Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    DRI's Annual Diversity for Success Seminar, a two-day conference, will be held in Chicago this year at the Swissotel on Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17. It will run from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, with registration and a networking reception on Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. Attendees will...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, July 14, the DC Bar will offer Antitrust Investigations: Tactical and Ethical Issues, to discuss ethical and tactical issues that often arise in antitrust investigations. It will run from 4:00 to 7:15 p.m. at the Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW in Washington, DC. A panel of experienced prosecutors and defense counsel will cover...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Employer Legislative Committees of New Jersey and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association will present the annual Employer Legislative Committees Dinner on Wednesday, June 15, at the Westin Princeton, 201 Village Boulevard in Princeton. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The highlight...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, at 6:00 p.m., the New York County Lawyers' Association's (NYCLA) Minorities and the Law Committee, Metropolitan Black Bar Association and NYCLA's Law & Literature and Library Committees are sponsoring a free book signing and discussion with renowned journalist Ellis Cose, author of the just-published The End of Anger: A New...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In partnership with the Boston University School of Management, the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Business Education for In-House Counsel in the following upcoming segments:the Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 13-15 and on June 15-17, and the Advanced Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 14-16.Leading...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday, May 16, the New York City Bar will examine the Whistleblower Protections under the Dodd-Frank Act.The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City.It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Jyotin Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP; Robert...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, the American Conference Institute will offer DCAA Audits West Coast: Strategies to Prepare and Manage Increasingly Complex and Frequent Audits, to providethe latest audit perspectives from senior in-house government contract executives, government officials, lawyers and accountants. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    ACC St. Louis is teaming up with BAMSL to host the 30th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute on Thursday, May 12. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, 1335 South Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis. In the morning, legal and practical insights on privacy issues and cloud computing will be covered by lawyers with...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In a West LA Roundtable titled Insurance? It Is Not Just for Litigators and General Counsel! What Every Pro-Active In-House Lawyer Must Know, the ACC Southern California chapter will provide practical guidance about how practitioners can protect their companies. Scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, the event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York State Bar Association presents a timely program entitled Employment Law for the General Practitioner and Corporate Counselor. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road in Amherst, New York. Among the faculty are Ronald G. Dunn, Gleason Dunn Walsh &...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 19, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer a CLE event titled Re-Imagining Arbitration. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Zela Claiborne and Hon. Read Amble (ret.), both of JAMS, Inc., will offer the following discussion on arbitration: how...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present a program titled Achieving 20/20 Hindsight: Practical Solutions to Avoid Rescission, Unenforceability and Misinterpretation of Your Contracts.The course is on Wednesday, June 8 at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street in Manhattan. It runs from 6:15 p.m. until 7:55 p.m...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association enthusiastically endorses Justice Barbara A. Lenk's elevation to the Supreme Judicial Court based on her extensive and distinguished record as a judge and other professional accomplishments. Justice Lenk is the most senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her nearly 16 years on that court, she has authored...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean McKessy will oversee the new Whistleblower Office in the Division of Enforcement. The office will consolidate existing resources to administer the whistleblower provisions called for by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Mr. McKessy will lead a program charged...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) presented the ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award to Laura Stein, senior vice president and general counsel, and the Legal Department of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) on Monday, April 11, at the company's corporate headquarters in Oakland, California. The award is given annually to a corporate counsel group for their...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    At the New York County Lawyers' Law Day luncheon on April 29, 2011 the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award was presented by Hon. Judith S. Kaye to Hon. Bernard J. Fried, Supreme Court Justice in the Commercial Division of New York County. The Capozzoli Gavel Award commemorates the life of a lawyer and judge who was devoted to public service and embodied...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    ZyLAB has announced that its popular webcast titled, "Contemporary Productions and Metadata for 21st Century Disclosures" is now available on demand from the company's website. The lively and informative 80-minute webcast addresses the controversy surrounding the recent ruling in the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) v. US Immigration and...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    New York State Bar Association President Stephen P. Younger commended the court of appeals for adopting a rule that allows out-of-state attorneys to serve as in-house counsel to corporations and other entities located within New York State. "The new rule will make it easier for in-house attorneys and their employers to relocate to New York, enhancing...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 12 and 13, the Practising Law Institute has scheduled a seminar focusing on current issues in corporate compliance and ethics. The Institute will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. On Thursday it begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., and on Friday it starts at 9:00 a...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a luncheon program offered by the DC Bar on Thursday, June 23, Dr. Michael Mazis, professor emeritus of marketing at American University's Kogod School of Business, will explain how different types of surveys are used in trademark infringement cases. Mr. Mazis has provided survey expert testimony in trademark cases throughout the country and will...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, the Practising Law Institute will present a program looking at the latest issues in employment discrimination law and litigation. It will run from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at PLI's New York Center located at 810 Seventh Avenue in New York City. Practitioners who advise or represent employers, employees, labor unions or government...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of veteran trademark lawyer Alan S. Cooper as of counsel in its Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Cooper specializes in trademark, unfair competition law, trademark anti-counterfeiting enforcement and related litigation. Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years of experience representing owners of commercially...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Monday, June 20, the DC Bar will hold a CLE course to explain drafting and negotiating executive employment agreements from the perspective of both the employer and the employee. It will run from 6:00 to 8:15 p.m. at the Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW in Washington DC. Course materials will include a checklist of topics to consider,...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Members of the Minority Corporate Counsel Inclusion Initiative spent $42.6 million with minority and women-owned law firms last year - $12.6 million above the $30 million first-year goal, it was jointly announced today by Accenture, American Airlines, Comcast, DuPont, Exelon, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Prudential, Sempra Energy and Walmart...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a seminar focusing on cloud computing titled Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Computing: Risks, Dangers, Current Legislation and Ethical Considerations. The course is located at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. A panel of experts will...

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