Jeff Fraum is a Senior Associate General Counsel for the American Dental Association and has been with the ADA since December, 2007. Jeff clerked for the Hon. John C. Eldridge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, and began practicing with the New Jersey law firm of Hannoch Weisman. Immediately prior to coming to the ADA, Jeff worked for a multinational supplier of telecommunications equipment. Jeff currently serves as counsel to the ADA’s Council on Dental Practice. Jeff also works on preparing and negotiating ADA contracts (including areas such as consulting, services, procurement, advertising, and licensing).
His published pieces include: “Covering Your Assets (Doing Business with a Customer or a Supplier Having Financial Difficulties)” ACC Docket, September 2006, pp. 61-74; “Discretion, Valor and Joint Ventures” The Practical Lawyer, Volume 50 Number 8, December 2004, pp. 11-19; “What to Do When the Customer or Supplier Is in Financial Trouble” The Practical Lawyer, Volume 50 Number 1, February 2004, pp. 23-41; “Transfers of Technology Rights to Joint Ventures” The Practical Lawyer, Volume 46 Number 3, April 2000, pp. 11-15; “A Model Questionnaire for Expediting Review of Software Licensing Agreements”, The Practical Lawyer, Volume 46 Number 8, December 2000, pp. 11-15; and “Take Our Sons/Daughters to Work Day” ACC Docket, April 2009, pp. 42-46.
Jeff received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark and his undergraduate degree from Haverford College. He was previously admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Illinois (and maintains membership in New Jersey and Illinois), and is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.