General Counsel Committee Event

May 21, 2014

Lauren Camilli
Director, Global Compliance Programs

Lauren Camilli is the director of global compliance programs at CSC located in Falls Church, Va. In this role, she leads a team in deploying CSC's ethics and compliance programs and assets regionally and throughout the world and in supervising three global compliance functions, including anti-bribery, privacy and data protection, and global trade.

Previously, Camilli was vice president and associate general counsel at DRS Defense Solutions (DRS) based in Bethesda, Md. At DRS, Camilli was responsible for the leadership and management of the Corporate Trade Compliance Office, and was responsible for other international legal and regulatory matters such as compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Camilli joined DRS Defense Solutions from BAE Systems where she held the position of director and senior counsel. While at BAE Systems, Camilli was responsible for trade compliance and other legal regulatory matters for approximately 20,000 employees located in five different countries. Prior to joining BAE Systems, she was the assistant director and counsel for Intelsat Corporation in Washington, D.C. Camilli started her legal career in private practice where she was an associate at the law firm of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman in Fairfax, Va.

Camilli held the position as chair of the International Legal Affairs Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) from 2010-11 and was the chair of the International Practice Section of the Virginia State Bar from 2006-07. Camilli holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law and a Bachelor's Degree from Colgate University.

Justin J. Oliver
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

Justin Oliver is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Fitzpatrick Cella. He has extensive patent law experience in the areas of preparation and prosecution of patent applications, licensing, client counseling, and opinion drafting. In particular, Oliver focuses on complex patent prosecution matters including reissues, reexaminations, and inter partes proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Some of the technical fields he has worked in include medical devices, software applications, electronics, navigation systems, and semiconductor technologies.

Oliver earned his B.S. degree in neuroscience from Trinity College (Hartford, CT), and he earned his law degree from American University (magna cum laude). He has lectured around the country on the America Invents Act, particularly with respect to the mechanisms such as Inter Partes Review for challenging the validity of a patent before the USPTO.

Brad Ward
Director, Interagency Trade Enforcement Center, Office of the United States Trade Representative
Executive Office of the President

Bradford Ward is the director of the Interagency Trade Enforcement Center (ITEC) established by the President through Executive Order 13601. ITEC's mission is to level the playing field for American workers and exporters by bringing a more aggressive "whole-of-government" approach to addressing unfair trade practices, and to enhance significantly the capabilities of the United States to challenge unfair trade practices around the world. Working with the deputy director, Ward is responsible for fulfilling that mission and leveraging existing resources more efficiently across the Administration.

Most recently, Ward was a deputy general counsel and the assistant United States trade representative for monitoring and enforcement. His responsibilities included supervising litigation under the WTO and free trade agreements, providing counsel on trade negotiations and legislative matters, addressing various agency administrative matters, and assisting in the management of more than 30 attorneys in the Office of General Counsel.

From 1992 to 2009, he was with the international trade group at a major law firm in Washington, D.C. His practice involved substantial trade remedy litigation before federal agencies, U.S. courts, and NAFTA panels as well as advice to and negotiation on behalf of companies and industry associations on a variety of issues including trade policy, industry strategy, governmental affairs and press relations. During this time he was variously a member and chairman of the recruiting committee, and hiring partner for the Washington office.

From 1986 to 1992, he served as international trade analyst and program manager at the United States Department of Commerce conducting and managing countervailing and antidumping duty investigations involving a wide variety of industries and countries. While at Commerce, he received a Gold Medal Award, the Department's highest service award, and was selected as a Legis Fellow and worked in the office of a United States Senator on trade, technology, and export issues. Previously he was an associate in a law firm working on various trade matters, including countervailing duty and section 337 litigation. He holds a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Oregon.

Stephen E. Belisle
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

Steve Belisle is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto. Belisle's practice focuses on patent and trademark litigation in the U.S. district and appellate courts, Section 337 unfair import investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission, opinion work, and client counseling. He also has experience in patent prosecution, particularly in the fields of semiconductor wafer photolithography, recording devices, photocopying, printers, and photography.

Before joining Fitzpatrick, Selisle was a U.S. Army airborne ranger with the rank of captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He also has experience in engineering and design in the fields of plastics, molding, metal forming, and dies, and in manufacturing and production processes within those fields. Steve earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering, with great distinction, from Clarkson University, an M.B.A. from Clarkson University, and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.