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Albert J. Boro, Jr.

SoloPower, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development, General Counsel & Secretary
San Jose, CA, USA


Albert J. Boro, Jr.  

Al Boro is Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and General Counsel and Secretary of SoloPower, Inc., a thin-film CIGS photovoltaic module manufacturer based in San Jose, California.  Mr. Boro has practiced law for more than 20 years, and before joining SoloPower, was a partner with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in San Francisco.  Mr. Boro has managed litigation and corporate transactions and counseled on antitrust and compliance matters for companies in the energy and technology industries.  His energy industry experience includes working on the antitrust review of the Chevron-Texaco merger by the Federal Trade Commission and the States' Attorneys General, advising a petroleum trade association on greenhouse gas regulatory policies, and defending antitrust price-fixing claims and government investigations.

Mr. Boro is the Chair of the Executive Committee of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section.  He has tried civil and criminal cases to jury verdicts, and has served as defense liaison counsel in multidistrict antitrust and unfair competition class action cases.  He served as a trial panel attorney from 1992 to 1999 on the Federal Public Defender's Criminal Justice Defense Panel for the Northern District of California, and was a consultant to Legal Aid of Marin in 1994.
 
Mr. Boro clerked for Justice Byron R. White of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., and Judge Walter J. Cummings of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Illinois. He has a juris doctor degree, a master's degree in public policy, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

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