Announcements

  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The treatment of computer-based information in discovery creates major challenges and risks for companies. These challenges will be examined this month by the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America at a CLE seminar titled Electronic Evidence Discovery: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You; What You Don't Know You Don't Know...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    WESFACCA, the Westchester/ Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, this month is planning a variety of CLE seminars on issues covering departmental management as well as areas of substantive law. On Thursday, October 7, the chapter will present Preventing Preferences: A Bankruptcy Primer from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Seventeen general counsel of major corporations and 18 leaders of major law firms will be featured this month at a CLE program titled Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel being presented by the Boston Bar Association and the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America. The program will be held on Wednesday,...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 93A, the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act, has grown to be one of the most important adjuncts to the litigation of personal injury and other insurance-related claims in Massachusetts. The provisions of General Laws Chapter 176D, the Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in the...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Richard A. Soden, a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP, a prominent corporate lawyer, and a past president of both the BBA and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, took office September 1 as President of the Board of Trustees of the Boston Bar Foundation, the charitable affiliate of the BBA. Mr. Soden's broad background in public interest work has...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Following a presentation by Beth I. Boland and R. Scott Henderson, co-chairs of the Boston Bar Association Task Force on Corporate Governance and partners at Bingham McCutchen, the BBA Council has voted to accept the Report of the Task Force on Corporate Governance. Two of the action items contained in the report, the development of a process for the...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association recently received the 2004 American Bar Association Partnership Award which recognizes exemplary efforts of bar associations to increase diversity in the legal profession. NYSBA President Kenneth G. Standard accepted the award on behalf of the Association during a joint luncheon of the National Conference of Bar...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has scheduled its 5th Annual Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference on Wednesday, November 3 in New York City. The day's breakout sessions are divided into four tracks: Law Department Track, Law Firm Track, Professional Development Track and Marketing Diversity Track. Some of the topics to be...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    A key feature of this year's Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC) will be the seventh annual Onsite Pro Bono Clinic conducted under the auspices of CorporateProBono.Org Participants will be given training, for which they will receive CLE credit, from national experts on the legal needs on nonprofit organizations....
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has scheduled its 2004 labor and employment law symposium titled Forty Years After Title VII: Where We Are and Where We Are Going in several locations this month and next. Programs will take place on Friday, October 15 at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston; on Thursday, October 21 at the Beverly...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association will hold its annual Ethics Program on Friday, October 29 at the Great Hall of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. A panel of experts will explore hypotheticals raising issues that regularly confront in-house counsel in everyday...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Buying and Selling Government Contracting Companies. The program will take place on Wednesday, October 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the McLean Hilton, McLean, VA. Speakers will offer a board-level discussion of the unique landscape that enterprise executives encounter on...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC) was selected to present the Best of Chapter Program at the 2004 Annual Meeting taking place October 25-27 at the Sheraton Chicago. This honor is afforded annually to the chapter that submits the highest quality program presented by in-house counsel at a local level. The winning...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Joy V. Cunningham, a former Cook County (IL) judge and currently general counsel and senior vice president for Northwestern Memorial Hospital and its parent corporation, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, has been seated as president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA). Ms. Cunningham is only the fifth woman and the first African-American and first...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Michigan Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled a program titled Pending Amendments to Organizational Sentencing Guidelines at two locations this month. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Penninsular Club, 120 Ottawa Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI, and on Wednesday, October 13...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled its Annual Ethics Conference for Thursday, November 4. The purpose of the conference is to provide attendees with an informative, inexpensive way to main their professional education requirements, while at the same time offering an opportunity to network with...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled a pair of programs focusing on current hot topics for in-house counsel. On Thursday, October 21, the chapter will present Defense of Class Actions: Litigation Tactics and Strategy from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Union Club, 1211 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. The speakers will...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) will present its 41st Annual Midwest Labor & Employment Seminar on Thursday and Friday, October 14 and 15. Discussion topics for the first day include a federal law update, the power of class actions and multi-district litigation, harassment in the modern workplace, recent developments in reasonable accommodation...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    A key feature of this year's Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC) will be the seventh annual Onsite Pro Bono Clinic conducted under the auspices of CorporateProBono.Org Participants will be given training, for which they will receive CLE credit, from national experts on the legal needs on nonprofit organizations....
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Your company's reputation, brand and profitability may be under attack and you don't even know it. Companies have invested millions in developing ways to use the Internet to attract customers, improve customer satisfaction and increase efficiency. But all these benefits can be quickly lost to cyber-thieves who take advantage of a company's lack of...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) has scheduled its Law and Media Conference 2004 for Friday, October 15. Workshops during the day will cover topics such as: Getting Ready to Report the News; Ask-the-Experts Briefing on Privacy/Libel; Who Took the Public Out of Public Records?; Covering the Courts: Ins and Outs; Free Press/Fair Trial; The Patriot Act...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently filed another round of comments with bar authorities in California regarding the implementation of the state's multijurisdictional practice (MJP) reforms. As advocated by ACC, the state had passed an MJP package authorizing lawyers from outside of California to make temporary practice incursions into...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Fox Rothschild LLP and Cogen Sklar LLP this month will present a program on The Economic Impact of the Presidential Election. The session is part of the Know It All breakfast series. The program will take place on Wednesday, October 27 starting at 8 a.m. at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. The program will examine...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    A seminar titled The Mold Among Us: Preventative Measures for Litigation Avoidance will be presented next month by the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Ft. Lauderdale Wyndham Airport Resort, 1879 Griffin Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. A cocktail...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The WolfInstitute this month is continuing its fall 2004 series of employment-related seminars aimed at in-house counsel and human resources professionals. All courses, taught by attorneys and human resources professionals at WolfBlock, take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia. This month's schedule of seminars...
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