May 9, 2011 – Fenwick & West and its new service, FLEX by Fenwick, which offers experienced attorneys to corporate clients for in-house legal needs, are pleased to announce that Shulamite Shen will join the group as FLEX Manager.
Ms. Shen joins FLEX after working for five years as an associate in Fenwick's Corporate Group. Her practice focused primarily on securities transactions, counseling public and late-stage private companies on corporate and securities law compliance and disclosure matters, and mergers and acquisitions.
"We're thrilled to have Shu join the FLEX internal team. With her legal experience, knowledge of Fenwick and its clients, and leadership skills, she'll be a great asset to the team," said Alexandra Smith, Sr. Director, Product and Services Development at Fenwick.
As FLEX Manager, Ms. Shen will be responsible for developing all aspects of the attorney experience, from recruitment to professional development. Her role is expected to grow to include the development and expansion of the FLEX business.
"I am excited for my new role as FLEX Manager. Fenwick has exceptional clients and has always been committed to providing its clients with innovative and practical solutions to meet their legal needs," said Ms. Shen. "FLEX is yet another way that the firm lives up to that commitment, and I am happy to be a part of that effort."
FLEX by Fenwick was launched in July 2010 and provides high-growth companies and the VC and angel investor community with experienced attorneys to cover temporary in-house legal needs. FLEX rigorously screens and qualifies its attorneys and provides them to clients on a full- or part-time basis to cover needs such as commercial overflow work and maternity/medical leave coverage. FLEX clients have included companies such as Synopsys, Chegg, Ustream, BillShrink, shopkick, and Coupons.com. For more information, please visit flex.fenwick.com.