Linda Netsch

Visiting lecturer
Linda Netsch
  • Founder of Align Consulting
  • Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.
  • She has worked extensively with entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley as an advisor with startup incubator Plug and Play Tech Center and as an angel investor with early-stage investment firm Golden Seeds. 
Academic Experience
  • She provides executive education and consulting services for clients from fields including law, technology, banking & finance, energy, health care, government, and education.
  • She has worked extensively internationally, including Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Mediation and executive coaching are also significant areas of her practice.
  • Linda’s projects include helping companies prepare for major negotiations, working with international organizations to manage cultural and communication challenges, and implementing leadership development and corporate change initiatives.
  • She is currently serving as the General Manager for FLEX by Fenwick, providing temporary in-house attorneys for technology and life science clients. Linda practiced law at an entertainment law firm in Los Angeles, focusing on contract and intellectual property litigation. 
  • Before private law practice, Linda served as an officer in the US Air Force – first as a communications-electronics program manager for a NATO satellite project, and then as an attorney practicing criminal prosecution, contract, and labor law. She was on the faculty of the Air Force Academy where she taught business law and negotiation.