Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past four decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector. The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors. The firm has offices in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.

Hiring and Firing

Winter 2009 Greater DC Area Semester

Do you need a cofounder? How do you find and choose a cofounder? What employees do you need, and when do you need them? How do you hire and fire employees? What are important qualities to look for in employees? How do you decipher a resume? What are compensation guidelines? How do you set expectations? When is it easiest and hardest to find the best resources, and why?

Implement hiring policies and practices.
2010-01-19, 06:00 PM


Peter Bianco
Founder/Managing Partner, Benchmark Executive Search

Peter Bianco is currently the Managing Partner/co-founder of Benchmark Executive Search, a national executive search firm specializing in: the federal government contracting/services industry. Previously with Trufina, Co-founder, President and CEO, a B2B and B2B2C consume...

Marissa Levin
Founder & CEO, Information Experts

Marissa Levin is the Founder & CEO of Information Experts, an award-winning strategic consulting firm offering integrated communication solutions. Marissa has led IE's entry into the federal market to achieve a sizeable presence in more than 17 agencies spanning all facet...

Janet Van Pelt
CEO, DualEnroll.com

20 years of progressive experience growing entrepreneurial technology companies serving commercial and education markets. Exceptional at assimilating domain knowledge and applying business acumen to create targeted, executable growth strategies. Proven ability to work wit...

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