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  • Business Law, Securities Law
  • State Bar of California
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate Law & Governance
  • Internal & Government Investigations
  • Business Litigation & Counseling
  • Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Supreme Court of California
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth & Tenth Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern, & Southern District of California
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U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
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Professional Experience
Stanford Law School
Editor, Stanford Law Review; Recipient, Frank Baker Belcher Evidence Award
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Interdisciplinary Studies Yale University
With Distinction and Honors, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
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Selected as one of Lawdragon's "100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation," 2008
Named in the 2007 and 2008 editions of Chambers USA: America's Top Business Lawyers
Selected for inclusion in the 2007 edition of The Legal 500 US
Featured in InsideCounsel's "Crisis Rolodex" as one of the "Best Lawyers to Call in a Worst-Case Scenario" (White-Collar Scandal category), April 2007
Named one of the "Top Women Litigators" by the Daily Journal, 2007
Named one of the nation's "Top 10 Commercial Litigation Lawyers" by U.S. Lawyer Rankings in 2007 and 2008
Featured in Lawdragon 500 New Stars, New Worlds List, 2006
Featured in the 2006, 2007, and 2008 editions of Best Lawyers in America
Named in 2005, 2006, and 2007 as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine
Articles & Publications
Speaking Engagements
"The GC's Mandate: Leadership and Accountability," The Economist, December 2007
"New SEC Rules on Executive Compensation and Stock Option Disclosure and the Option Granting Scandals," Glass Legal Works, November 2006
"The Stock Option Scandal: Emerging Option Grant Issues," AIG, October 2006
Presenter, Option Backdating Session, Stanford Directors' College, June 2006
"Dura Pharmaceuticals: The Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Shareholder Class Actions," CLE Program, May 10, 2005
"Recent Trends in SEC Enforcement," California CPA Society, November 8, 2004
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Contact & Map
650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Telephone: (650) 320-4888
Fax: (650) 493-6811
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