Alan Denenberg | Davis Polk
Paula Gergen (JD ’19) | Davis Polk
A conversation about how initial public offerings, IPOs, work from a finance and process perspective. Led by Alan Denenberg, partner at Davis Polk and expert on capital markets and M&A and Paula Gergen, associate at Davis Polk and Berkeley Law class of 2019 alum.
A conversation with Joseph Santiesteban (JD ’14), partner at Orrick, Melissa Levin (JD ’19), associate at Orrick & current UC Berkeley Law 2L Kate Bulger (JD ’24) about Life in Cyber Law – Data Breach Preparedness, Response, Litigation, and Enforcement.
A conversation with Andrew Person of Gunderson and Michelle Fernandes of Index about venture capital, particularly its place amidst the economic turmoil of the last couple of years. Moderated by Gina Marek, partner at Gunderson Dettmer.
Benjamin Clinger | Kirkland & Ellis
A crash course on private equity, led by Benjamin Clinger, a private equity expert and partner at Kirkland & Ellis.
The COVID-19 pandemic, recession, and political turmoil of the past several years have had a substantial impact on business transactions. This talk will dive into the nuances of completing mergers and acquisitions in the current political and economic landscape.
Kyle Krpata | Weil
Nicholas Doloresco | Weil
This talk features private equity experts Kyle Krpata and Nicholas Doloresco from Weil, and discusses the process of acquiring a venture capital backed startup.
Olga Terets | Morrison & Foerster
Benjamin T. Fox | Morrison & Foerster
Associates Olga Terets and Benjamin Fox of Morrison & Foerster come together in this talk to discuss ESG and the work that firms and corporations are doing to support sustainable practices.
This talk will discuss how to give legal advice to companies during economic down times. Featuring attorneys Tara Capsuto and Nicolas Francis and associate Meera Patel from Cooley.
This talk will discuss the day in the life of big law corporate associates in the Bay Area. Featuring Gibson Dunn associates Melanie Neary, Olivia Field, and Courtney Wang (JD ’20) and moderated by partner, Branden Berns.
Pete Jones | Skadden
Elena Pinsker | Skadden
A talk on mergers and acquisitions featuring corporate counsel Pete Jones and corporate associate Elena Pinsker from Skadden.
Wilson Sonsini represented Twitter in its acquisition by Elon Musk. Martin Korman, Katharine Martin, and Brad Sorrels, lead transaction counsel for Twitter in the matter, together with Alan Klein of Simpson Thacher, co-counsel who represented the Twitter Board, will discuss the monumental deal and the collaborative team efforts to work together to get major deals over the finish line.
Powered by the Women in Business Law Initiative. This panel discussion will explore the various challenges women face in the profession and how to overcome them. Featuring Sepideh Nasiri, Susan Akbarpour, Shirin Behzadi, and Mori Taheripour. Moderated by Maryam Naghavi.