SFL Data Welcomes Former Apple General Counsel Dan Cooperman to Board of Advisors
Expert on Corporate Governance, Technology Integration, Legal Compliance Programs Brings First-Hand Knowledge of Law Firms’ and Corporations’ e-Discovery Managed Service Requirements
San Francisco, Calif. – December 21, 2011 – SFL Data, the first provider of a fixed-price e-discovery managed service for corporations and law firms, announced that Dan Cooperman has been named to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Cooperman will advise SFL Data executives on corporate matters and support the company as it continues to expand its e-discovery managed service model. He is currently Of Counsel with the Bingham McCutchen law firm, focusing on corporate and transactional matters, corporate governance, board of directors’ issues, consultation on the role of the general counsel and management of a global corporate law department. Previously, Mr. Cooperman served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Apple Inc. from 2007-2009 and senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Oracle Corporation from 1997-2007.
“Dan is a tremendous asset to the SFL Data Board of Advisors and we truly value his guidance. He’s very well connected in the legal industry and knows first hand the e-discovery challenges faced by law firms and corporations,” said SFL Data CEO Christian Lawrence.
Formerly chair of the Business & Transactions Group and managing partner of McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen’s Silicon Valley office (now Bingham McCutchen), Mr. Cooperman is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Best Lawyers publication and a strategic advisor to Institutional Venture Partners. In addition to serving on Stanford Law School’s Advisory Council for the Law, Science and Technology Program, he is a Fellow at Stanford’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and a lecturer in law at Stanford Law School. Other industry experience and affiliations include:
- Past president of the Association of General Counsel
- Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel
- Board member of several trade associations in the software industry
- Director of emerging technology companies
- Board member and Finance Committee chair of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
Mr. Cooperman earned his M.B.A. and J.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and School of Law.
About SFL Data
SFL Data is the first e-discovery service provider to deliver a fixed-price managed service that enables Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world class e-discovery function without building it internally. Using an e-discovery managed service can reduce litigation costs by more than 50 percent and achieve better control, visibility, and defensible results. SFL Data’s clients include Oracle, T-Mobile, and Yahoo!, as well as more than 100 AmLaw 250 law firms. Founded in 1998, SFL Data is a privately held company based in San Francisco. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or at www.sfldata.com.
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