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David L. Strauss

Vice President, Head Marketing Group Counsel & Head IP Counsel
Schaumburg, IL, USA

David Strauss is Vice President and Head Marketing Group Counsel and Head IP Counsel for Experian. He has been with Experian since December 2002. Mr. Strauss manages the legal affairs for both Experian's Marketing Solutions and Automotive business units, as well as for Experian's Government Services vertical.  Additionally, he manages Experian's intellectual property program. 

Prior to joining Experian, Mr. Strauss served as both Acting General Counsel/Secretary and Assistant General Counsel at the publicly-traded (NYSE) printing company, Wallace (now part of R.R. Donnelley). Prior to Wallace, Mr. Strauss was a Partner at the Chicago law firm of Arnstein & Lehr, where his practice focused on commercial litigation. 

Mr. Strauss was admitted to the Wisconsin and Illinois bars in 1993.  He received a B.A. (cum laude) in Political Science and Psychology from Duke University in 1989 and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1993.  At Wisconsin Law School, Mr. Strauss was Associate Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review, which published his Comment, "Where There's Smoke, There's the Firefighter's Rule:  Containing the Conflagration After 100 Years," Wis. L. Rev. -- December, 1992.

Mr. Strauss currently serves as Board President for Erasing the Distance, a non-profit dedicated to shedding light on mental illness through theatre.


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