Hanover, MD (January 16, 2018) – Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm announces the placement of Gary D. Anderson as senior legal counsel at Stansberry Research, a subscription-based publisher of financial information and software serving more than 350,000 paid subscribers world-wide. The search was led by Randi Lewis, managing director in MLA’s Partner Practice Group in the company’s Baltimore office, and supported by colleagues in MLA’s In-House Practice Group in Washington, D.C.
Gary has extensive experience in both in-house and national law firm environments and is skilled in legal issues relating to the Internet, advertising, e-commerce and technology, intellectual property, privacy and cybersecurity, finanGary has extensive experience in both in-house and national law firm environments and is skilled in legal issues relating to the Internet, advertising, e-commerce and technology, intellectual property, privacy and cybersecurity, finance and accounting, compliance, employment, telecommunications, consumer protection and antitrust matters. Prior to joining Stansberry Research, Gary served in a senior in-house counsel role for a leading provider of e-commerce, hosting and online advertising and marketing solutions. Gary also has 14 years of private practice experience in prominent national law firms, where he represented clients in matters involving commercial litigation, intellectual property, consumer fraud, antitrust, class actions, mergers and acquisitions, and software development processes. He also defended numerous Fortune 500 companies in government investigations and provided advice regarding the implementation of comprehensive compliance programs, as well as company-wide privacy and security policies. Gary is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and a former auditor of financial institutions with Price Waterhouse.
“This is an important hire for Stansberry Research because Gary is the company’s first internal legal counsel and a key part of its future,” said Randi Lewis. “Gary is a great fit because he possesses a strong business acumen combined with a broad range of legal and industry-specific experience.”
Gary earned his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and was a member of the Notre Dame Law Review, and his B.A. in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
About Stansberry Research
Stansberry Research’s business is guided by two simple principles. First, its employees strive to give their customers the information they would want if the roles were reversed. Second, it only publishes analysts whose advice and strategies its employees would want their own families to read and follow. Experienced analysts, with their own unique investment strategies and philosophies, lead Stansberry’s franchise brands. As a result, the company publishes a mosaic of opinions, recommendations, and strategies. This multi-franchise approach gives the company’s work far greater breadth, creating more diverse opportunities for its subscribers. Stansberry’s franchises are linked, however, by a continuous commitment to risk management and a contrarian approach to identifying investment opportunities. The focus across franchises is on investments that are “unloved, ignored or unknown” because having an informed perspective gives Stansberry’s subscribers the best risk-to-reward opportunities.
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