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The Seventh Annual Berkeley Fall Forum
on Corporate Governance

Hosted by Jamie Leigh and Steven Tonsfeldt of Cooley and
Stavros Gadinis of the University of California, Berkeley

Join us virtually via Zoom or in-person at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco

Conference Schedule

The conference agenda is below (all in Pacific Time):

Day 1

November 8, 2022
9:45 am
Welcome Remarks
9:55 am
The “State” of Delaware
10:45 am
The Practitioners’ Guide to Delaware
11:30 am
The Chair’s Corner
12:05 pm
Capital Markets Crystal Ball
1:35 pm
Selling to Big Tech
2:20 pm
Closing High-Profile Deals
3:10 pm
Odd Lots Podcast: Live Taping
4:05 pm
Law Professors on Twitter and Elon Musk
4:40 pm
Breaking Down the Midterm Election
5:15 pm
Closing Keynote

Day 2

November 9, 2022
9:30 am
The White Wall
10:05 am
The Talent Wars 2.0: Employee Recruitment and Retention
10:55 am
Direct: The Rise of the Middleman Economy and the Power of Going to the Source
11:30 am
ESG Keynote
12:05 pm
2023 Deal Trends
12:55 pm
Closing Keynote

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Afra Afsharipour

Professor, University of California, Davis School of Law
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Tracy Alloway

Host, Odd Lots Podcast
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Adam Badawi

Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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Randall J. Baron

Partner, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd
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Ed Batts

Partner, Gibson Dunn
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Kristin Bresnahan

General Counsel, Nobell Foods
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Ben Burdett

Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
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Jim Chanos

Founder and Managing Partner, Kynikos Associates
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Lauren Cummings

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
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David Curran

Co-Chair, Sustainability & ESG Advisory Practice, Paul, Weiss
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Alan Denenberg

Partner, Davis Polk
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Michael Diz

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
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Emily Flitter

Reporter, New York Times
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Stavros Gadinis

Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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Honorable Sam Glasscock III

Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery
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Kathryn Judge

Professor, Columbia Law School
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Jamie Leigh

Partner, Cooley
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Stephani Lewis

General Counsel & Chief Diversity Officer, IKEA North America
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Sarah Lightdale

Partner, Cooley
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Steven Lipin

Chairman and CEO, Gladstone Place Partners
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Ann Lipton

Professor, Tulane Law School
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Lisa Mango

General Counsel, One Medical (1Life Healthcare)
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Honorable Kathaleen St. J. McCormick

Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery
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Doug Parker

Chairman and CEO, American Airlines
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Frank Partnoy

Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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Sarah Payne

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
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Dave Peinsipp

Partner, Cooley
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Paul Pierson

Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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Jed Repko

Partner, Joele Frank
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Magi Richani

CEO, Nobell Foods
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Paul Scrivano

Partner, Davis Polk
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Steve Tonsfeldt

Partner, Cooley
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Joe Weisenthal

Host, Odd Lots Podcast

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