Beth Bedell is Legal Counsel for Texas Instruments Incorporated. She provides proactive, strategic legal advice and daily counseling to human resources and business partners on all aspects of employment law. Prior to joining Texas Instruments, Beth was a member of the employment litigation group at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and practiced employment, business and intellectual property litigation at Fish & Richardson. She is a magna cum laude graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the SMU Law Review. She also earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, with University Honors, from The University of Texas at Austin. Beth has been named a Rising Star in Employment and IP Litigation and a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly. She has been an active member of ASC since 2004, and after serving on several ASC committees, is honored to serve as the ASC Co-Chair for the 2016-2017 term. Beth and her husband Brad, a computer systems and network engineer, have been married for thirteen years. They have two children, a four-year-old son and a two-year-old daughter, who fill their home with laughter.