ORANGE, Calif. – Chapman University’s School of Law announces the creation of a new Advisory Board for its recently launched Business Law Emphasis Program.  The Advisory Board includes CEOs, former CEOs and general counsels of 12 major Southern California companies.

The mission of the Advisory Board is to guide Chapman’s School of Law in its program for those students who intend to practice business law. Tom Campbell, dean of Chapman’s School of Law and director of the Business Law Emphasis Program, is the only Law School dean in America that was formally a top 10 business school dean.

“The caliber of the members of the new Business Law Advisory Board is unparalleled,” said Dean Campbell. “We are privileged to have these individuals at Chapman Law.”

The members of the Business Law Advisory Board are:

John Amer, Partner, Korn Ferry

Ambassador Frank Baxter, Chairman Emeritus, Jefferies & Co.

Larry Boyd, EVP, Secretary & General Counsel, Ingram Micro

Daniel Burke, Senior VP and General Counsel, Pacific Dental Services

Lee Cheng, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Newegg

David Cohen, ATC Esq., Director, Legal Affairs and Risk Management, Angels Baseball LP

John Corcoran, Sr. Director Legal Services and General Counsel, Cisco Consumer Products LLC

Camilla Eng, General Counsel, JM Eagle

Sam Fernandez, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Los Angeles Dodgers, LLC

Brad Jones, Partner, Redpoint Ventures

Steve McCracken, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Callaway Golf

Todd M. McHenry, International Group General Counsel, DaVita Inc.

Terry Theologides, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, CoreLogic

Jim Thomas,  CEO, Thomas Properties Group

Teigue Thomas, President of the Association of Corporate Counsel SoCal, Acer/Gateway

Steve Tomassi, Former General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Business Development, Sybron Dental

Aimee S. Weisner, Corporate Vice President of Business Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Ray Weston, Vice-President and General Counsel, Taco Bell

About the Chapman University School of Law

Chapman University School of Law opened in 1995 as California’s only law school on a university campus in Orange County. The School of Law has quickly earned a reputation as an emerging center for legal education. ABA accredited, the Chapman School of Law earned a Top Schools position in the U.S. News and World Report. The current Dean is Tom Campbell, a former U.S. congressman, UC Berkeley dean and Stanford Law professor.

Consistently ranked among the top universities in the West, Chapman University provides a uniquely personalized and interdisciplinary educational experience to highly qualified students. Our programs encourage innovation, creativity and collaboration, and focus on developing global citizen-leaders who are distinctively prepared to improve their community and their world. For more information visit

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