Law Firm Sponsors

mofologo230x60 We are Morrison & Foerster — a global firm of exceptional credentials. With more than 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices in key technology and financial centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, investment banks, and Fortune 100, technology and life science companies. We’ve been included on The American Lawyer’s A-List for 10 straight years, and Chambers Global named MoFo its 2013 USA Law Firm of the Year. Our lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and business-minded results for our clients, while preserving the differences that make us stronger.

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Akin Gump 230Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. A frequent recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, its leadership in groundbreaking transactions and its depth in public policy, Akin Gump provides a comprehensive suite of services for global companies and local individuals. Our team of litigators, dealmakers, and policy lawyers and advisors collaborate with a single goal: the success of our clients.

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Cooley2016-230 Cooley’s attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and bet-the-company litigation, often where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 800 lawyers across 11 offices in the United States and China. The firm was recognized as an Elite “Top-25 Innovative Law Firm” by Financial Times and has more than 5,000 private and 500 public company clients.

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FenwickFor more than four decades, Fenwick & West LLP  has helped some of the world’s most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology, life sciences and cleantech sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation. With the same passion for excellence and innovation reflected in our client base, our firm is making revolutionary changes to the practice of law through substantial investments in proprietary technology tools and processes. Our clients demand—and deserve—new ways to receive best-in-class legal services more effectively. At Fenwick, we are proud to be shaping our legal services to do just that.

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Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with over 1,000 lawyers in 20 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients.

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latham230x60Latham & Watkins LLP is dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. From a global platform of offices in the world’s major financial, business and regulatory centers, the firm’s lawyers help clients succeed.

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Mintz 230Mintz creates breakthrough legal strategies that help clients solve problems and forge ahead. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We help clients comply with evolving regulations and compete in emerging markets. While meeting their increasing financing needs, we can also assist with handling employment and labor issues. To compete tomorrow, you need the best business strategy now. We’ll help you make the next move.

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MorganLewis230Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive litigation, merger and acquisition, finance & restructuring, regulatory, intellectual property, and employment and benefits legal services to corporate clients in many industries and markets. We craft and execute business- and industry-specific strategies that address the full scope of our clients’ challenges and opportunities in the courtroom, in the boardroom, within the workforce, and in government and policy matters. Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers 725 partners and nearly 2,000 lawyers—as well as scores of patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 28 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Munger TollesFor more than 50 years, Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys have been partnering with clients on their most important and complex cases and deals. With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we maintain a national and international practice. Our principal areas of practice include litigation, corporate, labor and employment, environmental, real estate, financial restructuring and tax.

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Orrick 230 v2

Orrick is a leading global law firm focused on counseling companies in the infrastructure, finance and tech sectors. Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the firm has 26 offices across key markets in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. Chambers Global cites the firm’s teams for leadership across 43 transactional and litigation practice areas and recognizes 97 Orrick lawyers worldwide as leading practitioners. Recognizing Orrick’s strong culture of client service excellence, mentoring, inclusion and community responsibility, American Lawyer named the firm to its 2014 and 10-Year A-List.

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PaulHastings230In today’s world of transformative change, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. Our innovative approach and unmatched client service has helped guide our journey to becoming one of the world’s leading global law firms in such a short time. Founded in 1951, Paul Hastings has grown strategically to anticipate and respond to our clients needs’ in markets across the globe. We have a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.

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Sidley230v3Sidley is a global law firm committed to providing excellent client service, fostering a culture of cooperation and mutual respect, and creating opportunities for lawyers of all backgrounds. With 2,000 lawyers across 20 offices worldwide, talent and teamwork are central to Sidley’s work for clients in all types of legal matters, from complex transactions to “bet the company” litigation to cutting-edge regulatory issues. We provide comprehensive regulatory, enforcement and litigation solutions in matters involving the SEC, the CFTC, FINRA, state attorneys general and state securities regulators. Chambers USA in 2017 has once again ranked our Securities Regulation practices in the top ranks of U.S. law firms.

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WilmerHale offers unparalleled legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients. We practice at the very top of the legal profession and offer a cutting-edge blend of capabilities that enables us to handle deals and cases of any size and complexity. Today, businesses face greater scrutiny and more “bet the company” issues than ever before. With a practice unsurpassed in depth and scope by any other major firm, we have the ability to anticipate obstacles, seize opportunities and get the case resolved or the deal done—and the experience and know-how to prevent it from being undone.

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WSG&RWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

Details

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
7:00 am - 8:15 am (breakfast & check-in)
8:15 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley (details, map)
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, California 94303
CLE Credit: 6.25 hours (approved in CA)

Corporate Sponsors

AlixPartners230 v2

Ankura 230x60

Cornerstone230-v2

FTI Consulting

KPMG 230

RSM 230 v3

Stoneturn 230 v2

Law Firm Sponsors

mofologo230x60

Akin Gump 230

Cooley2016-230

Fenwick

latham230x60

Mintz 230

MorganLewis230

Munger Tolles

Orrick 230 v2

PaulHastings230

Sidley230v3

WSG&R