ACC Focus on the New Jersey Chapter - February 2012
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Exploring In-House Global Pro Bono Webinar
Date & Time: February 7, 12:00 p.m. EST
Description: Join the Pro Bono Institute and Corporate Pro Bono (a partnership project of PBI and the Association of Corporate Counsel) for a live, interactive webinar produced in conjunction with West LegalEdcenter. This webinar will explore the intersection of global corporate citizenship and engagement within a legal department, paying particular attention to how global pro bono can be used as a tool to stimulate and engage legal staff across offices and practice groups.
What accounts for the increased interest among legal departments in global pro bono?
What are some examples of successful global pro bono projects?
What are the benefits of global pro bono work? What are the concerns?
What will global pro bono look like in the future?
This is a great opportunity for in-house legal professionals to learn from peers about current trends and best practices in in-house global pro bono. Or, tune into discover what role law firms and public interest organizations play as more companies formalize and grow their global pro bono initiatives.
Speakers: Bruce Ives, VP and Deputy General Counsel, Hewlett-Packard Company; Esteban Mazzucco, Legal Director for Latin America South, Syngenta; Michael Sposato, Deputy General Counsel, Caterpillar Inc.;
Registration: Registration is required to access this program, either live or on-demand as a recording. Please contact Corporate Pro Bono Project Assistant Sarah Neuman for registration information. To submit questions in advance of the program, please e-mail them to Global Pro Bono Project Coordinator Julia Alanen.
CLE: CLE credit is available for this program in many states.
ADA Compliance in the Employee Lifecycle: Addressing Employee Disability in the Workplace
Date & Time: Thursday, February 16, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Description: Our discussion will address current legal developments concerning disability discrimination and accommodation in the workplace and will focus on practical steps that employers can take to prepare for and manage disability-related issues as they arise in workplace and throughout the entire employee lifecycle.
Speakers: Greenberg Traurig Shareholders, including Kristine Feher, Jerrold Goldberg, Jonathan Israel, Wendy Lario, Eric Sigda and Jonathan Sulds
Location: Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 200 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
CLE:1.5 CLE General/Professional Practice Hour pending approval in NJ, NY, PA. Members who only practice in NJ will receive a NY certificate of attendance, which can be forwarded to NJ
RSVP: Please RSVP to NJRSVP@gtlaw.com
Cost: Program is Complimentary for NJCCA Members, and In-House Counsel Only
PRODUCTS LIABILITY DEFENSE: UPDATES AND STRATEGY TO PROTECT THE COMPANY
Date & Time: Friday, March 23, 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. (Buffet Breakfast Included)
Program: Products Liability Update: What’s Happened in the Last 15 Months?; Indemnification Clauses: How to Best Protect the Company; Current Tort Reform Efforts in New Jersey; Update on Ethics Issues: In-House and Outside Counsel Perspectives.
Speakers: To Be Announced
Sponsors: NEW JERSEY DEFENSE ASSOCIATION, Products Liability Committee and NEW JERSEY CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION, Litigation and Life Sciences Committees
Location: Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ
CLE: 4 CLE Credits (Including 1 Ethics Credit) Pending NJ – NY – PA
Spring Cocktail Reception & CLE Programs
Date & Time: MAY 16, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description: Need CLE Credits? Want to network with other in-house counsel? Meet our valuable sponsors,..Then you must attend the 2012 Spring Cocktail Reception!! The day starts off with 2 - 1 hour CLE programs presented from our Platinum Sponsors: Greenberg Traurig and Lowenstein and Sandler. Enjoy a bountiful buffet, open bar and entertainment.. A walking tour of the beautiful grounds of the Pleasantdale Chateau will be available after the programs.
Location: PLEASANTDALE CHATEAU, 757 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07009
Cost: NJCCA Member fee: $85, Guest of NJCCA Member: $85; Non-member fee (Must be in-house counsel): $100, Guest of Non-member: $100
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