Todd H. Eveson
Todd Eveson is the Financial Institutions practice group leader and a member of the executive committee at Wyrick Robbins. His practice is focused on corporate law, securities law, mergers & acquisitions and banking law. He has extensive experience in the representation of public companies, bank regulation, corporate governance, securities law compliance and reporting, and executive compensation. He also regularly represents issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. Prior to joining Wyrick Robbins, Eveson practiced with Gaeta & Eveson, PA in Raleigh. He is a member of the board of advisors for the UNC School of Law’s Center for Banking and Finance. Eveson received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Bill Freivogel is an independent consultant to law firms on ethics and professional liability. He practiced law in Chicago and Danville, Illinois for over twenty years as a trial lawyer with expertise in antitrust, civil rights, constitutional law, products liability, and intellectual property. Since 1987 he has concentrated on legal ethics and lawyer malpractice, serving as senior vice president and loss prevention counsel for Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (ALAS), and as senior vice president – loss prevention for Aon Risk Services. He publishes Freivogel on Conflicts as an online resource dedicated to conflicts of interest. He frequently writes and speaks about issues of ethics and professional conduct. Freivogel received his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
William A. Frey
Will Frey is an organization and professional development specialist in the Office of Human Resources at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he also is an instructor of mindfulness-based stress reduction for the Program on Integrative Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He is also trained in communication skills, facilitation, conflict resolution, leader development, and various disciplines of meditation. Will is the author of Ease Into Freedom: Keys for Reducing Stress and Unlocking Your Potential published in 2016. Frey is a certified professional co-active coach and holds undergraduate degrees in psychology, chemistry, and medical technology and a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on organization training and development.
Julie J. Song
Julie Song is a Vice President in the Office of General Counsel at Quintiles, where she oversees the Company’s legal activities related to litigation, internal investigations, compliance, and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Quintiles, she practiced law with WilmerHale in Washington, DC, where she advised and defended clients in complex parallel proceedings involving securities laws matters, and also practiced law with Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP in Raleigh. She served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Alexander Williams, Jr. for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Julie taught in Houston, TX through Teach For America and served as a Presidential Management Intern at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget prior to law school. Song earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master in Public Policy degree from Harvard Kennedy School, and her law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Courtney B. Thomas
Courtney Thomas is Vice President and Counsel at the Research Triangle Park office of Credit Suisse. He advises on corporate governance, transactional and U.S. bank regulatory matters, and coordinates with foreign legal teams to assess the implications of U.S. related business matters on U.K. and Swiss regulatory filings. He also manages Credit Suisse’s Legal Associates Program, its Secondee Program and is a Co-Chair of the General Counsel Diversity Committee. Before joining Credit Suisse, Courtney practiced with Richards Kibbe & Orbe, LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City. His practice included representation of investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, and other financial institutions in connection with various corporate transactions including, mergers and acquisitions, leverage lending and the purchase and sale of U.S. and international distressed assets. Thomas is a graduate of Duke University and received his law degree from New York University School of Law.
Caroline Hubbell Yingling
Caroline Yingling is the general counsel of Moore & Van Allen where she advises on matters related to risk management, professional liability, and legal ethics. She oversees the conflicts department, works with firm management to assess and address issues pertaining to risk and compliance. Prior to serving as general counsel she was a member of the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring group. She was a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Myron H. Bright, senior circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Yingling received her undergraduate degree from Davidson College and her law degree from Boston College Law School.
Lissa L. Broome
Broome is the Wells Fargo Professor of Banking Law and Director of the Center for Banking and Finance. Professor Broome teaches Banking Law and Secured Transactions. She is the co-author of the Regulation of Bank Financial Service Activities, a banking law casebook, and co-author of Securitization, Structured Finance and Capital Markets. She also directs the Director Diversity Initiative which works to increase the diversity of corporate boards of directors through its training programs, advocacy, research, and diverse director database. She also serves as the University’s Faculty Athletics Representative. Broome received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and her law degree from Harvard Law School.
Thomas Lee Hazen
Hazen is the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Law. Professor Hazen teaches Business Associations and Securities Regulation, and is the author or co-author of casebooks in corporations, corporate finance, broker-dealer regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation. He is also the author of a widely regarded six-volume treatise on Securities Regulation, a three-volume treatise on derivatives regulation, and a two-volume treatise on broker-dealer law. He has served as an expert witness in a number of high profile securities cases. Hazen received his undergraduate and law degrees from Columbia University.