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), and 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

Christine Paster and Karen Reyes

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

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WED, FEB 12

The Uber IPO: One Heck of a Ride

Alan Denenberg, Daniel Fox, and Tierney O’Rourke

Davis Polk & Wardwell

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WED, FEB 19

The Perfect Email: How to Succeed and Be Happy in BigLaw

Jon Novotny, Mitzi Chang (BA ’99), and John Casnocha (JD ’12)

Goodwin Procter

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MON, FEB 24

Inside the World of Venture Capital

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

A Crash Course in Private Equity M&A

Benjamin Clinger

Kirkland & Ellis

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MON, MAR 9

Acquiring a Venture-Backed Company

Kyle Krpata & Nick Doloresco

Weil, Gotshal & Manges 

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WED, MAR 11

[CANCELED
due to COVID-19]

Impact Investing 101

Jesse Finfrock (JD ’14)

Morrison & Foerster 

Postponed

TUES, MAR 17

[CANCELED
due to COVID-19]

Why the DOJ Fails to Prosecute Executives

(Powered by the Writer-in-Residence Program)

Jesse Eisinger

ProPublica

Postponed

WED, MAR 18

[CANCELED
due to COVID-19]

Playing the Corporate Law Game as an Associate

TBD

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Postponed

WED, APRIL 8

[CANCELED
due to COVID-19]

Taking Teamwork to the Next Level

Mary Anne Becking and Miles Palley (JD ’12)

Dropbox

Postponed

MON, APRIL 13

Women in M&A

(Powered by the Women in Business Law Initiative)

Jane Ross, Rita O’Neill, Ingrid Rechtin and Megan Gess

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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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THURS, APRIL 16

COVID-19 and the Legal Profession

Panel of 6 Attorneys

Sidley Austin

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*Unless noted as separate location.


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