New York State Bar Association Hosts Third Corporate Counsel Institute

Monday, November 2, 2009 - 01:00

The New York State Bar Association's corporate counsel section will host the third annual Corporate Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, November 19 and 20. This year the event is at the Radisson Martinique Hotel, 49 West 32nd Street in New York City.

On each day, the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 4:45 p.m.

An added bonus is that attendees who are NYSBA members but not corporate counsel section members will receive a 2009 and 2010 corporate counsel membership when they register for this program.

The program agenda has been designed with corporate counsel in mind. A varied and informative lineup of workshops and sessions will be presented over the course of the two days. Following are some of the items and workshops on the agenda: Advising Corporations in the Electronic Age: the Interplay Between Legal and Public Relations Ramifications; Employment Law; Reductions in Force; Obama Update; Wage and Hour Collective Issues; Emerging Issues; Working with Outside Counsel; Litigation Cost Savings; Law Department Management; Ethics for Corporate Counsel; and Responding to Government Subpoenas and Information Requests.

On Thursday, keynote speaker Marshall Huebner of Davis Polk & Wardwell and lead counsel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and to the United States Department of Treasury will discuss the Federal Reserve Bank and the Treasury's multiple $150 billion financing and equity stake in AIG.

Among the faculty are Howard S. Shafer, Shafer Glazer, LLP; Fawn Horvath, Macy's Inc.; Steven M. Berlin, Martin Clearwater & Bell; Lolita Lopez, WPIX-TV-11; and Vicki R. Walcott-Edim, Jones Day.

For information see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register, visit