Adjunct Professors, Fall 2017


Adjunct Professor David Radunsky has been at Perot Investments, the Ross Perot family investment office, since 2002. Until 2016, he was general counsel and chief operating officer; since then he has been active in direct investing.

As general counsel, his duties included negotiating and drafting legal instruments of all kinds, including partnership and other company agreements, acquisition agreements, intellectual property license agreements, employment agreements, and settlement agreements.

Mr. Radunsky began his career at the Carrington Coleman law firm in Dallas, where he practiced for twenty years. During the first five years, he had experience across a broad range of fields, including real estate, divorce, tax, litigation, etc. He then focused his practice in tax and business transactions, including complex oil and gas deals, real estate deals, and general corporate matters. From 1991 through 1997 he was General Counsel (and a director and Chief Operating Officer) at Tecnol Medical Products, a medical device manufacturing company he had incorporated as a young lawyer when it was founded. As general counsel, he led Tecnol through its initial public offering, eight acquisitions, building and defending a complex intellectual property portfolio, multiple lawsuits, and, finally, a sale of the company to Kimberly-Clark.

Mr. Radunsky also was a founding partner in a medical device startup company and is the first named inventor in multiple patents.

Mr. Radunsky graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri Law School where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Since August 2011, Mr. Radunsky has been a Master in the Higginbotham Inn of Court.


Adjunct Professor Ignacio Perez de la Cruz will teach the Criminal Law Topics - White Collar Crime in Fall 2017. Professor Perez de la Cruz currently works as a civil trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice in Dallas. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University in molecular biology and a Ph.D. from MIT in neurobiology. He then graduated from Harvard Law School in 2008. Before and during law school, he worked as a patent agent at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, drafting and securing biotechnology patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. After graduating from law school, Professor Perez de la Cruz joined the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Tax Division, in Washington D.C. as a trial attorney. At DOJ, he investigated and prosecuted tax fraud and related white-collar offenses throughout the country, including in California, Alaska and Wyoming. He also served two six-month stints as a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) in Washington D.C. and in San Diego. As a SAUSA in D.C., he conducted over twenty trials. As a SAUSA in San Diego, he prosecuted primarily immigration and drug smuggling crimes. As part of DOJ's OPDAT program, professor Perez de la Cruz has also trained prosecutors and investigators  in Guatemala on how to investigate and prosecute money laundering. 

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