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Thomas G. Seaman

Thomas G. Seaman

Orbis International LLC
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Harrison, NY, USA


Thomas G. Seaman is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Orbis International, Inc., a global organization dedicated to eye healthcare and eradicating preventable blindness.  Prior thereto he was SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Teladoc, Inc., the oldest and largest telemedicine company in the United States; SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Best Doctors, Inc., a global medical information provider; SVP, General Counsel and Secretary of GoldenSource Corporation, a global software company; and VP, General Counsel and Secretary of BenefitPoint Holding Corp.  In addition, Mr. Seaman was formerly the Corporate Counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.; and Corporate Counsel of Reliance Group Holdings, Inc.

In over 25 years of practicing law Mr. Seaman has developed extensive experience in securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, health care services, telemedicine, insurance, international legal affairs, technology, intellectual property and corporate governance matters.  Prior to his in-house legal positions, he was with the firm Shearman & Sterling concentrating in corporate and international finance, and private equity transactions.  Mr. Seaman is an honors graduate of Columbia University (A.B.) and St. John’s University School of Law (J.D.), where he was a member of the Law Review.  He also completed an advanced program in securities law at Harvard Law School. 

Mr. Seaman is the author of a number of articles including, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act--Recent Developments, St. John's University School of Law Corporate Counsel Institute (2010); Options Backdating, City Bar Center for CLE (2008); Electronic Contracts, City Bar Center for CLE (2003); Electronic Signatures, The New York City Bar (2001); Impact of the New Audit Committee Requirements on the Solicitation of Proxies, The New York City Bar (2000); and Underwriting Documents: Their Purpose and Content, Practicing Law Institute (1988).  He is a member of the New York, California, and U.S. Supreme Court Bar. 

Mr. Seaman sits on the board of directors of Tuesday’s Children, the largest charitable organization dedicated to helping families impacted by 9/11 and other acts of terrorism; and is a member of the Advisory Council of The Fresh Air Fund, A charitable organization founded in 1877 to give inner-city children summer vacations.

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