Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The tragic failure of the juvenile court system in Luzerne County provided a wake-up call to all judges and lawyers about the extensive damage that can occur when lawyers are not vigilant about conduct and the conduct of others within the legal community. As officers of the court, attorneys owe a special responsibility to protect members of the public,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel joined with Philadelphia VIP and DELVACCA sponsor Duane Morris to host a free small business counseling clinic for clients of the Women's Business Development Center in Center City.The center's mission is to empower micro-entrepreneurs (primarily but not exclusively women) to start new businesses and grow...
  • Friday, June 3, 2011
    Experts from 10 countries will address current and emerging antitrust issues NEW YORK (May 27, 2011 ) – An all-star line up of dignitaries and senior lawyers headline a global antitrust summit being held here on June 7, 2011 at the offices of international law firm Clifford Chance, which is co-hosting the event with leading antitrust law and regulatory...
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms, to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released today by the New York State Bar Association. The Report of the...
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Social Media – it’s all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having on the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. This is the...
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    "The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor Cuomo and the Legislature on the historic passage of legislation that will bring full marriage equality to New York. Same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York will finally have the legal status that all married couples enjoy and that is clearly recognized by institutions, governments,...
  • 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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an evening seminar designed for in-house counsel only, the DELVACCA ACC chapter will host a seminar to help in-house counsel guide their careers. Navigating Your In-House Counsel Career In Your 30s and Beyond - Making Smart Choices will run from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street in Philadelphia. Cocktails and substantial hors...
  • 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 April, RBS Global Banking & Markets-Americas' Legal Department; Robinson & Cole, LLP; and attorneys Ginger H. Stillman, contracts manager, Verizon Wireless; Vance G. Camisa, counsel, Merck & Co. Inc.; and Barry L. Salkin, of counsel, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky, LLP, were named by Pro Bono Partnership as 2010 Volunteers of...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In partnership with the Boston University School of Management, the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Business Education for In-House Counsel. Only the Advanced Mini MBA for In-House Counsel on Tuesday-Thursday, June 14-16, currently has openings. The program will take place at the Executive Leadership Center, Boston University School of...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    The New York County Lawyers Association offers a two-day program on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7 and 8, at the NYCLA Vesey Street Center in New York City. The classes are from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on both evenings. Attendees will explore the latest issues involved in practice in federal court with a panel of experienced litigators. The panel...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association announced the winners of this year's Kathryn A. McDonald Awards, which are presented annually for excellence in service to the Family Court. This year's honorees, Melissa Beck and Virginia Gippetti, are individuals who have dedicated their abilities and leadership skills throughout their careers to the family court and the...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Friday, June 24, The Boston Bar Association and Boston Bar Foundation will host its annual fundraiser at the Beacon Street Center of the Boston Bar. The "Justice is Sweet" event -a sweet start to the summer with live music and a delectable array of wine, chocolate fondue, and hors d'oeuvres - begins at 5:00 p.m. Last year's event welcomed more than...

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