Economics of Legal Practice (09/10/2011)

Are you interested in learning about how lawyers are compensated, how companies select outside counsels, how firms and legal departments are organized, budgeted, and financed, and other topics and career advices related to the economics in legal practice?  We hope you do, because CALOBA will host an educational event designed to educate members about the economics of legal practices on September 10, open to all members, law students, and professionals.  Two well-established legal professionals will share their insights about these topics from the in-house perspective and the law firm's point of view through a moderated discussion.

Amy Schuh (bio)
Ms. Schuh is the Chief of Staff, Vice President & Deputy General Councel of Operations & Alliances at Hewlett-Packard Company.  Before her current position, Ms. Schuh served as the Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Investigations and Compliance at HP.  Ms. Schuh also co-chaired HP's Pro Bono Program.  Before join HP, Ms. Schuh worked as a litigator at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Gordon Davidson (bio)
Mr. Davidson is a partner in the Corporate Group and the chairman of Fenwick & West LLP.  Mr. Davidson advises high technology companies, clean technology and life sciences companies, venture capital investors, and investment banks.  National Law Journal ranks Mr. Davidson as One of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America in 2006.

Time: 2-4 PM on Saturday, September 10
Venue: Fenwick & West's Mountain View office (Conference Room 101, 801 California St., Mountain View, CA)
RSVP: Please RSVP below by Friday, September 9 to facilitate venue arrangement.
Cost: Free to paid CALOBA members, and $10/$5 for professionals/students.  Event payment can be made below.  We strongly encourage you to become a paid member ($20/$10 per year for professional/student, $100 for life) by first fill in a membership form (, and then pay the membership due (

Hope you can attend this event!  Please help us to forward this notice to local Chinese law students and professionals, or other Chinese who may be interested to participate.