Bernard A. Burk
Bernie is a visiting professor at Campbell Law. He spent four years at the UNC School of Law, a year at Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, and over 25 years in private practice in San Francisco at what is now Arnold & Porter LLP. He is the co-author of Big But Brittle: Economic Perspectives on the Future of the Law Firm in the New Economy, published in the Columbia Business Law Review. He received a B.A. at Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford.
Andrew T. Knowles
is the Assistant General Counsel Legal Operations, US Pharma IT client group
with GlaxoSmithKline. He focuses on supplier relationship sourcing, governance
and dispute resolution issues. He works with US Pharma business clients
regarding legal issues related to online marketing initiatives and other
business unit clients involved in global IT outsourced services relationships. He
was a long-time systems analyst for Delta Air Lines providing mainframe
software development and systems support. Knowles received his undergraduate
degree from Emory and his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law.
Bradley D. Kohn
is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with Cree, Inc. in RTP. Prior to
joining Cree in 2013, he was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary with MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. He also spent 8 years
as a Partner with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP where he represented a
variety of leading Silicon Valley technology companies in mergers and
acquisitions, corporate securities transactions, and general corporate matters.
Kohn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.
McHugh is a Strategic Partnership Associate in the Citrix ShareFile Business
Development team. Prior to Citrix he worked in the offices of two
different North Carolina Governors. Under Governor Easley he worked in
the Legislative Office, tracking legislative and regulatory changes,
researching legal issues, drafting legislative language, and supporting the
Governor’s Liaison team. He was also the Governor’s Office’s first Ethics
Liaison. In Governor Perdue’s administration John was the senior policy
analyst for the Office of Economic Recovery and Investment, overseeing more
than $22 billion in federal funding. In his role current role he develops
partnerships within the legal industry, focusing primarily on relationships
with Bar Associations, Law Schools and the creation of educational
content. John received his undergraduate degree from the University of
Richmond and his J.D. from the University of North Carolina Law School.
James K. Wagner, Jr.
is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Apogee Legal, a technology-enabled
professional services organization focused on the legal and regulatory fields. Jim began his career at Bryan Cave in Atlanta,
practicing in the fields of M&A, private equity and global
outsourcing. Since then, he has served
as an entrepreneur, founder, and executive at some of the industry’s greatest
success stories. He has been responsible
for the startup and operation of companies that have executed dozens of
acquisitions, combinations, and recapitalizations representing hundreds of
millions of dollars in enterprise value. Jim is co-inventor for multiple patents related to the field of
analytics and automation for electronic discovery. In addition to his role at Apogee Legal, Jim
is a principal at Lean Law Ventures, an investment firm focused
exclusively on investing in better solutions for the business of law. He received his undergraduate degree from the
University of Tulsa and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law.
Lee M. Whitman
is a trial attorney with Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP whose practice
focuses on complex litigation, including healthcare and shareholder derivative
actions. Lee has tried jury and non-jury cases in both state and federal courts
and before the American Arbitration Association. He also litigates health care
Certificate of Need (CON) cases at the Office of Administrative Hearings and
has appeared many times in the North Carolina Business Court, North Carolina
Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Whitman received his
undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the
University of North Carolina School of Law.
Christopher M. Zochowski
is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s Washington, D.C. office and serves as
co-chair of the firm’s mergers & acquisitions, securities, & corporate
governance practice, and chair of the firm's permanent capital solutions group.
He is a general corporate practitioner who works extensively with both domestic
and international clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, public and
private securities transactions, specialty finance transactions, cross-border
and domestic project and structured finance transactions, and debt
restructurings. He has worked across a wide range of practice areas and
industries, with a particular focus in recent years on the financial services,
energy, automotive, and paper and packaging industries. Zochowski received his
undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the George
Washington University Law School.
Lissa L. 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
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. Hazen 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