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Corporate Counsel Institute


CLE Hours: 12 including 12 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 0 Trial Practice

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Dates:


Description

 

THURSDAY,

december 15, 2022

 

 

 

Presiding:

 

Joseph Akers, Program Co-Chair; Chief Legal Officer, RaceTrac, Atlanta, GA

 

Rachel Gleason George, Program Co-Chair; Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, The Aaron’s Company, Inc., Atlanta, GA

 

 

8:00

Registration

 

 

8:45

Welcome & Corporate Counsel Section Annual Meeting

 

Leslie Slavich, General Counsel, Spanx; Chair of Corporate Counsel Section of State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

 

 

9:00

When and How to Take a Stance on Social and Poltical Issues: Governance and Public Relations Strategies

 

Moderator: Joel May, Partner, Jones Day, Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:

 

Randi Lesnick, Partner, Jones Day, New York, NY

 

Leigh Parrish, Managing Director, Joele Frank, New York, NY

 

 

10:00

Activism in the Wake of Universal Proxy: What to Expect in 2023

 

Moderator: Darcy White, Partner, Jones Day, Atlanta, GA

 

Neil Rudisill, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY

 

 

11:00

Break

 

 

11:15

We’ve Been Hacked! A Mock Data Breach Exercise

 

Moderator: Al Saikali, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, Miami, FL

 

Panelists:

 

Serge Jorgensen, President & Founding Partner, Sylint Group, Sarasota, FL

 

Jamie Singer, Managing Director and Co-Head Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Communications Practice, FTI Consulting, Chicago, IL

 

 

12:15

Lunch

 

 

1:00

Political Landscape Following Mid-Term Elections

 

Moderator: Lori Geary, Partner, Lexicon Strategies, Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:

 

Tharon Johnson, CEO & Founder, Paramount Consulting, Atlanta, GA

 

Brian Robinson, President, Robinson Republic, Atlanta, GA

 

 

2:00

The Widening Role of the General Counsel

 

Moderator: Nanci Weissgold, Partner, Alston & Bird, Washington, DC

 

Panelists:

 

John Carey, Senior Managing Director, Treliant, Washington, DC

 

Jennifer Burns, Senior Vice President, U.S. Legal Equifax, Atlanta, GA

 

Michael S. Waldron, President, Compliability Solutions, Dallas, TX

 

 

3:00

Break

 

 

3:15

ESG and PFAS: Corporate Compliance and Counseling on Rapidly Evolving Issues

 

Moderator: Robert Shuftan, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Chicago, IL

 

Panelists:

 

Renita Dixon, Manager, Global Sustainability and Product Stewardship, ITW, Glenview IL

 

Coy Garrison, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, DC

 

Tan Pham, Managing Counsel, Litigation TotalEnergies, Houston, TX

 

 

4:15

 ethics: Challenges for In-House Lawyers   (Ethics)

 

Jeff Smith, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Atlanta, GA

 

 

5:15

Recess

  

 

 

 

 

Friday,

December 16, 2022

 

 

8:00

Registration

 

 

8:30

Avoiding the Orange Jumpsuit: Antitrust in 2022

 

Moderator: Amy Manning, Partner, McGuireWoods, Chicago, IL

 

Panelists:

 

Tiffany Rider, Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, Washington, DC

 

Jarrett Arp, Partner, Davis Polk, Washington, DC

 

Andrew Geverola, Partner, Arnold & Porter, Chicago, IL

 

 

9:30

Navigating a Government Investigation from Start to Finish

 

Moderator: Chris Willis, Partner, Troutman Pepper, Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:  

 

Ashley Taylor, Partner, Troutman Pepper, Richmond, VA

 

Melissa Devine, Assistant Attorney General Georgia, State of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

 

Anna Burns, Regional Director, Southeast Region, Federal Trade Commissionl, Atlanta, GA

 

 

10:30

Break

 

 

10:45

Building a Pro Bono Program for Your Law Department (Professionalism)

 

Moderator: Rachel Epps Spears, Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:

 

Heather Howdeshell Morlock, Assistant General Counsel Delta, Atlanta, GA

 

Anu Seam, Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T, Atlanta, GA

 

David Steele, Deputy General Counsel, Home Depot, Atlanta, GA

 

 

11:45

Break

 

 

12:45

Updating the Litigation Management Toolkit: Effective Litigation Management and Risk Assessment Tools for In-House Counsel

 

Moderator: Rich Valladeras, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:

 

Burleigh Singleton, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend, Atlanta, GA

 

Cassie Johnson, Associate General Counsel, The Aaron’s Company, Inc., Atlanta, GA

 

D. Casey Flaherty, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, LexFusion, Austin, TX

 

 

1:45

Hot Topics in Labor & Employment Law: What In-House Counsel Must Know

 

Moderator: Loren Friedman, Associate General Counsel & Executive Director of Risk Management RaceTrac, Inc. Atlanta, GA

 

Panelists:

 

John Monroe, Partner, Ford Harrison, Atlanta, GA

 

Kevin Young, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw, Atlanta, GA

 

Gordon Berger, Partner, Fisher Broyles, Atlanta, GA

 

 

2:45

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

Program Coordinator:

 

Cheyenne Scipio, Program Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

The listed times are conditional, not absolute. We strive to meet the listed times, but the challenges that come with live events may cause delays.

 

Location

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center

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2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, United States
(770) 953-4500
www.marriott.com

Important Information

Please be advised that your credit will not be reported to the State Bar of Georgia CLE Regulation Department until after you have completed the steps necessary to earn credit for that program. 

Self reporting is required for all other jurisdictions.

The information presented is solely for educational purposes. The opinions expressed by the faculty in their materials and presentations are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the State Bar of Georgia, its officers, directors and/or employees. The faculty is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and these presentations and publications are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. All publications and presentations were created to serve the continuing legal education needs of practicing attorneys.

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