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KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION


1978-86  CORPORATE COUNSEL AND WASHINGTON COUNSEL TO KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION, then a Fortune 100 company with interests in such products as timber, paper, textiles, medical devices, foods and consumer products


—-In the Washington Counsel’s Office - Regulatory and Legislative Consultant

Represented Kimberly-Clark on issues before many agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, International Trade Commission, Department of Commerce, Department of State, Environmental Protection Agency, etc.  Prepared draft legislation, lobbying documentation and testimony before the U.S. House and Senate.  Monitored legal and regulatory developments and advised management on compliance.  Drafted comments in Federal and State rule-making proceedings.


—-In the General Counsel’s Office in Roswell, Georgia - Assistant General Counsel and Chief Counsel to the Professional Health Care Business

Served as corporate counsel for daily business decisions and strategies, and also was designated for the crisis management team.  Negotiated and drafted contracts including employment, consulting, research, supply, advertising, lease and construction agreements.  Advised Health Care management on the antitrust aspects of marketing and distributing products.  Reviewed advertising and labeling.  Supervised litigation, administrative proceedings and legislative efforts in which Health Care was involved.  Managed regulatory issues with the agencies including FDA for Health Care.  Created the strategy, through work with the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Congress, for the achievement of a phenomenal tariff reduction for surgical packs and drapes that used maquiladoras in Mexico to assemble the products of spun-bond melt-blown polypropylene fabric made in the U.S.  



DREXEL BURNHAM LAMBERT


1987-88 FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MANAGER - DREXEL BURNHAM LAMBERT - BEVERLY HILLS, CA

Acquired the following financial licenses -

Series 7 - General Securities Registered Representative

Series 3 - National Commodities Futures

Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent - State Law

Life and Disability Insurance

Variable Contract Insurance

 

MANAGEMENT AND TURN AROUND CONSULTING


1989-90 VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY, DAVID HAMILTON SMITH INVESTMENTS, INC.  AND SMITH TECHNOLOGIES INC.  [private investment company managing one hundred million dollars in assets]


1990-91  VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL, CORPORATE SECRETARY AND DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

THE FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC., NEWPORT NEWS, VA

AEROSTAR, INC.

AMERICAN CHARTER ENTERPRISES, INC

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES, INC.

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL AVIATION, INC.

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL AVIATION INSTRUMENTS, INC

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL OF FLORIDA, INC.

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL OF GEORGIA, INC.

FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASING, INC.

SMITH AIR EXPRESS INC.


Flight International was a contract aviation services company specializing in military flight training [electronic warfare simulation, radar surveillance, target towing] and contract flight services.  Flight International also operated a Fixed Base Operation in Newport News, providing commercial and private customers a full range of ground support services, including aircraft fueling, maintenance, and high caliber avionics installation and replacement.  


Responsibilities included: 

—-chief legal officer performing, managing and supervising all legal work; 

—-member of an expert turn around team which successfully restructured more than $63 million of Flight’s long term debts and settled 20 to 25 lawsuits; 

—-performed function of corporate secretary; 

—-served as Director of Public Relations handling all communications with shareholders, media, banks and the general public, including management for the drafting, designing, printing and distribution of the annual report, proxies, press releases, newsletters, etc. ; and

—- following full time employment,  received a three year $180,000 consulting agreement with a company car and stock options.



1991-2000 OWNER, PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL, FIRST CHESAPEAKE CORPORATION, NEWPORT NEWS, VA


First Chesapeake [“FCC”]  opened to provide investment banking and management service to troubled companies, specializing in business turnarounds,  acquisitions of businesses as a principal, and crisis management.   Other services included business and financial planning, managing banking relationships, and analysis, due diligence and strategic planning for corporate sales, acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, and debt restructuring.   


Related Law Firm Experience:  

Huber-Happy Law Group - AV rated

Capital Collection Attorneys, P.L.C., a partnership with the law firm of McGuire Woods L.L.P.



2015 - TO PRESENT  OWNER, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, JEANNE HUBER-HAPPY, J.D., L.L.C.


Jeanne Huber-Happy, J.D., L.L.C. opened to provide management consulting services working with for-profit and not-for-profit entities, and individuals, in areas of:  business and financial management, strategic planning, public relations, fund raising, grant writing, drafting and editing of publications and documents, web site review and analysis, record review and retention, Corporate Policy and Board manual preparation. Also provide services as Corporate Secretary of the Board of Directors.



2015 -  TO PRESENT    PRO BONO MANAGMENT CONSULTANT TIBET HOUSE US


"PATRON’S VISION

Tibet House US was founded at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who at the inauguration in 1987 stated his wish for a long-term cultural institution to ensure the survival of Tibetan civilization and culture, whatever the political destiny of the six million people of Tibet itself.


'I feel that Tibetan culture with its unique heritage –born of the efforts of many human beings of good spirit, of its contacts with Mongolian, Chinese, Indian, Nepalese and Persian culture, and of its natural environment – has developed a kind of energy which is very helpful for cultivating peace of mind and a joyful life.


I feel that there is a potential for Tibet to help humanity, and particularly our Eastern neighbor, where millions of young Chinese have lost their spiritual values. In this way, I feel very strongly that Tibetan culture will have a role to play in the future of humanity.'


      – His Holiness the Dalai Lama"





COLLEGE AND LAW SCHOOL TEACHING POSITIONS


2002-2003 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW, Food and Drug Law, William and Mary Law School,

Williamsburg, VA


1996 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW, Securities Law, Wills and Trusts, Regent University Law School, Virginia Beach, VA


2002-2003 INSTRUCTOR OF GIFTED CHILDREN, Public Speaking and Debate, 

College of William and Mary -School of Education Williamsburg, VA




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