Inevitable Litigation? Delaware Law Updates and Predictions, Silicon Valley Directors Exchange, Panel Co-Sponsored by Young Conaway and Morrison Foerster

October 20, 2022 at 4:00pm

Corporate Litigation and Counseling Partner Elena C. Norman will be speaking at a Silicon Valley Directors Exchange event on October 20, 2022 at Morrison Foerster's Palo Alto Office.  Morrison Foerster and Young Conaway are co-sponsors of the event.

The panel, entitled "Inevitable Litigation? Delaware Law Updates and Predictions," will outline Delaware fiduciary duties and best practices for board members arising from recent litigation.  Additionally, merger disputes, special committees, and general board oversight continue to be areas that board directors need to be informed about.

Ms. Norman will be joined by moderator, F. Daniel Siciliano, current Chairman of SVDX, technology CEO-founder and entrepreneur, as well as Vice Chair of the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

Ms. Norman will be presenting with an esteemed panel:

Colin Davis

Colin B. Davis is a Partner in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practices in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Doru Gavril

Doru Gavril is a Partner at Freshfields. Doru provides innovative, thoughtful solutions to defendants across the full range of shareholder or securities disputes.

Linda Grais

Linda S. Grais is an Independent Board Director for biopharma companies of PRA Health Sciences, Corvus Pharma, Zosano Pharma, and Arca Biopharma.

Erik Olson

Erik Olson is a Partner at Morrison & Foerster. His practice focuses on the litigation of securities, corporate governance, and intellectual property disputes, with particular emphasis on clients in the biotechnology, medical device, telecommunications, and high-technology industries.

About Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX)

SVDX is a non-profit organization developed to deliver insightful and actionable director education, encourage and facilitate conversations among directors on important and current issues, and provide “director only” opportunities for dynamic interaction and connections between board members living in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The organization works in with universities, corporate governance centers, and other organizations to better serve both public and private boards.  For additional information about SVDX or to register for this event, visit the SVDX website:

Inevitable Litigation? Delaware Law Updates and Predictions — SVDX