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6th Annual Corporate Counsel Symposium 
"Critical Issues for Changing Times"
September 23-25, 2009


1-Controlling Legal Department Risks and Costs in the Midst of a Downturn

Kenneth J. Barnhouse, Senior Counsel, Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Michael Malloy, Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Corporation
Timothy A. Pratt, General Counsel, Boston Scientific Corporation
Thomas Warnock, Senior Counsel, DuPont
Daniel J. Gerber, Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, PA

2-Governmental Update

Link to New England Journel of Medicine Article
Harold Kim, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform
Dan Shomon, Illinois Lobbyist and Former Political Director for Obama 2010
Beth L. Kaufman, Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman

3-Civil Justice Reform Update

Barry Bauman, Executive Director, Lawyers for Civil Justice

4-Facing the Jury in a Recession

Cindy K. Andrews, Ph.D, DecisionQuest
Leslie O'Toole, Ellis & Winters

5-Document Creation, Management and Retention

Steve Beck, General Attorney, AT&T Services, Inc.
Blaine D. Edwards, Associate General Counsel Litigation, BJ Services Company
R. Jeffrey Kelsey, Managing Director-Litigation, Federal Express Corporation
Frederick C. Johs, Lewis Johs Avallone & Aviles

6-Minimizing Discovery Costs

Karen T. Choate Podett, Litigation and Large Loss Specialist, Coca-Cola Enterprises
Laura M. Kibbe, Senior Vice President, Epiq Systems
Patrick Oot, Senior Litigation Counsel, Electronic Discovery Institute
Mikki Tomlinson, Litigation Support Manager, Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Stephen Pate, Fulbright & Jaworski

7-Managing Company Obligations in a Changing Employment Law Landscape

James R. Beyer, Senior Employment Law Counsel, Accenture
Andrea Clark, Senior Counsel, American Airlines, Inc.
Diego J. Pena, General Attorney-Labor, AT&T Services, Inc.
Carolyn Rashby, Miller Law Group
Michele B. Miller, Miller Law Group

8-What to Do When "60 Minutes" Calls

Mercedes Colwin, Gordon & Rees
Teri Goudie, Goudie Media Services
Cindi K. Hartman, Claims and Litigation/Risk Management, ConAgra Foods
Cindy J. Williams, Counsel, Federal Signal Corporation
Jack T. Riley, Jr., Johnson & Bell, Ltd.

9-Traps and Pitfalls Facing In-House Counsel

Special Report: Federal Erosion of Business Civil Liberties
Time Line: Federal Erosion of Business Civil Liberties

William A. Coates, Roe Cassidy Coates & Price
Dan S. Dunham, Chief Compliance Officer, Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Marsha J. Rabiteau, Consulting Counsel, Koch Industries, Inc.
Norman L. Reimer, Executive Director, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Gray T. Culbreath, Collins & Lacy


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