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The illustrious instructors who teach in the Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Corporate Compliance program bring decades of experience in U.S. and international law, global corporate compliance initiatives, securities law and regulatory compliance best practices, business ethics, higher education, and more in positions ranging from attorney and international legal counsel to vice president and chief compliance officer.
These legal and regulatory compliance experts have built compliance and ethics programs from the ground up at multibillion-dollar corporations, bridged the gap between attorney groups and business units to implement company-wide programs, and provided expert legal advice to a variety of high-profile organizations. Take advantage of the industry-relevant knowledge they have to offer to accelerate your own compliance-driven career.
Cyndi Baily has more than 20 years of experience in the compliance and legal fields. She has built compliance programs, managed government investigations, and led the compliance team at an organization subject to a U.S. Department of Justice corporate integrity agreement. She began her career in compliance while an associate at the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright), where she practiced primarily in the healthcare and life sciences sector. She then joined Baylor College of Medicine where she served several years as chief compliance officer (building and implementing its first compliance program) and as senior vice president and general counsel. During this time, she also taught a course, "Biotechnology and the Law", at the University of Houston Law Center. She is currently the general counsel for Medical Metrics, Inc., a healthcare technology company involved in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Prior to her current role, she served in general counsel and chief compliance officer roles at publicly traded healthcare organizations and a global medical device company.
One of her most unique experiences was working in Saudi Arabia, where she assisted in the start-up of the country’s first co-ed graduate-level scientific and engineering university, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Ms. Baily graduated with honors from the University of Houston Law Center and is a certified compliance and ethics professional (CCEP) and also is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP). She is a member of many compliance and legal professional organizations and a frequent speaker and writer on compliance and legal issues. A recent publication of Ms. Baily’s entitled "The Intersection of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management: Similarities, Differences, and Opportunities" appeared in the February 2019 edition of the American Health Lawyers Association Connections magazine.
Cheryl Fuelleman is an accomplished attorney, director, and management professional with many years as in-house sales, services, and procurement transactional counsel. She is a change agent with proven success in designing, implementing, and driving adoption of legal department best practices that contribute to the bottom line. Cheryl has lead projects to design, implement and drive legal department programs for attorneys and other legal staff, such as a law school student intern program, law school alliance program, global inclusion/diversity council, mentor/buddy program, MCLE training program, and legal crisis management program, as well as a law firm vendor management preferred partner program.
Her strengths include the skills necessary to liaise with and between attorney groups and other business units, a critical skill needed to implement programs, such as compliance and ethics, within and across the corporate structure.
David Farrell is a lecturer in law at Santa Clara University Law School. He helped to develop the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance.
David has 20 years of experience as a vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer at Yahoo, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he built and led the first ethics and compliance programs for both companies. His compliance experience includes: advising executive management and the board of directors regarding business conduct and corporate compliance issues; ensuring global awareness and consistent enforcement of ethics and compliance policies; establishing training and resources to enable employees to identify, report, and resolve business conduct issues; managing global investigations; resolving conflicts of interest; and working with management to develop and coordinate global corporate compliance initiatives.
David's professional experience also includes working in a number of other legal positions at Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard. His positions at Sun Microsystems included: vice president and deputy general counsel, legal operations and corporate compliance; general counsel, microelectronics; regional counsel, east coast and canada; corporate counsel for corporate governance and securities compliance; and, sales and marketing counsel. At HP, David served as corporate counsel and supported HP's sales and marketing operations and several major product groups.
David has been a frequent speaker at legal education and compliance programs (including Practicing Law Institute, American Conference Institute, and Compliance Week) and has served as a media spokesperson on ethics and compliance topics (including interviews in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Compliance Week).
Prior to starting his corporate legal career, David served as a U.S. Navy lieutenant and judge advocate in Japan and San Francisco.
Dr. Devonish teaches corporate communications and is an experienced Compliance Professional with a background in law, financial services, and higher education. She is a lecturer in law for the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance.
Dr. Devonish is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) and a SHRM-certified professional. She began her career as an attorney-adviser at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Later she worked as a director in the compliance department at The Prudential Insurance Company of America and then as a vice president at Nomura IBJ Global Investment Advisors before joining the corporate department at Kelley Drye & Warren as a senior associate.
Her knowledge of securities law and regulatory compliance best practices led her to several high-level project-based roles, including as International Legal Counsel at Crédit Lyonnais Asset Management and Finance Counsel at the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in Paris, France.
Prior to obtaining her Ph.D., Dr. Devonish served as vice president and chief compliance officer at Transamerica Investment Management in Los Angeles. Thereafter, she resumed providing services as a consultant while also teaching undergraduate and graduate students.
