David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
On Friday, September 16, the New York City Bar Association presents Managing the Corporate Message from a Legal Perspective. The event is at the NY City Bar located at 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It begins at 8:30 and ends at 9:30 a.m.
This seminar is part of the City Bar’s series Lessons from General Counsel: What Every In-House Lawyer & Those Who Advise Them Need to Know.
A modern company must carefully navigate a complex web of public relationships. The panel will discuss the various legal issues that arise when a corporation interacts with the public, and how those considerations should be adjusted to fit the specific circumstance. The panel will focus on several common instances of direct and indirect communication, including public relations during litigation or other crises, investor disclosures during a potential merger or other major corporate event, media messaging during congressional and other regulatory review, and various interactions with international governing bodies.
The panelists are David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Marc S. Firestone, executive vice president, Corporate and Legal Affairs and general counsel, Kraft Foods Inc.; Frank R. Jimenez, vice president and general counsel, ITT Corporation; Maryanne R. Lavan, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, Lockheed Martin Corporation; and Amy W. Schulman, executive vice president and general counsel, president and general manager, Nutrition, Pfizer Inc.
To register for this program visit www.nycbar.org or call (212) 382-6663.