San Francisco Bay Chapter

Committee Chairs

Aileen Casanave, Co-Chair
Deputy General Counsel, Castlight Health

Alice Um Kope, Co-Chair
Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Transactions, Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Provide resources to in-house counsel in the San Francisco Bay Area to develop skills, networks and personal promotional material to maximize career opportunities. Assist those in-transition to find their next job, as well as assist those currently working in-house to advance their careers. A committee will develop materials and interactive events to offer in-house attorneys guidance regarding specific topics. Anticipating one meeting a quarter during lunchtime at a South Bay or Peninsula location. Meetings open to non-members of ACC for a fee. Guest speakers to include legal executive search agencies, career development experts, law department hiring managers, and professionals from other disciplines, such as CEO, CFO, and HR. Some examples of services provided and meeting subject as follows: resume and cover letter writing; mock interviews; network development and use; conducting a career campaign; staying current in your field; defining yourself; performing contract work; using a professional coach; expanding substantive knowledge (ex: MBA subjects); how to grow your in-house legal department; and discounts with service providers.

Committee Program Information

For further information on this committee's past programs and materials, please click here.

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