2004 Corporate Counsel Institute Slated February 25 In Edison, NJ

Sunday, February 1, 2004 - 01:00

The 2004 Corporate Counsel Institute has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 by the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA), the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey State Bar Association Corporate & Business Law Section.

This comprehensive institute is designed to provide in-house lawyers with information and skills they can use to ensure the successful operation of their department and their company. It will be of interest to corporate counsel who are members of large legal departments as well as those who are solely responsible for the corporate counsel function.

Some of the day's discussion topics include: duties and responsibilities of in-house counsel; executive compensation issues; D&O insurance; what's happening in Trenton; asbestos, natural resource damage and other toxic liabilities; class actions; crystal ball gazing - what's on the horizon.

Serving as program coordinator is Robert D. Chesler, Lowenstein Sandler, PC. The keynote luncheon speaker will be Michael J. Faigen, Issues Management, LLC.

Other panelists for the day-long institute will be Edward T. Dartley, W.R. Huff Asset Management; Paul R. Dorf, managing director, Compensation Resources, Inc.; Peter H. Ehrenberg and Edward M. Zimmerman, Lowenstein Sandler; Mary E. Fletcher, assistant general counsel, Cambrex Corporation; Patricia D. Herbst, senior vice president-claims consulting, Marsh USA Inc.; Lucinda P. Long, senior vice president and general counsel, Valley National Bank; Fredi L. Pearlmutter, Cooper, Rose & English; Fred T. Podolsky, executive vice president, Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs, and Jeffrey M. Pollock, Fox Rothschild.

Also Thomas J. Riordan, vice president-law and administration, Rockwood Specialties; Jay Sturm, general counsel, Vital Signs, Inc.; Kenneth E. Thompson, McCarter & English, LLP; Jonathan Wasserman, legal director-antitrust and litigation, Schering-Plough Corporation, and Theodore M. Weitz, vice president, general counsel and secretary, ITXC Corporation.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p..m at the Clarion Hotel, Edison, NJ.

For CLE credit information, see the Bulletin Board in this issue.

For a full schedule of fees and registration information, call (732) 214-8500.