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Mabell Aguilar


Email: maguilar@outsidegc.com

Mabell Aguilar joined Outside GC after a 25-year career as General Counsel and senior legal executive in Silicon Valley. Mabell brings extensive and diverse experience in business, international expansion, emerging technologies and social entrepreneurism to provide pragmatic, strategic legal counsel to a wide range of clients and industries from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Mabell’s clients at Outside GC are generally technology-focused private companies, such as OpenNest Labs, Singularity, Dartmouth College, Toybox Labs, Ettitude, Octave Health Group and VoteAmerica.

Mabell works closely with her clients to identify and quantify risks so that clients can make well-informed decisions on key business priorities, including

  • Privacy and data security (privacy policies, terms of use, data mapping)
  • Private equity and financing
  • Commercial deals (sales, distribution, marketing)
  • Technology Licensing
  • International business activities (expansion, joint ventures)
  • M&A and other complex transactions
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Real estate matters
  • Intellectual property portfolio management

Prior to Outside GC, Mabell served as General Counsel of Singularity University, a global company seeking to leverage technology in order to help solve the world’s biggest challenges, where she advised the company’s Board and executives on all day-to-day legal matters and strategic initiatives.

Previously, Mabell served as Associate General Counsel at Apple where she was the primary legal advisor for Worldwide Sales and Distribution, Software Division, and the Law, Government and Security function. Mabell advised Apple’s C-level executives and managed several key initiatives, including the global launch of new products, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, technology licensing and complex business transactions.

Prior to Apple, Mabell was a legal executive at Sun Microsystems where she oversaw legal support for sales, marketing, distribution, technology licensing and international activities.

Mabell started her legal career at the law firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen as an international business and technology lawyer. She is a member of the California State Bar.

Mabell serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Her passions include supporting educational access for diverse students; finding solutions for homelessness and hunger; and protecting the Earth’s wildlife and resources. She is a California native and currently splits her time between Northern and Southern California. She is a certified travel buff, scuba diver and college football booster.


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