PALO ALTO, CA – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Legal Counsel is pleased to announce that Erika Eichler, Adam Levy and Jay Parkhill have joined the firm in Of Counsel positions. Mr. Levy joins Armor Legal after having served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Siebel Systems, responsible for technology licensing from 2003 until 2006. Mr. Levy brings strong experience to Armor Legal in venture capital, corporate securities, technology licensing and employment law.
Mr. Levy joins former colleagues RoseAnn Rotandaro, the firm’s founder, and Susan Tien, who has been Of Counsel to Armor Legal since January 2005.
The three attorneys met 10 years ago when practicing law at the prominent firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati. They reunite at Armor Legal following in-house counsel positions at different technology companies in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Levy stated, “I am very excited to join Armor Legal Counsel. RoseAnn has built a firm that fills a vital niche for companies in Silicon Valley. I am eager to contribute to Armor’s growth.”
Ms. Eichler joins Armor Legal Counsel after spending almost seven years in-house at Siebel. At Siebel, Ms. Eichler provided in-house legal support in a variety of areas including licensing, and commercial transactions. Before joining Siebel, Ms. Eichler practiced law at the firm Bowles & Verna.
“This is an incredible opportunity,” said Ms. Eichler. “Armor Legal allows me to expand my career in a new and challenging way. I look forward to working with a wide variety of Silicon Valley companies as an integral part of Armor Legal’s team.”
Mr. Parkhill joins Armor Legal Counsel after having been with the Montgomery Law Group from January 2005 until June 2006. Prior to that time, Mr. Parkhill was with Niesar & Diamond. Mr. Parkhill has extensive experience in licensing, strategic partnership and development agreements. His expertise extends to intellectual property, employment law, corporate governance, financing and merger and acquisition matters.
“I am delighted to join RoseAnn and the other members of the Armor Legal team,” said Mr. Parkhill. “Armor Legal Counsel provides a strong platform to expand my practice as part of a successful team meeting the needs of a diverse client base.”
“We are excited that Erika, Adam and Jay have decided to join Armor Legal Counsel,” said RoseAnn Rotandaro, the firm’s founder. “They augment the firm’s purpose to provide corporate clients with experienced legal representation combined with practical business experience.”
About Armor Legal Counsel
Armor Legal Counsel, Professional Corporation, provides corporations with experienced, reasonably priced, in-house legal representation on an outsource basis. The firm meets companies’ needs to expand bandwidth in legal departments; substitute for staff attorneys on leave; serve as a part time General Counsel; and handle discreet legal matters.
Practice Areas include corporate governance, employment law, securities law, financing, merger and acquisition, licensing and commercial agreements. Armor offers tangible benefits to its corporate clients by combining high-caliber legal expertise with the responsive familiarity of in-house corporate counsel.
Please visit the Web site at www.armorlegal.com.
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