Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    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 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
    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, 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...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Lawyers who want to learn how to run a solo or small firm should attend the basic training session offered on June 7 by the D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service. The course begins at 9:15 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Early registration is encouraged for this popular class. The small, interactive program will cover topics such as business plans...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The DC Bar has assembled an expert panel of current and former SEC staff to discuss hedge fund compliance with disclosure rules in modern capital markets. It will run from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, 1300 Eye Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington DC. Adé Heyliger, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, will moderate a...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, the Voice of the Defense Bar (DRI) will present a two-day program examining current blockbuster class action suits. The program is located at the Madison Hotel at 1177 15th Street, NW, in Washington, DC. Day one begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 4:45 p.m.,and day two begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m....
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17, the Yale School of Management's Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance will hold a forum on Corporate Governance. All the sessions will take place at Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Thursday's sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. followed by a cocktail...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Marc Firestone, executive vice president, Corporate & Legal Affairs, and general counsel at Kraft Foods Inc., was honored with the 2011 Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Awards are presented every year by The Asian American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, The Cook County Bar Association, The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, The...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Nevada Chapter of the ACC has planned a Managing Litigation as a Business kickoff event to be held Thursday, June 9. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Howard Hughes Center, suite 300, 3770 Howard Hughes Parkway in Las Vegas. This ACC initiative is designed to help law departments, whether a solo general counsel or a team of...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 16, the State Bar of California will hold a program to discuss Intellectual Property in Entertainment & Media. It will run from9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Among the topics under discussion are Opportunities and Challenges for Trademark Owners in New Media; New Gaming...
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