Leadership Lunch Series | Spring 2020

 
The Berkeley Center for Law and Business (BCLB) has 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 | Berkeley Law | Room 100*

 

DATE TITLE

SPEAKER

 

WED, JAN 15

From Formation to the Initial Public Offering: The Lifecycle of a Company

David Ambler, Seth Gottlieb, Carlton Fleming, Isa Mackesey (JD’18), Anna Maria Galinska (LLM’14)

Cooley 

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WED, JAN 29 The Lyft IPO

Lang Liu and Andrew Hill

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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FRI, FEB 7

(Room 170)*

Judicial Clerking 101

Vice Chancellor Kathaleen S. McCormick

Delaware Court of Chancery

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MON, FEB 10

Understanding Capital Markets

TBD

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

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WED, FEB 12

The Uber IPO

TBD

Davis Polk & Wardwell

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WED, FEB 19

Law Firm Hot Topic

TBD

Goodwin Procter

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MON, FEB 24

Inside the World of Venture Capital

Brian Patterson, Lydia Galbreath (’17), and Josh Ephraim (’18)

Gunderson Dettmer

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WED, FEB 26

The Corporate Judge

Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights III

Delaware Court of Chancery

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MON, MAR 2

Anatomy of a Corporate Deal

TBD

Kirkland & Ellis

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MON, MAR 9

Acquiring a Venture-Backed Company

Kyle Krpata

Weil, Gotshal & Manges 

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WED, MAR 11

Impact Investing 101

Jesse Finfrock (’14)

Morrison & Foerster 

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WED, MAR 18

Playing the Corporate Law Game as an Associate

TBD

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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MON, MAR 30

 

Architecture of Deals: Strategies for Transactional Lawyering

Duc V. Trang

Major, Lindsey & Africa

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MON, APRIL 6

Law Firm Hot Topic

TBD

Sidley Austin

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WED, APRIL 8

 

Taking Teamwork to the Next Level

Mary Anne Becking and Miles Palley (’12)

Dropbox

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MON, APRIL 13

Women in M&A

(Powered by the Women in Business Law Initiative)

TBD

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WED, APRIL 15

AI Trends in the Legal Sector

Ken Kumayama

Skadden, Arps, Slates, Meagher & Flom LLP

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*Unless noted as separate location.