Leadership Lunch Series | Spring 2019

 
The Berkeley Center for Law and Business (BCLB) has partnered with Bloomberg Law for an exciting schedule of upcoming campus lunch talks as part of our Leadership Lunch Series! Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from general counsel, industry leaders, and faculty members on cutting-edge issues in the business world.
 
Thanks to the sponsors of BCLB who have helped us build the world’s most innovative, and socially conscious, business law program! 

12:45 – 1:45 PM | Boalt Hall Room 100
 
DATE TITLE

SPEAKER

 

MON, JAN 14 Funding Growth from Google

Jeremiah Gordon

CapitalG

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WED, JAN 16 The SurveyMonkey IPO

Lianna Whittleton

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati LLP

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WED, JAN 23

IPO War Stories (What You Can’t Learn From a Book)

Alan Deneberg

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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FRI, JAN 25 The Future of the City

Aria Safar (JD ’12)

LA Mayor’s Office

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MON, JAN 28 From Child Actor to Entertainment’s Legal Eagle

Jeff Cohen (BS ’96)

Cohen Gardner

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WED, JAN 30 Spilling the Beans (About Being a General Counsel)

Rachel Gonzalez (JD ’94)

Starbucks

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MON, FEB 4 The Corporate Judge

Vice Chancellor Slights

Court of Chancery

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WED, FEB 6 Social Impact Investing

Liza Lenas, Maurice Gindi, Michael Preston, & Michael James

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 

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MON, FEB 11 Hot Topics in Initial Public Offerings

Kevin Kennedy (JD ’91)

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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WED, FEB 13 Demystifying Corporate Practice: What You Should Know

Siana Lowrey (JD ’07), Bradley Libuit, Kelsey Wilcox and Lee Redfearn (JD ’17)

Cooley LLP

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WED, FEB 20 Tackling Gender Equality in Key Fields: Law, Business, Technology

Women in Business Law Initiative (co-sponsored with EGAL)

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MON, FEB 25 A Dash to Series D (The Financing of DoorDash)

Ivan Gaviria (JD ’95) & Cathy Kwon (JD ’14)

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP

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WED, FEB 27

A Crash Course in Private Equity M&A

Benjamin Clinger

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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MON, MAR 4 I Am a Happy Corporate Attorney!

Ali Assareh

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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MON, MAR 11 Hot Topics in Labor & Employment Law

Annie Villanueva & Eileen Sherman (JD ’18)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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WED, MAR 13 Takeover Offers & Complex Deal Mechanics

Martin Wellington

Sidley Austin LLP

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MON, MAR 18

Exploring Equality in BigLaw

Women in Business Law Initiative (with Luann Simmons)

 

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WED, MAR 20

Acquiring a Venture Backed Company

Kyle Krpata & Nick Doloresco

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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TUES, APR 9

 

Law Firm Hot Topic (Co-sponsored with BCLT)

TBD

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

 

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