DALLAS — September 1, 2016 — Epsilon®, a global leader in creating connections between people and brands, today announced that Lisa Staler Gallerano has joined as General Counsel, based out of the organization’s Irving, TX headquarters and reporting to Bryan Kennedy, Chief Executive of Epsilon/Conversant.
As General Counsel, Gallerano will oversee all legal matters for Epsilon and its Conversant business and serve as the primary legal advisor to the organization and its senior management team. Her responsibilities will include providing guidance and direction on legal matters associated with commercial transactions, tax, compliance, regulatory, litigation and intellectual property. Gallerano will lead and manage the organization’s internal legal function, guiding a team of over 40 legal and para-legal professionals. Additionally, she will oversee and support the execution of customer and vendor transactions.
“The complexity of Epsilon and Conversant’s business, across marketing channels and offerings, is considerable and the company continues to grow rapidly on a global scale. The role of General Counsel requires deep talent and leadership, with experience operating in and around large, global organizations,” shared Kennedy. “As one of the leading litigators in Dallas, who has navigated complex legal issues across industries, I am confident Lisa’s guidance as General Counsel will enable continued success and growth for our organization.”
Prior to Epsilon, Gallerano served as a Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP for 19 years. During this time Gallerano advised Alliance Data on various matters including M&A transactions. She has been named to The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation since 2013 and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Gallerano holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Dallas and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law.
“After a tenured career in big law, I am eager to change gears and bring my expertise to Epsilon to lead the organization’s legal efforts,” added Gallerano. “I am excited to join an organization that is recognized as a leader in its space with the industry’s top talent supporting the largest brands in the world.”
Epsilon is a global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World’s Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Network, #1 Largest U.S. Agency from All Disciplines and #1 Largest U.S. Mobile Marketing Agency, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit www.epsilon.com, follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg or call 1.800.309.0505.
Conversant is a leader in personalized digital marketing. Conversant helps the world’s biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people. We offer a fully integrated personalization platform, personalized media programs and one of the world’s largest affiliate marketing network—all fueled by a deep understanding of what motivates people to engage, connect and buy. For more information, please visit www.conversantmedia.com.