Announcements

  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a program examining Microfinance Law and Practice on Wednesday, May 11, at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The event begins at noon and ends at 3:00 p.m. Microfinance is a term used to describe financial services available to low-income individuals or to those without access to traditional...
  • 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 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...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Monday, June 20, the DC Bar will hold a CLE course to explain drafting and negotiating executive employment agreements from the perspective of both the employer and the employee. It will run from 6:00 to 8:15 p.m. at the Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW in Washington DC. Course materials will include a checklist of topics to consider,...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) presented the ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award to Laura Stein, senior vice president and general counsel, and the Legal Department of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) on Monday, April 11, at the company's corporate headquarters in Oakland, California. The award is given annually to a corporate counsel group for their...
  • 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
    In a lunchtime seminar on Wednesday, June 22, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Stock-Options Back-Dating to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The program will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the association's conference center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Patrick J. Richard, Nossaman LLP; Ronda McKaig, Skadden, Arps,...
  • 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
    Lawyers who want to learn how to run a solo or small firm should attend the basic training session offered on June 7 by the D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service. The course begins at 9:15 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Early registration is encouraged for this popular class. The small, interactive program will cover topics such as business plans...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    The New York County Lawyers Association offers a two-part series on How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case, with the first part on Monday, May 16, and the second part on Monday, May 23. It will be held at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. Each session begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. Attendees will learn the basics of how to...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics presents their annual Northeast Regional Compliance Conference on Friday, May 13. The seminar begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 4:45 p.m. and is located at the offices of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP at One World Financial Center in New York City. Adam Turteltaub, vice president of SCCE, will...
  • 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
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean McKessy will oversee the new Whistleblower Office in the Division of Enforcement. The office will consolidate existing resources to administer the whistleblower provisions called for by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Mr. McKessy will lead a program charged...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    DOAR Litigation Consulting will hold a CLE presentation on Wednesday, May 18, at the company's state-of-the-art Digital Courtroom, 170 Earle Avenue in Lynbrook, New York. It begins with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and the presentation from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Titled Data Collection, Review & Production: Use of Analytics, Review Methodologies, and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, at 6:00 p.m., the New York County Lawyers' Association's (NYCLA) Minorities and the Law Committee, Metropolitan Black Bar Association and NYCLA's Law & Literature and Library Committees are sponsoring a free book signing and discussion with renowned journalist Ellis Cose, author of the just-published The End of Anger: A New...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Colorado Bar Association has scheduled a two-day Employment Law Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 24 and 25, at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Denver. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday. This program will cover a range of issues for the new and seasoned practitioner, from...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday and Thursday, June 1 and 2, the Colorado Bar Association will host its annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute in Denver. This year's theme is best practices - best practices for patent prosecutors and litigators, trademark and copyright practitioners, and licensing and deal attorneys. The institute will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17, the Yale School of Management's Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance will hold a forum on Corporate Governance. All the sessions will take place at Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Thursday's sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. followed by a cocktail...

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