Entrepreneurship and Law Speaker Series Kicks Off Tuesday, March 26

Dear UW Law Students and Faculty:

We’re pleased to announce an 8-part speaker series curated by Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen that focuses on the intersectionality of entrepreneurship and law. This series features an array of experienced legal professionals working at firms with deep VC expertise. The series begins in two weeks, on Tuesday, March 26, and continues weekly on Tuesdays through May 14.

The series is being held in room 133 from 12:30–1:20 p.m. and there will be pizza on hand for lunch.

Tuesday, March 26

China’s VC Financing and Innovation Ecosystem & Law

  • Adam Li, Partner, JunHe (Shanghai and NY)

Tuesday, April 2

Fund Formation & Legal Issues: From VCs, Private Equity to Hedge Funds

  • Bob Perez, Foster Garvey

Tuesday, April 9

Innovation Ecosystem & Financing for Growing Companies

  • Ken Horenstein, Founder, Pack Ventures
  • Tyler Hollenbeck, DLA Piper

Tuesday, April 16

Financing and Deal Terms: Do’s and Don’ts

  • Laura Rose Bloxham, Orrick
  • Adam D. Matherly, Karr Tuttle Campbell
  • Ben Straughan, Perkins Coie

Tuesday, April 23

Representing VC Firms

  • Alan D. Hambelton, Cooley
  • Jeana Kim, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Tuesday, April 30

Valuations in the VC Sector

  • Dat Do, Founder & CEO, Derivatas
  • Kerra Melvin, DLA Piper

Tuesday, May 7

AI & Emerging Trends in VC Financing

  • Trent Dykes, DLA Piper
  • Christina Catzoela, Orrick

Tuesday, May 14

Financing Innovations: The Pacific Northwest and Beyond

  • Craig Sherman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati