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Steven McCracken

Steven McCracken



Steve has semi-retired from careers as an attorney and as a business executive.  For 19 years he was with an international law firm serving as a trial attorney and advisor to large and small businesses, focusing on competitive issues and intellectual property matters.  For 18 years he served as both the lead in-house attorney and as an executive responsible for various business matters, including licensing, acquisitions and international distributorships, at a NYSE-listed consumer products company.  He has served on the boards of a community bank, two privately held start-ups, and various non-profits.  He currently provides business consulting services on a contract basis, and provides legal services through the law firm of Fish & Richardson.   

Executive/Management Disciplines:

  • Corporate strategy development
  • Financing, mergers & acquisitions for growth
  • Strategic partnering for growth
  • Branding and Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
  • International distribution strategies

Professional Background:

  • Gibson, Dunn &Crutcher (Partner)
  • Callaway Golf Company (Chief Legal Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Ethics Officer)
  • Fish & Richardson (Of Counsel)
  • Topgolf International, Inc. (Director)
  • California Business Bank (Director)
  • First Tee of San Diego/Pro Kids Golf Academy (Director)


  • University of California, Irvine (BA Political Science)
  • University of Virginia School of Law (JD)


  • Married; two children; three grandchildren; one dog