Kilpatrick Townsend attorney Alan Dow will speak on a panel at the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel's (SVAGC) 29th Annual All Hands Meeting.This panel will discuss the challenges of running a small legal department. Drawing on their in-house experience as leaders of the legal function at a number of small companies, the panelists will take turns discussing how they work with and meet the needs of various stakeholders:

  • Board of Directors, senior management, founders, shareholders
  • Purchasing department and in-house sales and marketing team
  • HR, employees and independent contractors
  • In-house attorneys, outside counsel, litigation, and U.S. and foreign government and state regulators

Other panelists include: Julie Brooks, formerly EVP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Veracyte, Inc.; Ethan Knowlden, SVP, General Counsel, Accela, Inc.; and Brian Schar, General Counsel, Director of IP, Chief Compliance Officer, Dextera Surgical Inc.

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