Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a lunchtime seminar, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: SEC & DOJ think about FCPA. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the association's conference center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Jerry Roth, a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Mark Hair, a partner with the Stone Turn Group...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, the 4th edition of the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards will gather more than 600 senior representatives of leading law firms, general counsels, IP directors, and HR and tax directors from more than 40 countries. The meeting and the awards ceremony will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Paris. The daytime...
  • 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...
  • 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 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
    Hot Topics in California Trade Secret Law is the topic of a seminar being presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California on two days in two locations. On Monday, June 27, it will be held at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 333 South Hope Street in Los Angeles, and on Wednesday it will be held at Jones Day, 555 California Street in...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of veteran trademark lawyer Alan S. Cooper as of counsel in its Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Cooper specializes in trademark, unfair competition law, trademark anti-counterfeiting enforcement and related litigation. Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years of experience representing owners of commercially...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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
    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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has chosen New Orleans as the site for its two-day Corporate Counsel University. It will run from Sunday to Tuesday, May 15 to 17, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans. An opening reception will begin the program on Sunday at 5:30. On Monday the program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on...
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  • 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
    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
    Recognizing the increasing globalization of the practice of law, American Bar Association President Stephen N. Zack announced that the ABA's international efforts will be coordinated under a unified structure, to be overseen by the senior director of Washington, DC operations, Jim Swanson. The association's international work is primarily undertaken by...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, the American Conference Institute will offer DCAA Audits West Coast: Strategies to Prepare and Manage Increasingly Complex and Frequent Audits, to providethe latest audit perspectives from senior in-house government contract executives, government officials, lawyers and accountants. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:...
  • 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 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
    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
    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 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,...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Employer Legislative Committees of New Jersey and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association will present the annual Employer Legislative Committees Dinner on Wednesday, June 15, at the Westin Princeton, 201 Village Boulevard in Princeton. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The highlight...
  • 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...

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