Announcements

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    .The National Association of Minority & Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced a new recognition program – Platinum Partners of NAMWOLF -- which honors NAMWOLF’s corporate and public entity partners who succeed at spending a minimum of five percent of their outside counsel legal budget on minority- and women-owned (MWBE) law firms....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, The University of Texas School of Law and its cosponsor, The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, will offer the 2011 Oil and Gas Conference. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the Omni Houston Galleria in Houston. Using a panel discussion format, the...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 12, the District of Columbia Bar presents a program examining ERISA Litigation: the Impact of Amara and Other Recent Cases. It will be located at the DC Bar Conference Center at 1101 K. Street, NW in DC, and it begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:15 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in CIGNA Corp v. Amara, which...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    NYCLA President Stewart D. Aaron testified before the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation recommending "... an immediate increase in judicial salaries to a level of at least $190,000." Mr. Aaron joined with other bar association leaders and legal professionals in calling for a raise in judicial compensation together with cost-of-living increases for...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The National Bar Association (NBA) the nation's oldest and largest global organization for African-American attorneys, judges, educators and law students, presented the NBA Pinnacle Award during its 86th annual convention in Baltimore. This is the first year for the award, which recognizes the highest level of achievements made by leading in-house counsel...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, The New York City Bar and Penn State Dickinson School of Law will host the Seventh Annual Institute on Corporate, Securities, and Related Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions. The two-day program is being held at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Day one begins at 8:30 a.m....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Cleantech Committee of the ACC San Francisco Bay Area has scheduled a lunchtime meeting, Innovative Smart Grid Technologies and the Legal Issues They Face, on Thursday, September 9. The meeting is being sponsored by Morrison Foerster and will be held at their Offices, 755 Page Mill Road in Palo Alto. Lunch begins at 11:30 and the meeting runs from...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Save the date - Thursday, September 22 - for the Washington Metro Area ACC Corporate Counsel Awards Reception. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. WMACCA will offer its premier networking event for in-house counsel in the DC area to present...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    West LegalEdcenter is offering Managing Litigation 2011: Litigation Readiness and Project Management for the In-House Counsel on Thursday, September 15, at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive in Chicago. This live course starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. As internal pressures mount on legal departments to...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association is hosting the second annual Women in the Profession Section conference on Tuesday, September 27, at the New Jersey Law Center located at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This year's conference, Women Rising Up the Ladder, will focus on women leaders in government. Among the speakers...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will offer the Business Torts Institute 2011 this fall, on October 13 and 14 in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Westin Houston Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road. Hot Topics that will be discussed include ten emerging issues in business torts every...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The University Of Texas School Of Law has scheduled Essential Employment Law - A Practical Course in The Basics, on three dates in three locations. On Thursday, September 15, it will be presented at The Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, on Thursday, September 22, it has been scheduled at the Hyatt Regency Houston, and on Wednesday, October 12, it will move...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 14, the New York City Bar Association presents Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions: Being Duly Diligent with Due Diligence. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in midtown Manhattan and begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Corporate transactions are...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Stating it strives to promote and foster an inclusive and diverse bar association, the New Jersey State Bar Association's governing body adopted a diversity statement. Representatives of several of the association's sections representing women and minorities in the profession; government lawyers; and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will host the annual In-House Celebration Dinner. The dinner will be located at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 East North Water Street in Chicago. The dinner and awards presentation begins at 5:15 and ends at 8:30 p.m. The chapter's celebration dinner...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 7, the Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will present a forum on Technology and Intellectual Property issues. It will be held at the offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1650 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia and begins at noon and ends at 2:00 pm. Under-Secretary Kappos will highlight the importance of...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Darrell G. Mottley was sworn in as the 40th president of the DC Bar at the Celebration of Leadership: The DC Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting. The evening also recognized individuals and programs for their outstanding work over the past year. "Leadershipis not about standing above anyone at all, but rather standing by their side: the side of a...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27, Association of Corporate Counsel and Boston University will host a seminar titled Leading Innovation & Change: The Evolving Role of In-House Counsel. The three-day class will be located at The Executive Leadership Center at Boston University School of Management, 595 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The daily...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ) took action this fall to improve the e-discovery rules to which corporate defendants are held accountable. In an official comment to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, LCJ argued that problems with discovery and electronic discovery have become so pervasive in recent years that rule makers must immediately...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, the State Bar of Texas will offer an Advanced Business Law Course in Dallas. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Topics to be covered include nexus and state tax due diligence in M&A transactions and multistate...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 20, the LACBA International Law Section and the ABA Section of International Law have scheduled a day-long seminar - IP Meets the Pacific Rim: Cross-Border Branding in an Era of Multi-Platform Licensing, Privacy and Trade Secrets. It will run from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the bar association, 1055 West 7th Street, 27th Floor, Los...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals will hold a one-day Essentials Seminar at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on Wednesday, September 14. This crash course for corporate secretaries addresses the fundamentals of corporate governance and provides basic training for those new to the function as well as a refresher for the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The American Conference Institute has planned a forum this fall titled Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Workshop A, a Wage and Hour Caselaw Primer, will be held on Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Workshop B,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday to Sunday, September 15-18, the State Bar of California will hold its 84th Annual Meeting in Long Beach. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Among the offerings are 158 educational programs with up to 19 hours of MCLE credit and 3 education tracks, including credit in all the subfields and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    International Law Office (ILO) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted the fifth annual Global Counsel Awards in New York this June. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel who were recognized by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields. This year's event was attended by 470 senior lawyers from across the world,...

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