Team

We are fortunate to collaborate with preeminent professionals with diverse backgrounds to deliver first-rate advice and representation

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Ellie K. Vilendrer

Attorney

Ellie K. Vilendrer is a top-rated corporate attorney (AV-rated on Martindale Hubbell, Super Lawyers Rising Star, Top Women Attorney, rated 10/10 on Avvo, and Up-And-Coming-Attorney), who advises businesses on corporate, intellectual property, and employment law issues, and represents clients in domestic and international commercial disputes.  She has deep experience in both litigation and transactional matters. As a former co-founder of an award-winning high-tech company, she also has an insider’s understanding of business and technology.

Don C. Willeke

Attorney

Donald C. Willeke is a named “Superlawyer” and widely recognized as one of the top corporate attorneys in Minnesota. He has written numerous texts and articles on corporate topics, as well as a book on partnerships, and is the editor of the Representing the Ongoing Business Deskbook. In addition to his law practice, for 20 years, Mr. Willeke has served as an Independent Trustee of the Wells Fargo Mutual Funds, a family of about 125 mutual funds with approximately $142 Billion in assets.

Mary E. Cullen

Attorney

Mary E. Cullen, an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than 25 cases, is the founder of The Cullen Group. Previously, Ms. Cullen served as associate general counsel at 3M for seven years where she managed litigation, arbitrations, and high-profile disputes in multiple jurisdictions across the United States and around the world. Ms. Cullen’s substantive experience includes complex commercial litigation, employment, business torts, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, technology, securities litigation, and class action litigation.

Darryl C. Sheetz

Attorney

Darryl C. Sheetz, principal of Law Offices of Darryl C. Sheetz, is engaged in the practice of corporate, real estate, securities, and tax law. His practice includes defense of insider trading enforcement and fraud actions and formal and informal investigations by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, state securities divisions; and representation of individuals and business entities before the Internal Revenue Service.

William D. Chapman

Attorney

With 37 years of experience, Mr. Chapman has defended and recovered multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements for clients in state and federal courts in California and nation-wide. He has represented clients in almost every industry imaginable from all over California and as far away as Brazil, Russia, and Italy. Every year since 2009, he has been selected for inclusion in the prestigious California Super Lawyers list (only 5% of all lawyers in the state are selected).

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Sean L. Harrington

Attorney-Consultant

Sean L. Harrington is a cyber security attorney and technologist, law professor, author, and digital forensics examiner with background in corporate governance, digital forensics, regulatory compliance, data privacy, litigation support, information security management, cyber threat intelligence, incident response, critical infrastructure protection and public policy.  Mr. Harrington is the managing principal of  Adamant Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity and Sean Harrington Law Office.

Sherry M. Thomas

Paralegal

Sherry M. Thomas is a paralegal that has over 30 years’ experience in the legal field. She graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Social Science and obtained her Master’s degree in Education from the University of California, Irvine.