Meet Our CLOs

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Solid experience. Dedicated to your business.

Our team of Palladium CLOs have extensive experience as in-house general counsels for small and large companies across many diverse industries. We match the best executive to your business need and industry to provide a CLO who has the immediate knowledge to deliver results. Contact us today to get started.

Frank Owen - Chief Legal Officer

Frank Owen brings over three decades of experience in a wide range of areas. He is a dynamic and dedicated attorney with extensive experience in corporate and business law. His expertise includes dealing with all types of business operations as well as managing policy issues, compliance and corporate governance.


Ian R. Fried has over a decade of experience serving as in-house counsel for various companies engaged in manufacturing, sports and entertainment. He has extensive experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing various agreements, particularly intellectual property licensing and personal services contracts. In addition to his skills as an attorney, Mr. Fried has assisted companies with event planning, production and marketing.

Aaron James - CLO

G. Aaron James is a seasoned professional with substantial experience in the technology and finance industries. Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, he was a two-sport Division I varsity athlete as a football player and captain of the track and field team. Upon graduating, Aaron took over the reins of the Technical Support and Services Division of the Handisoft Foundation,

Ned Lewis - CLO

Ned has General Counsel experience in the financial services, technology, and manufacturing industries. He has performed as Counsel to the Executive Director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting and Regulation, at the Pace University/ Lubin Graduate School of Business in New York City, acting as the Legal counselor to the Center and its graduate program, and as a lecturer and legal authority on U.S. and overseas securities regulatory law, corporate governance, regulation of banks