David Ruiz

PayPal GC Is a Top Advocate—for Her Business and Beyond

David Ruiz

Wanji Walcott, PayPal general counsel and senior vice president, brings passion for diversity, inclusion, pro bono work and tech transactions to the online payments company.

A New Leaf: How 1 CLO Works With Cannabis Industry

David Ruiz

Despite a complex network of regulations on cannabis sales, few dispensaries have a full-time in-house counsel. But one cannabis-related company just hired its first CLO.

Chief Legal Officer Salle Yoo Will Leave Uber

David Ruiz

After five years with the ride-hailing giant, Yoo will leave the company she helped build.

Tech GCs Want Courts to Help With Targeted Discovery Processes

David Ruiz

Apple's GC raised the idea of targeted discovery to lower the cost and time of litigation, and fellow tech GCs asked for the courts help in making it happen.

In-House and Outside Counsel Can Expect Higher Salaries in 2018, Study Says

David Ruiz

The best way to attract high-quality lawyers is to pay them competitively, according to Robert Half Legal's 2018 Salary Guide, which breaks down attorney pay in the United States.

With Dealmaker In CEO Seat at Uber, Should M&A Lawyers Brace Themselves?

Stephanie Forshee and David Ruiz

New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi could be gearing the company and its legal department up for some big transactions.

UC Berkeley Chief Campus Counsel Killed in Hit-and-Run

David Ruiz

Christopher Patti died Sunday in Sonoma County during a bike ride.

With Uber's New CEO Selected, Will Legal Department See Less Disruption?

Stephanie Forshee, David Ruiz and Jennifer Williams-Alvarez

The choice of a new CEO for Uber means a new GC could be appointed soon. That new GC will face numerous challenges at the helm of the troubled company's legal function.

Major Companies Offer Cash to Fight Hate Groups After Charlottesville Tragedy

David Ruiz

Donations by companies including Apple and JPMorgan Chase underscore the significance of corporate social responsibility in the Trump era.

How Upwork GC Brian Levey Helps His Company Get to the Double Bottom Line

David Ruiz

Under Levey's leadership, Upwork's law department is helping the company develop a new marketplace tied to contingent work.

Read More by David Ruiz