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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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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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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O'Melveny 230O’Melveny, a global law firm with 15 offices, is home to a talented team of more than 800 lawyers who help our clients grow, protect their assets, and navigate the challenges of complex law and regulation. A combination of sophisticated legal and business counseling and impeccable service has made us counsel of choice to an ever-growing list of market leaders, creating opportunities for our people to engage in the most challenging and exciting work. Even better, while we set an incredibly high bar for ourselves, we love what we do and have great fun along the way.

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Orrick 230 v2Orrick 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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PerkinsCoiePerkins Coie has more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia that provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to clients that span the range of entities in the business world—from FORTUNE 50 corporations to small, independent startups, as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

 

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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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Steplogo

Over the past six decades, Steptoe has established a reputation for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix, and Washington. The firm is known for its ability to help clients solve high-stakes, multi-dimensional problems, particularly those with a governmental aspect.

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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 10, 2018
7:00 am - 8:15 am (breakfast & check-in)
8:15 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Fairmont Hotel (details, map)
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, California 94108
CLE Credit: 6.25 hours (approved in CA)
SEF2014 CLE -sm6.25 hrs CLE credit approved in CA. Forms available here.

Materials

Links to materials available here.

Corporate Sponsors

AlixPartners230 v2

Ankura 230x60

Cornerstone230-v2

FTI Consulting

KPMG 230

Stoneturn 230 v2

RSM 230 v3

Law Firm Sponsors

mofologo230x60

Akin Gump 230

Cooley2016-230

Fenwick

latham230x60

MorganLewis230

Munger Tolles

O'Melveny 230

Orrick 230 v2

PaulHastings230

PerkinsCoie

Sidley230v3

Steplogo

WSG&R