Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In a West LA Roundtable titled Insurance? It Is Not Just for Litigators and General Counsel! What Every Pro-Active In-House Lawyer Must Know, the ACC Southern California chapter will provide practical guidance about how practitioners can protect their companies. Scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, the event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at...
  • 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 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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Members of the Minority Corporate Counsel Inclusion Initiative spent $42.6 million with minority and women-owned law firms last year - $12.6 million above the $30 million first-year goal, it was jointly announced today by Accenture, American Airlines, Comcast, DuPont, Exelon, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Prudential, Sempra Energy and Walmart...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 11, the San Francisco ACC chapter will explain how to put in place a cohesive, efficient and streamlined program to manage and extract the value from brand investments. The seminar, Global Trademark Portfolio Management: How to Build It, How to Budget It, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crown Plaza Cabana Palo Alto....
  • 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
    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
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an event sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Jonathan Storper, chair of the Corporate, Securities, Tax, and Sustainable Business Practice Group with Hanson Bridgett LLP, will explain the benefit corporation. Understanding the Benefit Corporation will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San...
  • 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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Stephen P. Younger released a report addressing a "sea change" within the profession and offering innovative recommendations for restructuring law firm operations, implementing new billing practices, improving training of new lawyers, enhancing work-life balance for attorneys, and using technology to deal...
  • 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...
  • 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. 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 Tuesday it will run...
  • 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
    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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In April, RBS Global Banking & Markets-Americas' Legal Department; Robinson & Cole, LLP; and attorneys Ginger H. Stillman, contracts manager, Verizon Wireless; Vance G. Camisa, counsel, Merck & Co. Inc.; and Barry L. Salkin, of counsel, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky, LLP, were named by Pro Bono Partnership as 2010 Volunteers of...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 12 and 13, the Practising Law Institute has scheduled a seminar focusing on current issues in corporate compliance and ethics. The Institute will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. On Thursday it begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., and on Friday it starts at 9:00 a...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    ACC St. Louis is teaming up with BAMSL to host the 30th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute on Thursday, May 12. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, 1335 South Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis. In the morning, legal and practical insights on privacy issues and cloud computing will be covered by lawyers with...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday, May 16, the New York City Bar will examine the Whistleblower Protections under the Dodd-Frank Act.The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City.It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Jyotin Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP; Robert...
  • 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
    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...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Seventy percent of compliance professionals feel that their organizations are well or very well prepared to fend off hacker attacks, however their confidence wanes significantly when assessing other data breach threats, according to a survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 26, the ACC Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter will host its annual In-House Symposium at the Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive in Plano, Texas. The larger venue offers a state-of-the-art facility that will accommodate more attendees. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will include lunch and a...

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