Dr. Devonish is certified in Distance Education and has taught face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses in communication, English, and literature and film at various colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.
Ph.D., The University of Sydney
J.D./M.A., The American University
M.F.A., Carlow University
B.A., Syracuse University
Areas of Specialization
Corporate Governance, Business Law, Securities Regulation, and Higher Education Policies and Procedures (FERPA, Title IX, Title VII, NCAA, ADA, OSHA, HIPAA)
Admitted to the State Bar of New York
Member, SEC Staff Alumni
Member, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
Member, Society for Human Resource Management
Vicki Huebner is an attorney and the director of Online Legal Programs for Santa Clara University School Law. She is an established leader in higher education and has held various positions overseeing student services operations and experiential learning programs. She is a prolific author and speaker for industry groups, presented law student workshops and seminars, and has served as an adjunct faculty member focusing on professional skills development.
Vicki particularly enjoys the study of business ethics, organizational design, and business models. She applies her experience working in and studying business and law practice to her role in the Online MLS program. Vicki obtained her B.A. and J.D. from Brigham Young University.
Shawn N. Sullivan teaches Business Organizations/Corporate Structures in the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance program. Sullivan is a Washington, D.C.-based attorney and international legal consultant, an arbitrator and general counsel to the International Life Sciences Institute. Previously, he was a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Judge George Arceneaux, an associate with Crowell & Moring, LLP, a partner with Bradley Arant Rose & White, LLP, and intellectual property counsel for CIMMYT International. Sullivan received an LL.M. degree from Cambridge University, an LL.M. in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University, and B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Mississippi. He also teaches courses in intellectual property law at Queen Mary University of London and in contract drafting at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.
Sandee Magliozzi is the associate dean for experiential learning and a clinical professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law. Dean Magliozzi brings over 25 years of experience teaching critical lawyering skills and developing curricula and competency models for both attorney professional development and legal education. Before joining Santa Clara Law, she was a senior manager of attorney training and development at several Am Law 100 firms. She also taught legal writing, research, and advocacy at Hastings College of Law and was the director of law studies at Saint Mary’s College of California.
Dean Magliozzi has served on the National Association for Legal Professionals board of directors and is often asked to write and speak on attorney professional development issues. Dean Magliozzi is a contributing author to Innovating Talent Management in Law Firms (NALP, 2016) and The Art and Science of Strategic Talent Management in Law Firms (West, September 2010).
Dean Magliozzi is a former Drinan Fellow in the Economic Crime Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. She earned her J.D. (with honors) from Suffolk University School of Law and her BS (magna cum laude) from Northeastern University. She is admitted to practice in California.
J.D., Suffolk University School of Law
Professional Screenwriting Certificate, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
BS, magna cum laude, Northeastern University
Areas of Specialization
Experiential Learning, Lawyer Competencies and Benchmark Experiences, Professional and Leadership Skills Development
Affiliations and Honors
Board of Directors, NALP—The National Association for Legal Career Professionals (2011-2013)
Drinan Fellow in the U.S. Attorney’s Office (1990-1991)
Lisa K. Borgeson is the senior director of employment, compliance, and data privacy for NetApp, Inc. in Sunnyvale, California. Ms. Borgeson leads NetApp’s Integrity and Compliance Office, which administers NetApp’s Code of Conduct and creates programs to enable NetApp to comply with global regulatory requirements, especially in the areas of data privacy and governance, anti-corruption, antitrust, and whistleblowing. Before her current role at NetApp, Ms. Borgeson advised other global companies on employment and ethics and compliance matters, including Intuit, UBS Investment Bank, Citigroup, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Borgeson received a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and a BA in psychology from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Ms. Borgeson is admitted to practice in New York and California.
Eric R. Feldman is the senior vice president and managing director, corporate ethics and compliance programs for Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) where he is the lead independent monitor on matters involving federal suspension and debarment actions, federal regulatory court orders, and deferred or non-prosecution agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition to monitoring both large and small companies in the government contracting, construction, engineering, manufacturing, financial services, and nonprofit sectors, Mr. Feldman also conducts proactive assessments of corporate ethics and compliance programs and ethical culture throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He joined AMI in 2011 after retiring from the CIA, where he worked in various executive-level positions over his 32-year career with the federal government. In 2019, Mr. Feldman was elected to a two-year term to the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is also a member of the teaching faculty of the ACFE and a frequently sought-after speaker and author on the topics of procurement fraud detection and prevention, bribery and corruption, corporate business ethics and compliance, and managing an inspector general function. He has given presentations at national conferences of the ACFE, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, the Association of Inspectors General, and the ABA Procurement Fraud Institute, as well as regional fraud and compliance conferences in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
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