Jason Weintraub is Director, International Legal Affairs at Broadcom Corporation, a leading global communications semiconductor company and a member of the Fortune 500. In this role, Mr. Weintraub provides strategic legal and public policy counsel and analysis to each of Broadcom's business units concerning international IP strategy (prosecution and enforcement), including participation in technical standards organizations. Mr. Weintraub is also responsible for the design, implementation and management of the company's international legal operations, including its preferred law firm provider program. Mr. Weintraub lead's Broadcom's international corporate governance and regulatory compliance function, including a 15-person Trade Compliance Department. Maintaining primary budgetary responsibility for this function, Mr. Weintraub develops and manages compliance policies and procedures in areas such as FCPA/anti-corruption, business partner qualification, records management, M&A (due diligence and integration) and antitrust).
Prior to joining Broadcom, Mr. Weintraub served as Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of DRI Companies, a global renewable energy products and services company. At DRI, Mr. Weintraub's responsibilities included litigation management, structuring and negotiating a variety of complex commercial transactions, directing the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights (patents, copyrights and trademarks), risk management, compliance, government relations and directing DRI's Human Resources function. Mr. Weintraub was honored by Inside Counsel Magazine in 2008, as DRI's legal department was named one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Legal Departments in Corporate America. Before joining DRI, Mr. Weintraub gained extensive experience in complex and class action litigation at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk and Rabkin, and at Horvitz & Levy LLP.
Mr. Weintraub is a frequently sought-after lecturer at continuing education seminars, speaking on such issues as risk management and insurance, FCPA and other corporate and regulatory compliance, product liability, unfair competition law, and complex civil litigation. Mr. Weintraub was nominated in 2010 for the "Rising Star" award sponsored by the Orange County Business Journal. In each of the last several years, Mr. Weintraub has also been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" lawyer in Los Angeles Magazine. Articles written by Mr. Weintraub have appeared in California Litigation, For the Defense and Verdict magazines, among others. Mr. Weintraub received his Juris Doctor degree from Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall - University of California) and his undergraduate degree in political science from Stanford University, with distinction and with departmental honors.