Monday, March 25, 2013
10:30 am - 11:20 am
Small group meeting with Ashley Watson '93 from Hewlett-Packard. Space limited to those who RSVP first in Symplicity (https://law-uga-csm.symplicity.com/) under the "Professional Development Events" section for this chance to meet and enjoy a small group conversation.
Ashley Watson is senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer for Hewlett-Packard Company. She oversees the strategy and implementation of HP's ethics and compliance program, which includes ethical decision making based on HP’s Standards of Business Conduct and both internal and external investigations. Her team is also responsible for social and environmental sustainability and compliance, privacy, global records management and the HP Foundation.
Before joining HP in December 2008, Watson was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Attenex. In this position, she was responsible for all company legal matters, including M&A, strategic alliances, IP policy, risk management and compliance. She also managed the legal department staff and outside counsel activities. She was previously senior litigation counsel at BellSouth Corporation, responsible for complex litigation.
Watson holds a J.D. degree from the University of Georgia and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Beth Shackleford, Director of Student Professional Development