James R. Waite, Esq., is a corporate and transactional attorney with over 25 years of experience in buying, selling and leasing businesses, equipment and real estate. Mr. Waite has served as General Counsel, CEO, CFO and COO for companies ranging from airlines to equipment lessors. He wrote the American Rental Association’s book on rental contracts, writes Rental Management’s monthly “Legally Speaking” article, and routinely presents at industry association conferences. Mr. Waite is a veteran of the United States Air Force, has a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University, and an MBA from Northwestern University.
Mr. Waite can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lidia Pinto, Esq. is a senior corporate lawyer with over 15 years of experience serving as inside and outside counsel for various multinational companies, with experience particularly providing service to large Japanese groups doing business worldwide. Ms. Pinto is experienced with transactions involving contracts, corporate law, international trade, taxation, and cross-border issues. Ms. Pinto is a lawyer with different language skills and has an LLM degree in Commercial and Business Law from Liverpool John Moores University – England.
Ms. Pinto is fluent in both English and Portuguese and conversational in Spanish
Ms. Pinto can be reached at email@example.com
Hannah Powers is the Director of Administration for the James Waite Law firm. Ms. Powers is experienced in project management, document review, establishing business systems, developing and implementing technological solutions, creating and executing marketing campaigns, facilitating internal & external communication, web management, social media, managing accounts receivable, and customer relations. Ms. Powers graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colorado State University and is currently pursuing her master’s degree.
Hannah can be reached at Hannah@jameswaitelaw.com
Brian S. McQuinn, Esq., is a corporate attorney with six years of experience serving as inside and outside general counsel for various companies. Mr. McQuinn’s areas of practice include corporate formation and governance, debt and equity financing, IP protection and licensing, real estate, employment issues, as well as the creation and negotiation of client and vendor contracts. Mr. McQuinn received a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
Mr. McQuinn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Levy has more than 10 years in the equipment industry as a sales and marketing leader, currently serving in the role of Vice President, Business Development. Prior to joining James Waite Law, Nancy held jobs as a Financial Analyst for Unisys in San Jose, CA, Finance Manager for Symantec Corporation in Santa Monica, CA and Finance Manager for Cadence Design Systems/Tality Corporation in San Jose, CA. Nancy holds a BBA in Finance from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.
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Richard Kaufman is a corporate and litigation attorney with over 30 years of experience. Richard previously served as a trial attorney for nine years with the U.S. Attorneys’ Office in Denver. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he specialized in employment discrimination claims litigating over one hundred cases and tort claims brought against the United States government, including medical malpractice and catastrophic injury claims. Before joining the Department of Justice, he served seven years as Deputy Attorney General of the State of Colorado where he was Chief of the Enforcement Division and responsible for litigating securities, tax, Medicaid and consumer fraud cases on behalf of the State of Colorado. In addition, he was the liaison for the Attorney General to both the Governor and the Colorado General Assembly including legal analysis of all enrolled bills sent to the Governor and presenting the Attorney General legislative agenda to the General Assembly through testimony before legislative committees. Richard is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Mr. Kaufman can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attorney Scott Stephenson is a thirty-year attorney and graduated with his law degree in 1990 from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. Once out of law school, he worked as a misdemeanor and felony prosecutor in both Wichita County and Midland County, Texas from 1990 until 1999.
Following, he worked for Attorney General John Cornyn as the Director of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, a criminal division in the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). He later served as the General Counsel for the same division. Scott most recently served 15 years for the Texas Department of Transportation in the Contract Services Division where he was responsible for reviewing every type of negotiated contract TxDOT handles, taught contracting classes to department staff, and negotiated high-dollar purchase orders.
He has extensive experience with the entire body of private entity agreements involving TxDOT, including professional services contracts, environmental agreements, right-of-way acquisition provider agreements, donation agreements, radio tower leases, purchase orders, etc. Additionally, Scott has reviewed the myriad of intergovernmental agreements for TxDOT, specifically interagency agreements, interlocal and interstate agreements, federal agreements, multiple-use agreements, and advance funding agreements.
Mr. Stephenson can be reached at Scott@jameswaitelaw.com
Alexandra is a first-year J.D. student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is from Fort Worth, Texas, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Alexandra earned a BBA in Management with a Pre-Law focus and a certificate in International Business Studies. As an undergraduate student, Alexandra was an officer for the American Business Women’s Association student chapter and an active member of her sorority, Pi Beta Phi. Alexandra is passionate about business and plans to pursue a career in corporate law. She is currently a student contributor for the Race to the Bottom. This student-faculty blog provides a forum for discussing trends and case law updates on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, cryptocurrency, and securities law. Additionally, Alexandra is an active member of the Business Law Society at Sturm College of Law and The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law.
Ms. Ong can be reached at Alexandra@jameswaitelaw.com
Rene Del Barco is a University of Puget Sound Coolidge Otis Chapman Honors Program graduate. He received a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and two minors in Bioethics and Mathematics. While at the University of Puget Sound, he was the three-year captain of the Varsity Men’s Tennis Team, the President of the Interfraternal Council, and he completed biochemical research on the synthesis of Bismuth Nanoparticles. Rene received numerous awards and recognitions while at the University of Puget Sound such as the Roderick MacArthur Award for excellence in Presentation of the Honors Thesis and the Robin Hamilton Award for Attitude and Effort which led his team to achievement. He has professional experience in the healthcare industry as an operating room technician, an emergency medical technician, and a construction site medical technician.
Rene is fluent in both English and Spanish and conversational in French
Rene can be reached at Rene@jameswaitelaw.com
Gregory Dole is a senior attorney with James Waite Law, with over 27 years of experience as an International Trade attorney.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1970, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy on the USS Midway, and subsequently attended Georgetown Law.
Greg spent the next 4 years working for the senior Republican on the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, and had the distinct honor to work for President Ronald Reagan as the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs. Following, he then devoted 27 years working as the International Trade attorney with the Boeing Company-the largest U.S. exporter of manufactured goods.
Mr. Dole can be reached at email@example.com
Roberto Santos is the Managing Director of Trusts & Taxes Consulting a boutique tax and business consulting firm. Mr. Santos is an Attorney and Public Notary with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance, his role as a management consultant with over 10 years of experience delivering comprehensive business plans, operational structures, international tax plans, business succession, executive estate planning, design of optimized businesses structures, financial and tax modeling and guidance to business management and individuals and design and implementation of private equity funds.
Mr. Santos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Toig, Esq., is a corporate and transactional attorney with experience as in-house general counsel for a Fortune 250 company and a Denver-area public utility. He has specialized in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts.
While attending Colorado College, Mr. Toig survived a near-fatal motor vehicle accident. He overcame these life-altering injuries, including the loss of his left eye, to graduate from Colorado College with a BA in History and then earned a Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law where he founded a student group to advocate for law students with disabilities.
Mr. Toig is currently a board member of Colorado Consumer Insurance Council, an active member of the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce, and the Colorado State Bar Association.
Andrew can be reached at: Andrew@jameswaitelaw.com