Billie is a highly effective General Counsel with deep global experience in the technology, entertainment and retail sectors. She is a proven negotiator, achieving success in numerous high-stakes commercial transactions. Billie currently focuses on technology, consumer products, and intellectual property matters, including SaaS, cloud-based transactions, tech development, licensing, and commercializing AI services and medical technologies on behalf of her OGC clients.
Billie’s International Intellectual Property Law course is a sought-after elective at Vermont Law School, and she writes the Contracts Corner column for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s DOCKET. She has served on the ski patrol at Okemo Mountain Resort for 10 years and is an accomplished triathlete. Billie is on the board of multiple organizations, including the Upper Valley Aquatic Center, and is a member of the Parents Committee at Phillips Exeter Academy. Billie speaks Italian and has lived and worked in Italy and the United Kingdom, giving her an appreciation of and sensitivity to international cultural and legal issues. She and her family now live in northern New England with their dog, Bode.
- Acting General Counsel, Planisware, Inc.
- Founder and Attorney, Zermatt Legal Group, PLLC
- Associate General Counsel (Europe & Middle East), Openwave Systems
- Director of Commercial Transactions, Gap, Inc.
- Attorney, Covington & Burling
- J.D., University of Denver
- B.A., University of Massachusetts, cum laude
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit