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The FedArb Management Team

Hon. Abraham D. Sofaer, Founder & Chairman

Hon. Abraham D. Sofaer is a former Federal Judge, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and Legal Advisor to the U.S. Department of State representing the U.S. in international arbitrations and before the International Court of Justice. He is the George P. Schultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, Stanford University, a Professor of Law at Stanford University, Founder and Chairman of Federal Arbitration, Inc. (FedArb), and a nationally and internationally known arbitrator and mediator who frequently hears very large and complex IP, patent and antitrust cases, insurance and reinsurance cases.

Ken Hagen

Kennen D. Hagen, President & CEO

Ken has spent three decades in law and finance. For the past 10 years he was the Managing Partner of Lakeside Capital, which invests in a variety of public and private companies. His emphasis has been in Silicon Valley based technology companies, with a current emphasis on financial technology. He also specializes in situations where some legal uncertainty is likely to be a driver or catalyst for valuation changes.

From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Hagen ran the San Francisco office of Bessemer Trust (a private wealth management firm that manages $70b on behalf of ultra-high net worth clients) as its Managing Director and Senior Resident Officer. He was responsible for business development and client account management throughout Northern California, Portland, and Seattle.

Prior to Bessemer Trust, Mr. Hagen was a senior executive at a public telecommunications company ( and oversaw its worldwide M&A consolidation strategy. From 1996 to 1999, he was an investment banker at Montgomery Securities and then at Robertson Stephens.

Mr. Hagen was also a partner at the San Francisco law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop (formerly Pillsbury Madison & Sutro) from 1983 to 1996, where he co-headed the firm’s securities litigation practice. Mr. Hagen holds a B.A. in Economics (President’s Fellow) from U.C. Berkeley (1980) and a J.D. from the Harvard Law School (1983).

After a close friend passed away from ALS, Mr. Hagen helped create and fund the Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a co-founder and is on the Executive Committee of the Board of the William H. Adams Foundation for ALS Research.

Marian Scheuer, General Counsel & Co-founder

Marian Scheuer was a New York State Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau from 1976 to 1980 and was a New York City Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Affirmative Litigation Bureau from 1982 to 1985. Later, she represented families whose property was confiscated by the Nazis. She has served as a judge pro tem in the Santa Clara Family Court in San Jose, CA. She was a project director for two historical exhibitions, co-produced an award-winning documentary film, and created a website that became part of Stanford University’s medical school website. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and Columbia Law School, where she was the elected class representative to the Dean’s Advisory Committee.

Victoria Zimmon – PR/Marketing

With nearly 20 years in public relations, social media and content marketing, Victoria Zimmon is an innovative public relations and communications leader. She has extensive experience in legal, corporate, education, nonprofit and agency environments.

Gina Tercero, Case Manager

Gina has nearly two decades of litigation experience as a paralegal in both California and Texas, including 10 years at Latham & Watkins in San Francisco before moving to Austin, Texas. While in Austin she has honed her skills at a leading plaintiffs’ firm. Gina has a B.A. in Politics from the University of San Francisco and a Paralegal Certificate from San Francisco State University.

Ashli Durke, Case Manager

Ashli has both corporate and litigation experience as a paralegal. Ashli has worked in house at a publicly traded digital healthcare company and at Am law 100 firms. Ashli has an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts and Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from Lamar University.

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