Announcements

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The CLE calendar of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (WPA ACCA) includes a pair of seminars covering issues of interest to corporate counsel. On Monday, March 6, WPA ACCA has scheduled a session titled Ethics - Case Studies. This program, with Sam Napoli of the Pennsylvania Department of Disciplinary...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) has scheduled its 12th Annual Health Law Institute for Wednesday and Thursday, March 15and 16. The institute will explore the latest-breaking health law issues arising in Pennsylvania and around the country. Among the workshops being presented over the two days are: Developments in Regulation of Embryonic Stem...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The Washington and Lee University School of Law this month is planning a seminar titled Understanding Corporate Law Through History. The symposium will take place on Friday, March 24 at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA. The conference will include four principal papers by leading scholars working on aspects of corporate...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled The 21st Century and Peyond - Space Law in two locations. Programs will take place on Thursday, March 23 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia, and on Wednesday, March 29 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street,...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    To The Readers Of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel: According to internal surveys in the Suffolk CountyD.A.'s Office, 87 per cent of the prosecutors working therehave law school loan debts that range between $67,000 and$98,000. A half dozen Assistant District Attorneys reportedlaw school loan debt of more than $120,000, and one haddebt exceeding $140,...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America and the firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, p.c. this month are planning a CLE seminar titled Complex Legal and Ethical Issues Facing In-House Employment Counsel. The program will take place on Friday, February 3 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at The Harvard Club, 27 West 44th...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month is planning a CLE seminar titled What You Need to Know About the New 2005 Securities Offering Reform. The program will take place on Wednesday, February 8 from 6- to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. The faculty will discuss securities cases brought...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    A new diversity internship program has been established by the Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association and named in honor of a former state bar president noted for his commitment to initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the legal profession, Kenneth G. Standard. The diversity internships will be awarded possibly beginning...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The 21st Century Committee of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) and LexisNexis this month will co-sponsor a webcast of a CLE seminar titled Turn Technology to Your Advantage. The session is scheduled for Wednesday, February 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. This session focuses on systems that exist today or are currently emerging that can help...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Mergers and Acquisitions - What Every In-House Lawyer Needs to Know is the title of a CLE seminar planned for this month by the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA). The program will take place on Thursday, February 9 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hanover Marriott, Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ. At this full-day seminar, a team of in-house...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month will present a Symposium on Best Practices for the Hiring, Training, Retention and Advancement of Women Attorneys. The program will take place on Tuesday, February 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. The symposium is the kick-off event...
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    Judge Shira Scheindlin, district judge for the Southern District of New York, will be featured this month in the first of several webcast seminars planned by Fios, Inc. Judge Scheindlin will be the featured presenter at a Tuesday, February 8 webcast titled The Proposed Rules of Civil Procedure: An Overview by Judge Shira Scheindlin, the Author of the...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The Central and Western New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America has scheduled a pair of seminars covering issues of importance to in-house counsel. On Wednesday, February 15, the chapter is offering a session titled Indian Tribal Sovereignty from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 1100 Clinton Square, Rochester, NY at the offices of...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The firm of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. on Tuesday, February 28 is offering a free seminar for retail, service and hospitality employees titled The Hidden Landmines in Managing Your Workforce: A Seminar for In-House Counsel and HR Professionals. Topics will include hiring, wage and hour issues, violence in the workplace, managing performance issues...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Massachusetts CLE on Tuesday, February 14 has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Lawyering Across the Supply Chain. Successful companies, particularly in a global economy, need smart strategies for getting their products and services to market...and smart lawyers to help them do this. This seminar will discuss strategies for handling supply chain legal...
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    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (WESFACCA) this moth has scheduled a CLE seminar titled What You Should Know About Protecting Your Company's Patentable Ideas. The program will take place on Thursday, February 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at OCI Chemical, Shelton, CT. Speakers at the morning...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    On January 26, Eric D. Reicin, Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Sallie Mae, was elected the 25th President of the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA), the region's premier professional association for in-house counsel. With approximately 1,300 members from more than 500 corporationsand private-sector...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Participants at the ABA Rule of Law Symposium (See Issues & Overview Page 18) included,from Left, Bill Ide, Chair, ABA Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (CEELI); ABA President Michael Greco; Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State,and David Andrews, former Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary, Pepsico, and...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    An Executive MBA program targeting law firm managers - the first of its kind in the nation - will be offered by Stony Brook University's College of Business beginning in April, 2006. Classes will be held at Friday afternoons and Saturday morning every other week for 23 months at Stony Brook-Manhattan, located at Park Avenue South and 28th Street in New...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America and the firm of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC are preparing a CLE seminar titled Managing Your IP Portfolio to Comply With New Sarbanes Oxley and Common Law Requirements. The program will take place on Wednesday, January 18 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Friars Club, 57...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    For the third year in a row, the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month will present their Corporate Counsel Institute, a comprehensive conference specifically designed to address current issues facing corporate counsel. The 2006 Institute will take place on...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America is planning a CLE seminar titled Business Bankruptcies in a Global Economy: Competing and Conflicting Issues for the U.S. and Europe. The program will take place on Thursday, January 19 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the offices of Arent Fox PLLC, 1675 Broadway, 34th Floor, New York...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Sections of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) this month are planning a variety of relevant programs to be presented as part of the Association's Annual Meeting. The sectional programs will run from Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27 at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York City. On January 23, the Entertainment,...

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