David Ruiz

Wanna Raise? Top Silicon Valley Counsel Give 8 Tips for Women Lawyers

David Ruiz

Top in-house lawyers at a Silicon Valley event focused on women and compensation in the legal industry shared this advice on how to get paid more.

Facebook Fine Could Slow Future EU Launches

David Ruiz

Katten Muchin Rosenman's Doron Goldstein discusses how Facebook's recent $122 million fine by EU regulators could affect future expansion efforts in the region.

Uber Names Salle Yoo Chief Legal Officer, Creating GC Vacancy

David Ruiz

Uber general counsel Salle Yoo is being promoted to chief legal officer as the company begins an external search for a new GC.

Will Food Delivery Robots Be Banned in San Francisco?

David Ruiz

In the latest clash between regulators and high-tech entrepreneurs, a San Francisco supervisor introduced a bill this week to ban food delivery robots on city sidewalks, citing potential risk to pedestrians and people with disabilities.

Lucy Bassli, Assistant GC at Microsoft on Legal Operations Outside Silicon Valley

By David Ruiz

Lucy Bassli, assistant GC of legal operations and contracts at Microsoft Corp., discusses legal operations outside of Silicon Valley and how important people are in the practice.

5 Questions Would-Be Whistleblowers Need to Ask

David Ruiz

Becoming a whistleblower is emotionally exhausting and potentially career-ending. We reached out to labor and employment attorneys about which questions employees should ask themselves when they're considering whether to expose wrongdoing by their companies.

Administrative Law Judge Denies Google Motion to Dismiss DOL Case

David Ruiz

Judge Steven Berlin in San Francisco denied Google's motion filed under seal in April seeking to dismiss the Department of Labor's complaint accusing the company of failing to comply with an external audit of its employee compensation data.

Microsoft Hires Ex-FTC Commissioner as Cybersecurity, Privacy Lead

David Ruiz

Former commissioner for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Julie Brill will be deputy general counsel and report directly to Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith. Brill joins the company after roughly a year with Hogan Lovells.

Who Will Regulate Flying Cars?

David Ruiz

In a bid to make science fiction reality, companies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere are scrambling to come out with the first flying cars but there will be many regulatory obstacles to overcome before they are at your local dealer, these attorneys say.

New Counsel Rules Meant to Keep Sharks Out of 'Ocean of Data' Could Slow Work, Raise Costs, Firms Say

David Ruiz

Recently issued cybersecurity guidelines by the Association of Corporate Counsel are meant to prevent data breaches but some lawyers are saying they will add hours and dollars to projects.

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