Leadership Lunch Series | Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Leadership Lunch Series
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 132

MON, AUG 27 Orientation – Meet BCLB!

Adam Sterling

Berkeley Center for Law and Business

WED, SEPT 5  The Venture Capital Counsel

Max Eisenberg & Scott James

Polaris Partners & Data Collective


Women in Business Law Initiative: Unlocking Effective Mentorship in Corporate Law

Amanda Rinkoff (JD ’07)


MON, SEPT 17 How to Win at Corporate Law

Brian Savage


MON, SEPT 24 Strategic Planning for a Successful Legal Career! What Do You Need to Do Now?

Julie Brush

Solutus Legal Search LLC

WED, SEPT 26 Corporations in Crisis

Aaron Zamost


MON, OCT 1 Funding Global Innovation

Marcos Ojeda

European Investment Bank Group

WED, OCT 3 Corporate Counsel 101

Boris Kogan (JD ’09)

Ellie Mae

MON, OCT 8 The View from the C-Suite

Gil Labrucherie (JD ’96)

Nektar Therapeutics

MON, OCT 15 Developing California – A Case Study on the Intersection of Law, Business, and Policy in Real Estate

Bill Falik

Adjunct Professor

WED, OCT 17 Unlocking Global Compliance

Joseph Azam


FRI, OCT 19 Legal AI Innovations (co-sponsored by BCLT)

Andrew Antos, Thomas Hamilton, & Bebe Chueh

Klarity Law, Ross Intelligence, Atrium LTS

MON, OCT 22 Pro Bono in a Transactional World (co-sponsored by Pro Bono Program)

Jennifer Kroman

Cleary Gottlieb



Tales of Regulatory Work in D.C.

Howard Shelanski, Jesse Solomon & Jai Massari 

Davis Polk

WED, OCT 24 Judging at the Federal Level

Sara Ellis, Terry J. Hatter Jr., William E. Smith & Jon S. Tigar

Federal Judges

FRI, OCT 26 Smart Course Planning

Adam Sterling

Berkeley Center for Law and Business

MON, OCT 29 What Makes Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Valuable?

Brian Kuhn

IBM Legal

WED, OCT 31 Is Blockchain the Future of Business?

Adrienne Harris

States Title


6 PM – 7 PM 

The Pension Crisis

William Lerach

Pensions Forensics


Counseling the Shared Economy

Kristin Sverchek