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STEM Cells: Robin Feldman

Publication Date: 
December 17, 2013
Law Technology News
Monica Bay

Professor of Law Robert Weisberg is mentioned in Law Technology News as a mentor of Robin Feldman. 

There's a shortage of women in science, technology, engineering and math. And there's still a ridiculous 17% gender gap in pay, across the board, in all of legal. So let's take a look at our own legal technology women leaders and learn what makes them tick so we can change the world. — Monica Bay



Home base: San Francisco.

Current job: Professor of law, Harry & Lillian Hastings chair, director of the Institute for Innovation Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law.

First job: First paying job was a telephone solicitor at age 14. First job out of college was a legislative correspondent for Congress member Robert Matsui.

Education: Stanford University, B.A., 1983, Phi Beta Kappa. Stanford Law School, J.D., 1989. Awards: Order of the Coif and Urban A. Sontheimer Award for graduating second in the class. Admitted to California Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

First seat at the table: Lecturer in law at Stanford Law School.


Most important mentor and why: Robert "Bob" Weisberg, one of my first-year law school professors. He taught me how to think just by watching the way that he responded to questions. And when I entered the academic job market, he taught me the unwritten rules and hidden signals.