Janet Stone Herman

Janet Stone Herman

Director of Attorney Development and Women's Initiatives

Palo Alto, (650) 813-5626


University of California, Berkeley (B.S.)
University of California, Davis, School of Law (J.D.)

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Janet Herman is the founder and leader of the firm's Attorney Development Group providing strategic direction, programs and initiatives for the professional development, engagement, diversity, and performance management of the firm's 1000+ attorneys in its offices world-wide.   As the Director of Women’ Initiatives, Ms. Herman is a co-leader of the firm’s Women’s Strategy Committee focused on enhancing the development and advancement of our women lawyers.

Ms. Herman was a practicing corporate lawyer and served as Of Counsel in the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster. Her practice focused on corporate and securities law, representing emerging high-technology companies, on a wide range of matters, including venture financing, public financing, and mergers and acquisitions.  Ms. Herman concentrated in the areas of executive compensation, employee stock plans, and public company reporting. 

Ms. Herman is a certified professional coach and serves on the Alumni Board of the U.C. Davis School of Law.

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