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June 12, 2018 3 min read

In this issue of Ironclad’s community e-news, we’re bringing you two new features: Good Reads and Jobs. We’ve curated a list of articles to help you stay updated, and scoured the web for opportunities for general and corporate counsel positions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City.


  • Meet Jennifer Pileggi
  • Let Them Eat Cake! — Thursday, June 14
  • Case of the Corporate Raider (Revlon) — Thursday, June 28
  • Good Reads
  • General Counsel Openings
  • A Round-up of Our Events
  • We Want to Hear From You!

Jennifer Plieggi

Join us in congratulating Jennifer Pileggi, senior vice president, and general counsel at Zuora, Inc. for being named as one of the Most Influential Women in Business for 2018 by the San Francisco Business Times! We’re proud of Jennifer and appreciate her outstanding service on Ironclad’s advisory board, on which she’s served since 2016. Read more.

rooftop law school

Let Them Eat Cake! — Thursday, June 14
Join Ironclad for this #Pride edition of Rooftop Law School to discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who had refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. (Yes, we will be eating cake!) RSVP Now


Case of the Corporate Raider (Revlon) — Thursday, June 28
Alex Haskell, Corporate Counsel of M&A and Investments at Salesforce, will cover Revlon vs. MacAndrews Forbes Holdings, Inc., which resulted in a landmark decision for hostile takeovers. RSVP Now

Where: Ironclad, 188 King Street at Third Street, Suite #302
Who: You don’t need a law degree to enjoy Rooftop Law — grab a co-worker or friend and join us for drinks and a lively, nerdy discussion.


good reads


  • Stay current. In May, SCOTUS decided two cases: Collins v. Virginia, in which the justices held 8–1 that the automobile exception to the warrant requirement does not permit a warrantless search of a motorcycle parked in the driveway of a home; and Lagos v. United States, in which the Court decided that private investigation costs and costs related to civil or bankruptcy proceedings are not compensable under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act. And on June 4, the Supreme Court’s decided on Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd., v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Learn about it at our next Rooftop Law School or here on the SCOTUS blog.
  • Harvey Weinstein went to prison on rape charges, and could stand trialRead the legal case for (and against) prison time in The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Learn the legal issues of engaging a social media influencer and earn MCLE while you’re at it! Register for this webinar.

jobs for your inbox


General Counsel Openings


Or consider these:

  • CBS Corporation, Assistant General Counsel (Los Angeles, CA)
  • NBA, Associate Counsel — League Governance and Policy (New York City, NY)
  • New York Times, Counsel — Intellectual Property and Contracts (New York City, NY)
  • OpenX, Corporate Counsel (Pasadena, CA)
  • The Treehouse, Corporate Counsel (Los Angeles, CA)

in case you missed it

May and early June were busy! Thank you to all who attended our Rooftop Law School (Antitrust 101), RBG Movie Night, and Community Dinner.

Matt Thanabalan with Lisa Nestor
Ironclad with friends from Demandbase, Nylas, HotelTonight, and Collective Health
Leaders in legal dined together on June 6 in San Francisco.

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