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Ross Meador

Advisor Orange County, California Area, US

Partner, TechLaw LLP and Entrepreneur in Residence, California State University Fullerton, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

Partner, TechLaw LLP and Entrepreneur in Residence, California State University Fullerton, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

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Advisor

Oracle Corporation
SSEK Legal Consultants
eHarmony.com
Facebook, Inc.
Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono
Growthink
SSEK Legal Consultants

Positions

Entrepreneur in Residence California State University Fullerton Mihaylo School of Business and Economics 2013 - present
Partner Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates) August 2002 - August 2003
Of Counsel Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, PC (now Arnold & Porter LLP) March 2001 - August 2002
President Korean American Chamber of Commerce of the North Pacific Coast (KACC-NPC) 1999 - 2001
Legal Advisor Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono 1995 - 1997
Partner TechLaw LLP 2014 - present
Partner Meador & Engle June 2004 - present
Board of Advisors Growthink 2011 - present
Entrepreneur in Residence California State University, Fullerton 2013 - present
Member (Emeritus) Executive Commitee International Law Section State Bar of California 2002 - present
Vice President US Vietnam Chamber of Commerce 2005 - 2006
Partner K&L Gates August 2002 - August 2003
Of Counsel Howard Rice March 2001 - August 2002
President Korean American Chamber of Commerce NPC 1999 - 2001
Of Counsel Morrison & Foerster LLP November 1986 - August 2000
Legal Advisor SSEK Legal Consultants 1995 - 1997
Attorney Kim & Chang 1989 - 1995

Education

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law Law 1983 - 1986
University of California, Los Angeles Entertainment Law 2012 - 2012
Bay Area World Trade Center International Trade 2005 - 2005
University of California, San Diego Communications / Visual Arts 1977 - 1980
La Jolla High School 1969 - 1972

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Ross Meador has been negotiating and drafting business agreements for over 25 years. His practice currently focuses on securities law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and intellectual property law. Mr. Meador provides general company counseling including organization, financing and business transactions, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property. He has represented large companies including Microsoft, Facebook, and Mercedes Benz, as well as lesser-known ventures that have achieved substantial success.
Mr. Meador spent many years working in large prestigious law firms, initially with Morrison & Foerster and most recently as a Partner with K&L Gates. He also has substantial international experience, having practiced law in Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam for ten years. He was elected President of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce for the North Pacific Coast, and also served as Vice Chair of the US Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the Legal Services Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the International Section of the California Bar Association since 2002.
In his spare time, Mr. Meador serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at California State University Fullerton, where he mentors students and teaches the lean business model. Mr. Meador is a frequent public speaker and has delivered presentations to the California Bar Association, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Haas School of Business. Mr. Meador’s humanitarian work includes opening the wartime office of Friends of Children of Vietnam, which has been nominated twice for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Mr. Meador attended law school at UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall where he served as Executive Editor of the International Tax & Business Law journal, Vice President of the International Law Society, and received the SK Yee Scholarship award.

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Andreas Kraemer
Partner, MITA Ventures and Partner, CENAK Consulting.
Ross is one of those rare to find lawyers who knows how to run, structure and grow a business.
Shaban Shakoori
Wine Buyer, Sloat Wines and Broker, Attorney, Top Producer, Developer & Landlord, Coldwell Banker. University of California, Berkeley grad.
One of my early mentors, Ross is a true expert.

Ryan Orozco
We worked together  •  Founder, Linkup Technologies, Inc.
Ryan is a smart and talented guy who gets things done.

Morgan Strickland
They're my advisor  •  Senior Vice President - Product Development, Periscopeiq and Founder, CEO, Opinionmeter International. University of Washington grad.
Morgan developed new technology, built a company around it, grew the company into a world-wide operation, and procured a successful exit. W ... hat else is there?

Tahir J. Naim
Attorney, Law Office of Tahir J Naim and Member, Entrepreneurial Lawyers Association.

Shaban Shakoori
Wine Buyer, Sloat Wines and Broker, Attorney, Top Producer, Developer & Landlord, Coldwell Banker. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Brilliant and a very nice guy!

Gregory Kinaga
They're my mentor  •  Law Clerk, TechLaw LLP.
Bright enthusiastic UCI law grad

Yashina Burns
They're my mentor  •  Law Clerk, TechLaw LLP Orange County. University of Washington grad.
Bright enthusiastic UCI law grad.