Licensed to practice law in California, Washington and Washington DC, Derek’s law practice has an emphasis on business and corporate law, litigation and arbitration as well as mergers and acquisitions. His firm, Thiele & May LLP, advises clients on a broad range of transactional business law matters including employment agreements, acquisition and divestiture initiatives, contract drafting and negotiations as well as litigation avoidance and strategic planning. Litigation expertise includes trial and dispute resolution covering product liability, real estate, personal injury, medical malpractice, contract and business disputes. Derek is also a California real estate broker and is fluent in German. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) from the Santa Barbara College of Law.
B. Chandler May, MD, JD, MS, FCLM
(RETIRED) Licensed to practice both medicine and law in California. He is a recognized international speaker on allergic disorders and is currently authoring a novel article on the contemporary treatment of influenza. He holds a Master's Degree (MS) in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University and Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Texas.His internship was in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with a residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery. Bruce is a fellow the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American College of Legal Medicine. He holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) from the Santa Barbara College of Law.