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Here's What Happens When Lawyers Discuss HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' Fortune

July 23, 2016

Morgan Lewis hosted a panel discussion analyzing the real-life challenges facing the fictional tech start-up Pied Piper in season three of HBO's satirical series Silicon Valley. Partners Chris Banks and Tom Kellerman, partner-elect Julie Davies, and associate Lucy Wang counseled the audience on how young start-ups should approach commonplace problems such as office revolts, product pivots, and boardroom drama.

This article quotes Chris and Lucy as they banter about the dangers of the founders having unclear job titles, protecting intellectual property rights, the legal dynamic between CEOs and their board, and other legal issues including fiduciary duty, good reason triggers, and employment risk.

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