Biographical Sketch: Precious Boone, Esq.Dawn Bellinger2019-03-11T02:01:30-04:00
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Precious S. Boone LITIGATION ATTORNEY cell: 810 813 3393 |email: email@example.com S UMMARY § Litigation experience at Top 50 law firm representing financial institutions in consumer class actions. § In-house experience managing litigation for mortgage-related technology company. § Clerkship experience at highest court for the District of Columbia. JD from Top 25 Law School. § International experience working abroad in France and studying abroad in Quebec and Hong Kong. P ROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE MERSCORP HOLDINGS, INC., Reston, VA Nov. 2013 – Present Associate Counsel, Litigation § Defend company and its subsidiary against consumer-related complaints, maintaining an active case load of approximately 250 cases. § Work with outside counsel to develop and implement litigation strategies that are consistent with the company’s unique business model. § Collaborate with business units and company clients to support non-litigation projects that include reviewing company press releases, presenting at yearly conference, and revising company procedures. HUDSON GLOBAL RESOURCES, Washington, DC Oct. 2012 – Nov. 2013 Contract Attorney § Conducted due diligence review of 300+ pooling and servicing agreements in anticipation of merger. § Reviewed non-disclosure and confidentiality provisions of software licensing and service agreements. HON. ANNA BLACKBURNE-RIGSBY DIST. OF COLUMBIA CT. OF APPEALS, Washington, DC Aug. 2011 – Oct. 2012 Judicial Clerk § Reviewed appellate briefing, analyzed issues of first impression, and provided recommendations to Judge regarding criminal, civil, and administrative appeals. GOODWIN PROCTER, LLP, Washington, DC Jan. 2010 – Aug. 2011 Litigation Associate § Focused on complex commercial litigation, handling individual and class-action consumer complaints, insurance disputes, and products liability matter. § Drafted motion for summary judgment in case alleging violations of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). § Interviewed and prepared corporate witness for deposition in putative class action case. § Managed all aspects of civil discovery, which included hiring and supervising contract attorneys, collecting and organizing electronic documents, preparing and responding to discovery requests, and briefing motions to compel. Precious S. Boone cell: 810 813 3393 |email: firstname.lastname@example.org GOODWIN PROCTER, LLP, Washington, DC & New York, NY Summer 2008 Summer Associate § Prepared legal memoranda based on research and analysis of federal and state consumer protection laws. VARNUM, LLP, Grand Rapids, MI Summer 2007 Summer Associate § Prepared legal memoranda based on research and analysis of federal and state labor and employment laws. MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS, Flint, MI June 2004 – June 2006 Civil Rights Representative § Investigated claims of discrimination for the State of Michigan, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the areas of employment, housing, education and public services. § Filed complaints, drafted interrogatories, interviewed witnesses, conducted informal mediation and negotiated settlement agreements. § Successfully reconciled a matter resulting in an employee’s reinstatement. § Educated and advised citizens, businesses, and students regarding anti-discrimination laws. TG FLUID SYSTEMS USA CORPORATION, Brighton, MI Sept. 2003 – June. 2004 Assembly Technician § Operated robotic processes to form and assemble thermo-plastic automotive fuel line components. ACADÉMIE D’AIX-MARSEILLE, Aix-en-Provence, France Sept. 2002 – Apr. 2003 Teaching Assistant § Taught English courses to high school students at the Lycée Georges Duby in Luynes, France. E DUCATION JURIS DOCTOR, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY 2009 § Teaching Assistant for First Year Writing Course § Study Abroad at Hong Kong University Faculty of Law BACHELOR OF ARTS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2002 § Magna cum laude, Double Major: English (honors) and French § Study Abroad Vanderbilt-in-Aix, Aix-en-Provence, France § Study Abroad Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada B AR A DMISSIONS New York Bar, 2010 – Present District of Columbia Bar, 2011 – Present Virginia Bar (Corporate Counsel), 2014 – Present Michigan Bar Application, Pending