Eve Dery Hodnett | Experienced Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel
Eve Dery Hodnett has 30 years of in-house and law firm experience with particular emphasis on Corporate governance, international commercial and technology law, intellectual property law, global restructuring, employment and human resources law, and mergers and acquisitions for private and publicly traded companies. A key and valuable strength is her keen ability to assess and manage risk.
Ms. Hodnett has unique expertise in preparing and negotiating worldwide legal documentation including SaaS agreements, EULAs, Master Purchase Agreements, supply chain contracts, media/technology customer contracts and licensing contracts. She is comfortable and effective at managing complex IP litigation while managing costs. She is known as an effective “closer”. She gets deals done.
As Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Ms. Hodnett led the international legal department of a $400M PE owned global technology company. For approximately 18 years, holding various titles she managed all legal issues for the company and helped shepherd it through 4 different owners, both public and private.
Ms. Hodnett is a highly regarded lawyer with a diverse and solid business/legal background. Early in her career she served as litigation/transactional counsel for more than one major financial institution before serving as General Counsel for companies in the dietary supplement industry and moving on to representation of technology/media companies.