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Corporate Counsel Symposium CLE
"Protecting the Company in Challenging Times"
Best Practices for In-House Counsel who Manage Corporate Risk and Litigation

September 21-23, 2010
Hyatt at the Bellevue
Philadelphia, PA

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#1-Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Legal Department 

"RISK MANAGEMENT"

M. Rush O'Keefe, Jr., Vice-President and General Counsel, Federal Express Corp.
Jeffrey A. Kruse, Senior Counsel, Boston Scientific Corporation
Brian D. Walters, Vice-President and General Counsel, Matthews International Corp.
William C. Burdine, Associate General Counsel, Quanta Services, Inc.
W. Michael Scott, Esq., Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, LLP

 

#2- Ethics: The Erosion of the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine and its Effect on In-House Counsel

"THE SCOPE AND USE OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE IN THE UNITED STATES AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO COMMUNICATIONS IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD"

Ralph Tortorella, III, General Counsel, Liberty International
Marjorie Berger, Vice-President, Liability Claims, American Nuclear Insurers
Kenneth J. Nota, Vice-President and General Counsel, Dryvit Systems, Inc.
Thomas R. Jayne, Esq., Thomspon Coburn LLP
Christopher S. D"Angelo, Esq., Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads LLP

 

#3- Selecting the Right Lawyers for the Company-Maximizing Value from Outside Counsel

 "SELECTING THE RIGHT LAWYERS FOR THE COMPANY:MAXIMIZING VALUE FROM OUTSIDE COUNSEL"

David M. Nicholas, Esq.
Evelyn H. Brantley, Global Managing Counsel-Operations and Partnering, DuPont Legal
Allyson F. Pharr, Vice-President and General Counsel, The Acadian Companies
Stanley E. Soper, Vice-President, Legal Affairs, Nutraceutical International Corporation
Daniel J. Gerber, Esq., Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, PA

 

#4- Benchmarking-Metrics for the Corporate Law Department in the Changing Economy

 "Benchmarking –Metrics for the Corporate Law Department in the Changing Economy"

Rees Morrison, Esq.,  General Counsel Metrics, LLC
Sandra F. Clark, Esq., Mehaffy Weber, PC

 

#5- Impact of the Internet on Corporate Risk-Jury Trials and Public Image

"IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON CORPORATE RISK - PUBLIC IMAGE AND JURY TRIALS"

Allan J. Campo, AJC Consulting
Hugh Braithwaite, Braithwaite Communication
J. Richard Caldwell, Jr., Esq., Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, PA 

 

#6- Handling New Challenges in the Employment Law Arena

"Regulating Employee Internet and Technology Use in the Modern Workplace"

Lisa A. Kabula, Assistant General Counsel, Ryder Systems, Inc.
Jeffery S. Brockmann, Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Bank
Chris Scalia, Lead Counsel, Global Labor & Employment, The Hershey Company
Eric Schwimmer, Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer, Human Resources, Prudential Insurance Company of America
Michele B. Miller, Esq., Miller Law Group

 

#7-Developments from Washington, D.C.

 "Developments from Washington"


An Opportunity for Real Reform of the 1938 Rules of Civil Procedure"


"WHITE PAPER: Reshaping the Rules of Civil Procedure for the 21st Century"


"SUPPLEMENTING THE WHITE PAPER SUBMITTED TO THE 2010 LITIGATION CONFERENCE"


Alfred W. Cortese, Jr., Esq., Counsel, Lawyers for Civil Justice
Rolf Lundberg, Jr., Sr. Vice-President of Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Frank H. Gassler, Esq., Banker, Lopez, Gassler, PA

#8- Corporate Compliance-Tools to Improve Company Compliance Programs

"The Medicare Claimant’s Case: MSP Compliance and the Role of Outside Counsel"

"FCPA Issues"


J. Jeffrey Kelsey, Managing Director of Litigation, Federal Express Corp.
Kristin Pil, Managing Attorney, Ford Motor Company
Kim King, Assistant Chief Attorney-Compliance, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Jeanine M. Jiganti, Vice-President-Compliance, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
Bruce A. Cranner, Esq., Frilot, LLC

 

#9- Smart Writing

"Smart Writing"

Clayton N. Gompf, Senior Litigation Attorney, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company
Frank J. Ciano, Esq., Goldberg Segalla, LLP

 

#10- Personalizing the Corporation-Strategies for In-House Counsel to Advance the Company's Theme and Story in Litigation

"PERSONALIZING THE CORPORATION – STRATEGIES FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL TO ADVANCE THE COMPANY’S THEME AND STORY IN LITIGATION THROUGH THE RULE 30(b)(6) REPRESENTATIVE"

Timothy A. Pratt, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, Boston Scientific Corporation
Howard A. Zandman, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
Amy Neff,  Evenflo Company
Francis J. Deasey, Esq., Deasey, Mahoney, Valentini & North, Ltd.
Beth L. Kaufman, Esq., Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman, LLP

 

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