Adobe Taps Silver Spring GC To Lead Its Legal Department

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT) -- Adobe Systems Inc. is bringing on Michael A. Dillon, the general counsel of networking solutions provider Silver Spring Networks, to head its own legal division, the software giant said Monday.

Recognized for his defense of open communications policies and alternative fee arrangements, Dillon will join Adobe on Thursday as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary after two years at Silver Spring, replacing Karen Cottle, who served as Adobe's general counsel for a decade.

“Mike's background spans a broad spectrum of legal areas and he...
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