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International Section Meeting (AM2021)

International Section Meeting (AM2021)


This program is an on-demand and will be available to view on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

2021 – Global Challenges and Opportunities in a New Era


Panel 1: Cross-border Litigation. When we need the most from our allies around the world: Best Practices and Recommendations


In this round table, the panel will discuss when US litigators need assistance in cross-border litigation with a mix of both Common Law and Civil Law-based rules. Experienced panel members will explore common challenges that US litigators can face when communicating with their local counsel, and discuss recommendations and best practices from leading practitioners to overcome those common issues regarding proper communication, legal terminology, and procedural idiosyncrasies.


Maeda Yoko, City-Yuwa Partners, Tokyo, Japan

Jay G. Safer, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP, New York, NY

Ron S. Soffer, Soffer Advocats, Paris, France

Kiesha Minyard, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Office of Foreign Litigation, Washington, D.C.

Esteban Mancuso, Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel, Citi Latin America and the Caribbean


Jorge Luis Arenales, Partner, Arias, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Panel 2: A Breath of Fresh Air: 2020’s Impact on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | How the Global Legal Community Has Been Impacted and is Responding to Proactively Shape the Landscape and Promote Inclusion


2020 will be remembered for a number of historic events, most significantly the global pandemic and the awakening on issues of racial inclusion and equity. This panel will explore forward-looking initiatives of importance to world-wide regulators, investors, in-house counsel, investment managers, and the C-Suite impacting policies and practices that proactively advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.



Bendita Cynthia Malakia, CPC, ELI-MP, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Hogan Lovells, Washington, DC

Marcia Cicarelli, Demarest Advogados,Sao Paulo, Brazil

Mariana Eguiarte-Morett, Sanchez Devanny, Mexico City, Mexico

Claire Y. Flores, International Regional Director – Americas, BARBRI International, New York, NY

Miriam Rose Ivan L. Pereira, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners, Tokyo, Japan

Sara Crowther, Outer Temple Chambers, London, UK



Diane E. O’Connell, Diane O’Connell PLLC, Brooklyn, New York

Daniel L. Morriss, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago, Illinois

Section Chair

Jay L. Himes, Labaton Sucharow, LLP.

Program Chairs

Jay G. Safer, Esq., Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP

Ruby Asturias, Ernst & Young

Section Member Price: $159.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $359.00
Published Date:
  • January 27, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VAM21INT
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.0