Best Practices – Hot Topics

Save the Date!

Thursday, October 28, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Our 9th Corporate Counsel Institute will take place in October, both in-person (limited seating) and via webinar.

Tish James

Featuring special remarks by Attorney General Letitia James, 67th Attorney General for the State of New York

In-Person location:
Kelley Drye
3 World Trade Center
175 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007

Reception to follow for in-person attendees

More information coming soon!

Corporate Counsel Section Chair

Yamicha Stephenson, Esq., Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, New York, NY

Program Faculty

Anne S. Atkinson, Esq., Pryor Cashman LLP, New York, NY
Mitchell F. Borger, Esq., Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, New York, NY
Robert L. Haig, Esq., Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, New York, NY
Naomi K. Hills, Esq., GlaxoSmithKline, New York, NY
Steven G. Nachimson, Esq., Office of Legal Affairs Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Howard S. Shafer, Esq., Shafer Partners LLP, New York, NY
Sanoj Stephen, Esq., Sotheby’s International Realty, New York, NY
Yamicha Stephenson, Esq., Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, New York, NY

9th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Best Practices – Hot Topics

Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | New York City

7.0 MCLE Credits- 4.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.5 Ethics; 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

This program is transitional and is suitable for all attorneys including those newly admitted

 

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Breakfast

Yamicha Stephenson, Esq. | Section Chair; Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP

 

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Employment and Labor Law

This panel will discuss issues and pitfalls related to remote working, recent NLRB updates, racial justice, diversity, equity & inclusion, and environmental social and governance considerations, and other recent hot topics.

Moderator

Anjanette Cabrera, Esq. | Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Speakers

Amanda M. Fugazy, Esq. | Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, LLP
Gary Glaser, Esq. | Littler Mendelson PC
Vicki Walcott-Edim, Esq. | Global Employment Law at MasterCard
 
1.5 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice

 

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Break

 

10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Don’t Post That: Disclosure Requirements for Brand Influencers

As brand and social media influencers continue to grow in popularity, limits around disclosure and transparency continue to muddy the waters of what is and is not permitted in New York and around the country. From infringement and copyright issues to developing the right policies and training, this interactive presentation will uncover best practices for businesses with respect to their digital marketing campaigns, and enable participants to move forward more confidently as they seek differentiation in an increasingly digital marketplace.

Speaker

Ryan S. Klarberg, Esq. | Pryor Cashman LLP
 
1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice

 

11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

Break

 

11:40 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Ethics and Privilege Issues Confronting Inside and Outside Counsel

Moderator

Robert L. Haig, Esq. | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Speakers

Diane M. Brayton, Esq. | Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, The New York Times Company
Sheila K. Davidson, Esq. | Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, New York Life Insurance Company
Lucy Fato, Esq. | Executive Vice President and General Counsel, American International Group, Inc.
Louise Firestone, Esq. | Senior Vice President and General Counsel, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.
Christopher J. Meade, Esq. | General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, BlackRock, Inc.
John A. Zecca, Esq. | Executive Vice President and Global Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Nasdaq, Inc.
 
1.5 Credits in Ethics

 

12:55 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

Featuring special remarks by Attorney General Letitia James, 67th Attorney General for the State of New York

Keynote Speaker

Marshall Huebner

 

2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Cyber Security DFS 500

Speaker

Howard S. Shafer, Esq. | Shafer Partners, LLP
 
1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice

 

3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Break

 

3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Compliance Hot Topics

Moderator

Yamicha Stephenson, Esq. | Section Chair; Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
 
1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice

 

4:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Break

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.

Diversity on Corporate Boards

Moderator

Sarah Feingold, Esq. | Co-Founder, The Fourth Floor; Former General Counsel, Vroom

Speakers

Deirdra Stanley, Esq. | Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Estee Lauder Companies
Colette Honorable, Esq. | Partner, Reed Smith
 
1.0 Credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

 

5:20 p.m.

Adjournment

 

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception