Member Directory

Cécile Tordjman
Sr. Counsel
Cécile is a transactional IP/IT lawyer with over 12 years of experience as an attorney and in-house counsel. She is registered with the Paris bar since 2007 and has developed substantial experience in IT contract law, litigation, and intellectual property. Prior to joining Marshall Denning, Cécile spent 9 years at an IP/IT law firm and 3 years at Accenture. Her role at Marshall Denning, to deliver strategic and business-oriented solutions to clients, truly combines her previous experience working as an attorney for various industry-leading technology companies. 
Region: EMEA
Kathie Troy-Rucker
Sr. Counsel
As a senior level team-oriented and solution-focused counsel, experienced in various sectors and industries, Kathie successfully guides clients utilizing initiative, targeted strategy, collaboration, leadership and creativity. Working with organizations worldwide, Kathie employs and leverages these attributes to achieve the “win-win”.
Region: Americas
Frédéric Vanbossele
VP, Legal Services
Frédéric leads our legal services teams across the Southern Europe Region and in Switzerland. Frédéric has over 20 years' experience as a transaction lawyer, specializing in IT, Media, Consumer and International Contract Law. He has been registered with the Brussels bar since January 1996 and with the Paris bar since March 2018. Prior to joining Marshall Denning, Frédéric was the Legal Account Support Lead for Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Poland. In addition to his management role, he negotiated large BPO and ITO transactions. Previously, he worked as a lawyer in several international law firms based in Brussels (Belgium). He was also a Scientific Faculty Member of the Economic Law Department at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), co-founder of the “Business & Contracts” Research Group attached to the university and visiting professor of e-Business Law at EPHEC. Frédéric is the co-author of the Belgian Code of Economic Law drafted on behalf of the Belgian Ministry of Economy and the author of various legal publications. Frédéric established a Pro Bono First Line Legal Aid with the Social Services of the city of Geneva. Frédéric graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and received a post master degree in International and European Law from the Free University of Brussels (VUB), as well as a teaching degree from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL).
Region: EMEA
Graeme Vaughan
Sr. Lead Negotiator
Graeme is a senior commercial negotiator specialising in large scale outsourcing deals. His expertise includes private and public sector and international covering "as a service" and traditional infrastructure, application and business process outsourcing.
Region: Asia Pacific
Robert Wilson Wilson
Senior Counsel
Robert Wilson is a senior corporate and transactional attorney with extensive corporate practice and complex transnational transactions experience. His transactional background includes software licensing and SaaS/PaaS, outsourcing, and intellectual property development with clients in the insurance, healthcare, banking, telecommunications, and technology industries. His corporate background ranges from corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, data privacy, and litigation management for Fortune 500 clients across the globe. Robert has broad knowledge of Open Source Software licensing and usage issues, including drafting corporate Open Source policies and developing legal best-practices for risk management. Prior to joining Marshall Denning, Robert’s work experience includes private practice and in-house counsel positions, working for the United States Foreign Commercial Service, and serving as executive director for a state finance authority in the United States.
Region: Americas
Sarah Woodhead
Legal Counsel
Sarah brings over 25 years’ experience, both in private practice and in-house, to her role as Legal Counsel. Starting her career in law as a Barrister in independent practice, Sarah practised in London for seven years representing clients in the higher courts, appearing in the Court of Appeal and marshalling with the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. Sarah has a wealth of experience when dealing with complex, high value litigation having been rated by colleagues in the industry for providing practical, strategic, commercial and legal advice. After marrying, Sarah re-qualified as a solicitor, and in 2012 moved in-house with Hewlett-Packard where she dealt with litigious and transactional matters. In relation to her transactional work, Sarah has been identified by colleagues in the industry as someone who is able to work on complex multi-million dollar IT contracts in the financial, retail and public sectors creating commercial agreements that promote positive long-term business relationships by managing risk and enabling growth. Sarah is a member of the Marshall Denning Employment and Data Protection Working Groups. Sarah has developed particular expertise in dealing with Irish contentious and non-contentious matters.
Region: EMEA
Richard Yates
Managing Counsel
Richard is a commercial lawyer specialising in the technology and healthcare sectors. He spent 10 years as a disputes lawyer in private practice before joining CSC (now DXC Technology) as the legal lead for their healthcare business.
Region: EMEA