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Kristen Savelle

Managing Director, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University

Kristen Savelle is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing Rock Center research projects and programs, with a particular focus on the venture capital/startup and crypto/blockchain ecosystems. She also oversees Stanford’s Securities Class Action Clearinghouse and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Clearinghouse, and maintains strategic relationships with corporate affiliates and other key partners. Kristen researches and writes on topics in securities law and corporate governance.

Prior to joining the Rock Center, Kristen was a trial attorney at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where she successfully represented technology companies, telecommunications companies, and other businesses in all phases of complex litigation. Kristen received her B.A in History from U.C. Berkeley and graduated Order of the Coif from U.C. Berkeley School of Law.