JD Ellis brings to Control4 more than 12 years of in-house legal experience, representing and providing legal counsel to technology and emerging growth companies. JD brings a passion for working collaboratively with executives and board members to solve complex legal and business issues to drive positive growth. He has advised on a wide range of legal matters including, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, intellectual property, financing and securities, and employment issues.
JD served as Assistant General Counsel at Control4 for eight years prior to assuming his current role as Interim General Counsel. Prior to joining Control4, JD served as legal counsel to Ivanti (formerly LANDesk Software), managing legal affairs through a period of significant growth, and through the company’s acquisition by Emerson Electric (EMR NYSE).
JD has been admitted to the bar in California and Utah and received his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center and his bachelor’s degree in Economics from BYU.