  • Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
Deputy Chief Of Staff 02/2007 to 02/2009
Office of the Suffolk County Executive Hauppauge, NY
  • Personally supervised more than one hundred (100) staff members serving in various governmental roles on a daily basis
  • Drafted Legislation at the County Executive's request
  • Composed Veto Messages on behalf of the County Executive
  • Oversaw all repairs of county facilities and acquisitions of new properties as the County Executive's sole representative on the Space Management Steering Committee
  • Served as the County Executive's Senior Liaison to all Suffolk County Department Heads
  • Brokered an agreement between New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission and Suffolk County Limousine Companies, which allowed said companies to operate legally within New York City
  • Served as the County Executive's Chief Lobbyist at the Charter Review Commission
  • Implemented new time accounting record within the Office of the County Executive
  • Responsible for planning, implementing and executing all plans for the County Executive's agenda.
  • Appeared and testified before numerous Suffolk County Legislative committee meetings lobbying the members in support of County Executive sponsored legislation
Adjunct Professor 09/2005 to 01/2008
St. John's University NY

  • Taught the course Discover New York.
  • Taught more than 30 students each semester.
  • Created engaging and dynamic lessons with an emphasis on improving students' written and verbal communication skills.
  • Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.
  • Coached students on public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Emphasized the importance of academic honesty with students and instructed them on proper citation of research sources.
  • Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades.
  • Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
J.D.: Criminal Law/ Family Law/ Trial Advocacy June 2007 New York Law School - New York, NY Trial and Appellate Advocacy Oral Advocacy
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice May 2001 St. John's University - NY

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