Kathleen A. Bryan
Corporate Vice President, Motorola, Inc., Law Department
Kathy Bryan is corporate vice president of Motorola's Corporate Law Department and has responsibility for
worldwide litigation. From 1997 until 2002, Kathy oversaw the legal affairs for Motorola's semiconductor
and automotive businesses and had responsibility for the two way radio business from 2002 to 2005. Kathy
also has been responsible for environmental, health and safety and product-safety areas.
Kathy joined Motorola in 1989, as the commercial lawyer for the government business. In 1991, Kathy was
assigned to address environmental class-action lawsuits in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz. In 1996, Kathy
was appointed vice president and promoted to lead all litigation matters for Motorola one year later. Kathy
was elected corporate vice president in 1999, and has been a member of Motorola's Law Department
Management Board since 1998.
Kathy has developed "best-in-class" litigation-management techniques and created a system of regional
counsel firms across the country in support of Motorola's need for regional representation. She speaks
frequently on various litigation topics and has served as a subject matter expert for several publications,
including U.S. Business Litigation. Kathy also serves on the Board of Directors for the Constitutional
Rights Foundation and the Illinois Civil Justice League.
Prior to joining Motorola, Kathy was in private practice at several major law firms in Boston, Mass., and
Washington, D.C., where she concentrated in commercial litigation and government contracts. Kathy
earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, and a law degree from
Northeastern University School of Law.