Message From The President Of The New York Chapter Of The Association Of Corporate Counsel

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 00:00

To The Readers Of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel:

Y our chapter has been very active over the past few months.Many of you attended our pro-bono event held on June 10 at the Maritime Hotel.We honored American Express General Counsel's Office and Evan Charles of Citi Global Wealth Management.We look forward to adding you and your organization to our list of honored members and their companies.Please let me know about your pro-bono activities.This is an annual event and I look forward to adding your company to our honorees.

On June 24th we held our Annual Ethics Seminar at the Marriot Marquis Hotel.Our panel discussions were provocative and included an address on the New York State revised ethical code for lawyers.

I want to welcome our new board members, Jim Woehlke, general counsel of the New York State Society of CPAs and Vivian Maese, general counsel of Bids Trading.We look forward to their active participation on our board.

Please save the following dates:

Tuesday, September 16, Kelley Drye & Warren, focus on retail issues,

half day meeting

Tuesday, October 7,Jackson Lewis program on ethics

Tuesday, October 28, Kaye Scholer anti trust program

Tuesday, December 9, ACC Annual Meeting & Service Award

See you at our meetings.

Sincerely,

Lisa Whitney