General Counsel and Secretary, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
David Harshman is Vice President of Legal and Administration, General Counsel and Secretary of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, this Toshiba US subsidiary provides digital products, services and solutions, including portable computers, portable devices, imaging camera products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; business telephone systems, and industrial cloud services and solutions. The company provides sales, marketing, and support services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. Mr. Harshman is responsible for managing all legal and administrative affairs of the company, including HR. Before joining Toshiba Mr. Harshman’s experience included serving in private law practice specializing in intellectual property matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Harshman worked as an industrial and systems engineer in computer manufacturing and service businesses.
Mr. Harshman graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science. He received his law degree from the University Of San Diego School Of Law, and is admitted to the California Bar. He is also admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, and licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Harshman is licensed to practice as a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
He is also a California registered professional engineer. Mr. Harshman is on the faculty of the School of Business and Economics at California State University Fullerton teaching Internet, Entertainment, and Employment Law courses. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and Orange County Asian American Bar Association. Mr. Harshman is a past winner of the Orange County Business Journal’s award for Outstanding General Counsel of a private company. Last but not least he is a lifetime member of the ARC organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.