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William Eigner Appointed to the Board of Directors for the San Diego Venture Group

San Diego, CA – The law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is proud to announce that Partner, William Eigner, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the San Diego Venture Group (SDVG). His six-year term begins January 1, 2010.

Founded in 1986, SDVG is a non-profit organization designed to form, fund and build new ventures. Its mission is to provide a networking forum for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and advisors in an effort to help San Diego become a significant entrepreneurial and venture center.

“The San Diego Venture Group is thrilled to have Bill Eigner join our Board of Directors. His deep experience working with venture-backed companies, his tight connections to San Diego’s emerging technology community, and his productive history on other non-profit boards really make him an ideal addition,” said Rachel Barley, SDVG Executive Director. “Bill is absolutely someone who can help further the objectives of SDVG to support and assist growing companies in San Diego.”

Bill Eigner’s practice emphasizes venture capital and the financing, governing, operating, buying, selling and merging of growing technology and other businesses. His practice further encompasses corporate and business transactions, including matters relating to telecommunications, electronic commerce, energy, biotechnology, corporate governance, franchising, employment and independent contractor issues, intellectual property protection, competitive business practices, securities, and business structuring and financing. Mr. Eigner received his B.A. from Stanford University and law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

About Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

With more than 110 attorneys in San Diego and Carlsbad, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is one of the largest full-services business law firms in Southern California. We are a local law firm with a global network that gives us the ability to serve our clients’ interests throughout the world. Procopio is dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of our clients and collaborating with them to develop tailored strategies. We advise companies at every stage in the corporate life cycle, helping them to plan, finance and operate their businesses. Since 1946, our success has been derived from our commitment to our clients and our ability to maximize the value we provide to them. Our goal is to continue building long-term relationships with our clients through a steady, team-oriented approach. For additional information, please visit www.procopio.com.