Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati frequently hosts and sponsors a broad range of events and participates in speaking engagements worldwide. The firm offers specialized seminars, panels and conferences for our clients, the legal community and other influencers to provide perspective on the latest developments and best practices in law and business. For information regarding events and speaking engagements, please call Marketing at (650) 320-4529.

On-Demand Learning and Recorded Events

The Firm is proud to offer a selection of On-Demand Learning videos—online client-education classes designed to help in-house attorneys and their teams keep current with the ever-changing legal and regulatory landscape and get MCLE credit in available states.


WSGR Events

Thursday, October 24, 2019
WSGR/Palo Alto, CA
Marketing Contact: Lori Doyle
College for Clients: Mind the GAAP: General Counsels and Accountants 
To better aid our clients, WSGR will present a seminar providing guidance to In-house counsel who deal with matters involving the company’s accounting function. Responsibilities range from implementing internal controls that have bearing on financial reporting or disclosures, to answering auditor inquiries, to negotiating engagement terms with accountants. Investigations and events arise that create contingencies and risk to the financial statements. In these situations, accountants look to in-house counsel to provide guidance. This session will address frequent events that in-house counsel face and discuss strategies to best prepare for and address.
Speakers: Mike Labriola, WSGR; Ben Crosson, WSGR; Michael Lin, Morgan Franklin Consulting; and Dave Alpago, Ernst & Young
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 to Thursday, November 14, 2019
WSGR/Palo Alto, CA
Marketing Contact: Lori Doyle
WSGR Healthcare Investment Forum 
WSGR presents an opportunity for life sciences venture investment firms to connect with promising start-up clients, non-client targets, and university professors to discuss potential funding. Entrepreneurs and early-stage life sciences companies may apply to privately pitch their ideas for investment.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
WSGR/Palo Alto, CA
Marketing Contact: Lori Doyle
College for Clients: Delaware Pitfalls: Solving Corporate Formalities Problems Before It’s Too Late 
To better aid our clients, WSGR will present a seminar providing guidance to In-house counsel who deal with Sections 204 and 205 of the DGCL which have brought to light many frequently occurring technical issues. As a result, corporate drafting errors are more likely to come to light, and can be expensive to fix after the fact. This session will walk attendees through helpful tips, provide pointers, and highlight other relevant Delaware law advice when it comes to frequently occurring mistakes in documenting a transaction. We will offer thoughts on how to avoid technical missteps and suggestions for fixing problems before they compound.
Speaker: Ryan Greecher, Amy Simmerman
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Affiliated Programs

Thursday, October 24, 2019
LabCentral/San Diego, CA
Marketing Contact: Lori Doyle
LaunchBio: Larger Than Life Science: Spot On-Communicating Your Science Simply and Directly 
WSGR is sponsoring LaunchBio’s Larger Than Life Science seminar that asks attendees to place themselves into the role of a learner and discover some of the challenges the public faces when they try to understand the science. Through shared experience, this session will generate a list of best practices that company founders can begin to implement immediately
Thursday, October 24, 2019
WSGR/San Francisco, CA
Marketing Contact: Margaret Flenner
Xoogler Fireside Chat with Stripe’s COO, Claire Hughes Johnson 
WSGR is hosting for a Fireside chat with Google Alumni Claire Hughes Johnson, Stipe’s COO, and Gretchen Howard, Robinhood’s COO. Gretchen will be leading the discussion and will facilitate special questions from the audience about Claire’s time and previous role at Google, her transition, and how she has helped Stripe grow and scale like no other tech company.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Sky Garden/London, UK
Marketing Contact: Nancy Farestveit
London Tech Leaders Reception 
Please join us high above London for food and drinks after Day 1 of the Conference. Drake Star Partners, Harbert European Growth Capital and Taylor Wessing (in partnership with WSGR) are bringing together a select group of investors and CEOs to make new connections, share ideas, and take in the views from the Sky Garden.
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