Susan Pravda

Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

Susan Pravda

Susan Pravda

Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

Overview
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1830

Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

17

Relationships
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Co-Chair, National Transactional & Securities Practice at Foley & Lardner LLP

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Managing Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP

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Managing Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP

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Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP

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Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

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Managing Partner, Orlando at Foley & Lardner LLP

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Co-Founder at Carbonite, Inc.

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Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

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Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

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Partner at Foley Ventures LLC

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Susan Pravda
Partner at Foley Ventures LLC
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1983

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, magna cum laude
Class of 1980

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Boston Bar Association, which also goes by the acronym BBA, is a volunteer non-governmental organization in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. With headquarters located at 16 Beacon Street in the historic Chester Harding House, across from the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill, the BBA has roughly 10,000 members drawn from private practice, corporations, government agencies, legal aid organizations, the courts, and law schools. It traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, the lawyer who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the second president of the United States. The Boston Bar Association's stated mission is: "To advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, to facilitate access to justice, and to serve the community at large."

Member
Current

Founded in 1910, the Massachusetts Bar Association is a non-profit organization that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence and respect for the law. The MBA represents a diverse group of attorneys, judges and legal professionals across the commonwealth.

Career History
Partner
Prior

Ms. Hills also works with clients on matters such as referral relationships, privacy, security, government and third-party reimbursement, clinical trial compliance, and professional and entity licensure. Over the course of her career, she has represented an array of U.S. and foreign entities, including medical device manufacturers, life science and pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, physicians, and collaborative groups.

Partner
Current

Foley & Lardner LLP provide legal services. It provides corporate governance, compliance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, labor, employment, intellectual property, IP litigation and tax services. The firm has offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Detroit, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Sacramento, San Diego, Del Mar, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tokyo, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach. The company was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Secretary & Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Whistle Sports, Inc. operates a sports entertainment platform for the next generation of fans and athletes. It offers curriculum-driven content that focuses on fitness and nutrition, math and science and teamwork. The firm also operates an online portal for news, games, contests, polls and a customizable locker where kids display online achievements. The company was founded by Kit Laybourne, Jeff Urban and John J. West Jr. in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Wasabi Technologies, Inc. operates as a hot cloud storage company that delivers cloud storage for applications and use cases. Its services include application development, government and education, healthcare and life sciences, media and entertainment, and scientific research. The company was founded by Jeffry Flowers and David Friend in 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Stage 1 Ventures focuses on investments in early-stage companies in the mobile, executable Internet, software-as-a-service (SaaS), IPTV, Internet video, pay-for performance marketing/advertising and security sectors.The firm targets companies that already have market-enabling internet protocol (IP) in place. Most of the firm's investments are in companies located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the US.

Member, National Management Committee
2009 - 2016

Foley & Lardner LLP provide legal services. It provides corporate governance, compliance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, labor, employment, intellectual property, IP litigation and tax services. The firm has offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Detroit, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Sacramento, San Diego, Del Mar, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tokyo, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach. The company was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Director
Prior

ELIMINATING RACISM, EMPOWERING WOMEN, AND PROMOTING PEACE, JUSTICE, FREEDOM, AND DIGNITY FOR ALL.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

$250
2010

Senator from New York

$1,000
2009

Government Affairs at Pax Labs, Inc.

Transactions
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Import-io Corp. purchases Connotate, Inc. from Prism Venture Management LLC, Castile Ventures, LRVHealth Ventures LLC, .406 Ventures, Foley Ventures LLC

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Wasabi Technologies, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Wasabi Technologies, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
2013
Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
2013
Legal 500 - Leading Lawyer, Mergers and Acquisitions
2012
Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Creative Works
Editor

Buying and Selling a Privately Owned Business in Massachusetts

Author

Surveying the Damage: Execs from Emerging Tech Companies are Increasingly Cautious as They Face a Challenging Economy

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Maximize VC evaluations in Uncertain Market

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