Akshay Verma to speak at Santa Clara Law Convocation on August 15

Each year, Santa Clara Law celebrates the beginning of the academic year with a gathering of incoming students, alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the judiciary. Akshay Verma JD ’06 will be this year’s Convocation speaker. Verma spent seven years practicing in the environmental field at Pillsbury Winthrop and Farella Braun + Martell. In 2012, he transitioned into a legal consulting role at Axiom Global, where he spent over six years supporting Silicon Valley’s largest technology companies on legal department strategy. He currently works in a legal strategy/operations role at Facebook and he is also a lecturer at Santa Clara Law. Read more.

Brian Cuneo Named to 40 Under 40 List

Brian Cuneo JD ’06 was one of five legal professionals named to Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2019 class of 40 Under 40 honorees. Each year, the publication highlights 40 outstanding Silicon Valley men and women for their contributions and accomplishments. A partner in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins, Cuneo serves as co-chair of the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Corporate Departments and global co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Industry Group. Read more.