Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    At the New York County Lawyers Association Annual Meeting this May, the NYCLA inducted Stewart D. Aaron, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, as president; Barbara Moses, a principal at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. and president of the NYCLA Foundation, as president-elect; Lewis F. Tesser, a partner at Tesser, Ryan &...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has announced that senior vice president and general counsel, Susan Hackett, is leaving ACC. As part of a transition plan that also includes the retirement of Frederick J. Krebs, ACC's president of 20 years, and the arrival of Veta T. Richardson as ACC's new president and CEO, Ms. Hackett departs to start her own...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 11, the New York City Bar Association will offer How Technology and Cross-Border Practice are Changing Lawyer Regulation: The Work of the ABA's 20/20 Commission and Beyond. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Professor Stephen Gillers of...
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest association of in-house counsel, announced today that James A. Merklinger, a long-time executive at ACC, has been named the new general counsel of the organization.  In his new role as ACC vice president and general counsel, Mr. Merklinger will represent the organization on legal...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has launched a four-part monthly blog series on training legal talent titled, "Uncovered: HP's In-house Counsel Training Program." This is the third blog series hosted on ACC's Blog, In-house ACCess (www.inhouseaccess. com), as part of the ACC Value Challenge initiative to reconnect the cost of legal services with value...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Friday, July 29, the New York County Lawyers Association is offering a breakfastand program focusing on Employment Law and Ethics. It begins at 9:00 and ends at 10:30 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in Manhattan. Using a series of hypotheticals, participants will hear from employment law practitioners and noted ethicists about how to deal with...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Join the New York City Bar Association on Wednesday, July 20, for its annual review of the Supreme Court term. The event will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. During the October 2010 term, the Supreme Court ruled on some of the most contested issues concerning...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In just three and one-half years, funding for the Massachusetts State Trial Court has plummeted by 14 percent, resulting in the loss of over 1,000 highly experienced employees - according to Justice on the Road to Ruin, a report issued today by the Boston Bar Association in advance of the Massachusetts Senate releasing its proposed budget. Absent level...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Labor and Employment Group will present Social Media and Technology in the Workplace on Wednesday, July 27, at the offices of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. located at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The event begins with breakfast at 8:30 and ends at 10:30 a.m. This program will offer practical...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The West LegalEdcenter will provide a live webinar on Wednesday, August 10, to discuss executive compensation requirements under Dodd-Frank. It will begin at noon EDT and run for one hour. The Dodd-Frank Act imposes a number of significant changes on public reporting companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. Such...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Stradley Ronon hosted the 2011 "Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" CEO Corporate Recruitment Breakfast on April 13 in the firm's Philadelphia office. Guests to the invitation-only breakfast included Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Step Out Walk co-chair Billie Jean King and NBC 10's Lori Wilson. Attendees had the opportunity to learn what steps they can...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    As part of the Meet Your Counterpart series, the ACC San Diego chapter will present Ten Things Every General Counsel Should Know About the "Cumis" Doctrine. It will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at the Doubletree Del Mar, 11915 El Camino Real in San Diego, beginning at 4:30 and ending at 7:00 p.m. As a rule, an insurance company who owes its...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual AdvancedWorkers' Compensation Law Course. This annual program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Radisson Town Lake in Austin. Highlights of the course include a luncheon commissioner's update with...
  • Monday, July 18, 2011
    In a report to the New York State Judicial Compensation Commission, the New York City Bar Association urges that salaries for justices of the Supreme Court of New York State be increased to no less than $195,000, and that other New York State court judges receive a proportionate increase as well. The current salary for New York State Supreme Court...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On May 18, the Practising Law Institute is planning a seminar to examine recent Delaware Law Developments: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know. The event will be at the PBI CLE Conference Center located at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Delaware law plays a critical role in U.S. corporate...
  • 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...
  • 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 Wednesday, May 11, the San Francisco ACC chapter will explain how to put in place a cohesive, efficient and streamlined program to manage and extract the value from brand investments. The seminar, Global Trademark Portfolio Management: How to Build It, How to Budget It, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crown Plaza Cabana Palo Alto....
  • 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...

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