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General Counsel

Ms. Ellen Bancroft is our General Counsel with responsibility for all corporate, legal, governance and SEC matters. Prior to joining us in March 2021, she was a partner at the global law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP for eight years, serving as the Office Managing Partner for almost six years. Prior to that, Ms. Bancroft was a Partner at Dorsey & Whitney, LLP and at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. Her practice included corporate and securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, SEC regulations, general corporate counseling and corporate governance. She has completed more than 70 public and private mergers and acquisitions ranging in size from several million to more than $1 billion, and has worked on more than 50 public offerings.

Ms. Bancroft holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt Law School. From 2007 to 2021, she was listed as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” and in 2019 was named Orange County Lawyer of the Year, Securities/Capital Markets Law.