Lisa Fontenot and Cassandra Gaedt-Sheckter

Lisa A. Fontenot is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice groups, and advises clients across a variety of industries, with particular expertise in the technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector. Cassandra Gaedt-Sheckter is a senior associate in the Palo Alto office of the firm. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection practices, with a focus on data privacy, cybersecurity, and AI counseling, patent litigation, and trade secret disputes.

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