Evan Epstein is the founding Executive Director of the Center for Business Law (CBL), and Adjunct Professor, at the University of California College of the Law, San Francisco.
Professor Epstein is a corporate governance expert and has advised founders, executives, directors and investors for over 17 years in Silicon Valley and internationally. He has been retained as an expert in corporate governance litigation both in the U.S. and abroad, particularly involving fiduciary duties of corporate directors. Evan is also the founder and managing partner of Pacifica Global, a corporate governance advisory firm based in San Francisco, California. Prior, Evan was the Executive Director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, a joint initiative between Stanford Law School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Evan also serves as a Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School, Faculty for the Latino Corporate Director Association (LCDA)’s BoardReady Institute and is a Board Member of the Chile California Council and the Best Practices Principles (BPP) Oversight Committee for Providers of Shareholder Voting Research & Analysis.
In addition, Evan is the founder and host of the Boardroom Governance Podcast (ranked #1 in its category) and the Boardroom Governance Newsletter. He holds a JD (equivalent) from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Corporate Governance and Practice from Stanford Law School. In addition, he was part of the exchange program “Cycle du Diplôme” at Sciences-Po in Paris, France.
Stanford Law School
Master of Laws (LLM) in Corporate Governance & Practice 2005
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Law Degree (JD-equivalent) 2000