Announcements

  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Much has been written and discussed about the challenges faced by in-house counsel to gain more value for the dollars they spend on legal services, improve service efficiencies and lower costs.Until now, most client partnering and convergence programs to achieve these goals have been pursued by large corporations with hefty outside counsel budgets. But...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The American Bar Association has regretfully decided to relocate its 2006 Midyear Meeting in February from New Orleans. The meeting will be held in Chicago, February 8-13, one week later than planned. "It is just not possible to hold our meeting in New Orleans," said ABA President Michael S. Greco. "The decision was made difficult because of our strong...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York has concluded that Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. is qualified to be chief justice of the United States Supreme Court because he possesses, to a substantial degree, all of the following qualifications enumerated in the Guidelines established by the Executive Committee for considering nominees to the U.S....
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The firm of Dechert LLP early next month will present a CLE seminar titled Non-Competes and Trade Secrets: Checklists and Other Practical Tips under the sponsorship of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program is scheduled Wednesday, November 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Plaza...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently announced its leaders for the programming year of 2005-2006. Recently the members ofChicago ACCA elected Dawn Haghighi, vice president/Illinois Division counsel for Charter One Bank, as president; Jenifer Robbins, general counsel for FPL Advisory Group, as president-elect, Mike...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Win in the Beginning in two locations. The program will take place on Thursday, October 20 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, and on Friday, October 21 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia. Sessions...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Politics, Causes, and Clients: Impeach Justice Douglas! Ethics Rules for Lawyers and Judges is the title of a CLE seminar scheduled this month by Virginia CLE. A live presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 5 from 9:10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA. Video replays are scheduled for...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America has planned a discussion titled Current Issues for Public Companies and Aspiring Public Companies at its networking roundtable lunch this month. The session will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Filenet Corporation, 3565 Harbor Boulevard,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) this month is planning a variety of CLE seminars covering issues of possible interest to corporate counsel. The October schedule includes: Friday, October 7, The 9th Annual Institute on Class Actions, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, with speakers to be announced; Thursday,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (DELVACCA) this month has scheduled a pair of CLE seminars. On Friday, October 14, DELVACCA will present Issues in Employment Law: Spotting and Managing Common Problems in the Workplace. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Laurel Creek Country Club, Mount...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Boundary Law in Pennsylvania is the title of a CLE seminar that will being presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month in four locations. Programs will take place on Wednesday, October 5 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA; on Wednesday, October 12 at Penn State Great Valley, 30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The International Centre for Dispute Resolution next month is planning a one-day conference that will examine International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America. The program is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the offices of Arnold & Porter LLP, 555 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Co-sponsoring the session are the...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The State Bar of Texas this month will present its 15th Annual Entertainment Law Institute, a two-day conference that will examine the legal and business aspects of music, film and digital entertainment. The event will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22 at the Omni Austin Hotel, Austin, TX. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m....
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The WolfInstitute this month continues its series of employment law-related seminars with sessions in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA. The Philadelphia courses take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 1650 Arch Street, while Harrisburg sessions take place at the WolfBlock offices, 213 Market Street. All programs, featuring WolfBlock attorneys as...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    DataCert has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Electronic Invoicing & Legal Spend Management in a pair of locations this month. Sessions will take place on Tuesday, October 11 at the Westin Philadelphia, 99 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, and on Wednesday, October 12 at the Hilton Center City Hotel, 222 East Third Street, Charlotte, NC. Each program...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    In-house attorneys and law firms across the country have been hearing about NAMWOLF without being fully aware of what the acronym means. The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is a national trade association with a membership of certified minority-owned and women-owned law firms. In the past few decades, Corporate America...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, in cooperation with Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, LLC, this month will give a presentation on the role of counsel in the aftermath of Sarbanes Oxley. The program will be held on October 6 at the Sheraton at Woodbridge Place in Iselin, NJ. Registration and a continental breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor member Francine L. Semaya will be co-chair of and presenter at the Reinsurance Law & Practice 2005: New Legal & Business Developments in a Changing Environment conference on Friday, October 7 in New York City at the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street, 21st floor. The PLI-sponsored event is a focused, one-day...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA) and the firm of Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. this month are planning a CLE seminar titled The Increasingly Important Role of In-House Counsel in Insurance Coverage Claims. The program will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Harvard Club,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Women's Justice Center of Pace University's School of Law will honor Dee DelBello, chief executive officer and publisher of Westfair Communications, Inc; Joseph Danisi, writer and producer for Court TV, and John Tolomer, senior vice president, Commerce Bank, at a benefit dinner this month. The event, A Celebration of Justice for Women, will take...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA) and the firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. this month are planning a CLE seminar titled Building an Effective Counterterrorism Compliance Component. The program is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fulbright & Jaworski offices, 666...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Fordham University School of law this month will present its 32nd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy. The program will take placeon Thursday and Friday, September22 and 23 at the Fordham Law School, 140 West 62nd Street, New YorkCity. Serving as conference director is Barry E. Hawk, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association this month is offering its first Corporate Counsel Institute. The two-day event will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23 at The Princeton Club of New York, 15 West 43rd Street, New York City. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first day and from 9 a.m. to 4...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month will present its Third Annual Full Day Conference. The event will take place on Thursday, September 22 at the Hanover Marriott, Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ. Program sessions will run from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., followed by a reception until 7:30 p.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The firms of Stroz Friedberg, LLC and Dorsey & Whitney LLP this month are preparing a CLE seminar titled NYSE Governance Rules: A New Approach - Identity Theft & Protecting Intellectual Property on behalf on the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA). The program will take place on Thursday, September...

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