Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will review Online Brand Enforcement and the New Domain TLDs on Tuesday, September 13, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP located at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. An online presence is...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Jones Day will host a morning seminar titled The Wikileaks Phenomenon: Protecting the Confidential Information of Your Company and Its Clients on Thursday, August 11, at Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. Jones Day's attorneys will discuss some case histories in which the confidential documents...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    This fall, the International Association of Privacy Professionals will hold aprivacy academy - Privacy Meets Practice. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. Privacy is interwoven into every facet of today's economy, and yet privacy professionals are often alone, walking the fine line of...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter has planned a day-long Back to School Symposium on Thursday, August 25, at the Hilton Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with breakfast and registration at 9:30 and a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. A variety of topics will be covered. Vinson & Elkins will sponsor...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    A resolution was presented to the Texas Supreme Court June 27, in recognition of their efforts to preserve funding for the state's legal aid system. Rep. Jerry Madden (Plano), Rep. Will Harnett (Dallas) and Rep. Jim Pitts (Waxahachie) presented the resolution to the Court in the House Chamber. Sen. José Rodríguez (El Paso), Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Kathleen L. Casey, commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, spoke at the national conference of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Ms. Casey discussed the challenges of the current regulatory environment and the state of play at the SEC with respect to the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. She noted her...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 10, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a program Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Attorneys negotiate on a regular basis; in fact negotiation ability may be the most...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar has scheduled a video replay of a popular program titled Securities Arbitration and Mediation Hot Topics 2011: "The" Program for Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Experts, Arbitrators and Mediators. The event is being held on Tuesday, August 23, at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It runs from 9:00 a....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 13, the New York City Bar Association will offer a program titled A Mediation Career: Getting Started. The class will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The session begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This is a practical beginner class for attorneys who have considered the mediation...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the firm of Proskauer Rose LLP will offer a breakfast series program titled A Fearful Walk through the National Labor Relations Act for the Non-Union Employer. The program is on Thursday, August 11, at the offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP located at 2255 Glades Road in Boca Raton,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has scheduled its annual Compliance & Ethics Institute for four days this fall. It will run from Sunday, September 11, to Wednesday, September 14, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This past year has been busy for compliance professionals. The institute is designed to address these difficult issues...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association will replay a video of a popular program titled The Role of an Attorney on a Non-Profit Board. It will be held on Thursday, August 18, at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. Topics covered will include the legal framework of New York...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission honored Gary F. Kennedy - senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of American Airlines - with the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award on Thursday, June 23, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association offers a timely video replay of The Seven Deadly Sins of Mediation Advocacy. The seminar is on Thursday, August 25, at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44TH Street in New York City. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This mediation advocacy/negotiation program will cover topics well beyond "how to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Northeast Ohio ACC chapterwill offer a presentation titled How In-House Counsel Can Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege: What Hat are You Wearing? on Thursday, August 18, at the Penton Media Building, 1300 East Ninth Street in Cleveland. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Speakers Kerin Lyn Kaminski and Karen L. Giffen of Giffen...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 18, The American Law Institute-American Bar Association is offering a review of social media for attorneys titled LinkedIn for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to the No. 1 Social Media Tool. It is a live telephone seminar with live audio webcast to any computer, starting at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. EST. Many lawyers now...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter and will hold a chapter meeting on Tuesday, August 16, and offer Plan Now or Pay Later: Preparing for the UK Bribery Act and Changing FCPA Landscape. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy in Houston. Haynes and Boone lawyers Laurence Finder and Ryan McConnell will speak about anti-bribery,...
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former American Bar Association President William H. Neukom have been named recipients of the ABA Justice Center’s 2011 John Marshall Award in recognition of their exemplary lifelong commitment to improving the administration of justice. As the U.S. Supreme Court’s first woman...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 15, West LegalEdcenter has scheduled an online video - Third Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Practitioners' Workshop - to present the current thought on handling ESI. The program is being produced live at 1:45 EDT and will last 4 hours and 15 minutes. Designed with content partner ALI-ABA for in-house counsel and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer ERISA for the Rest of Us at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Teresa Renaker, a shareholder with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., will discuss the following topics: ERISA preemption - when...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New Jersey Judiciary has collaborated with the New Jersey State Bar Association to produce a new video for lawyers that highlights the opportunities and obligations of attorneys to provide free pro bono work on behalf of litigants who cannot afford representation. "Whenever we need help to address the profound legal problems of the day, pro bono...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 8, the Colorado Bar Association will offer Fundamentals of Securities Law 2011 at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The bar is offering this program to deliver the timely, comprehensive and accurate information practitioners need for themselves and their clients on...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the New York County Lawyers Association on Tuesday, August 30, for a breakfast program titled Ethical Approaches to Preparing or Coaching the Witness. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:00 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The issue of how zealous an attorney can be when preparing a witness for trial continues to be important,...

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