Category: All class years
Tomorrow, December 4, the U.S. Department of Commerce and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) will co-host the 18th U.S.-China Legal Exchange, a unique forum that allows the U.S. business, legal, and academic communities in three U.S. cities to hear directly from Chinese officials about new and important developments in China’s commercial legal and regulatory landscape.
High-level government officials from China, led by Assistant Minister of Commerce Zhang Xiangchen, will present to public audiences in Washington, DC, Boston, MA, and Irvine, CA for a full day on two areas of China’s commercial law regime:
-Chinese Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Law; and
-Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship in China, including Private Equity and Venture Capital.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4— WASHINGTON, DC
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
U.S. company representatives, lawyers, academics, local and state government officials, students, and other interested persons are invited to attend the Legal Exchange and participate in discussions on these topics with Chinese government officials and experts from the United States.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Should you or your organization be interested in sponsoring the 2013 U.S.-China Legal Exchange, please contact Brett Gerson, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce, at email@example.com or (202) 482-5595.
To register for the event in your city and for additional information, please visit the 2013 U.S.-China Legal Exchange web site: http://export.gov/china/uschinalegalexchange.
For full program description click here.
Check out the PSJD blog, “Expert Opinion” series for thoughts, insights, and career advice from public interest lawyers, law students, and others who work in the public sector. This week’s Expert is Ruta Stropus, the Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Stropus has graciously agreed to offer some much-needed tips and advice on applying for positions within the government. http://blog.psjd.org/2013/11/18/expert-opinion-tips-from-a-government-employer/
Click on the above link for the full interview.
Posted by Lauren Dubin at 12:49 PM - Categories: All class years
Georgetown’s Health Law Society will be having its first event of the year on Thursday, November 21 at 5:00pm in McDonough 140. The event will be an informal discussion on summer opportunities in health law followed by a happy hour at the Billy Goat Tavern. This meeting is an opportunity for 1L students to hear about the summer job search process from upperclassmen and to learn about the various summer opportunities available in the health law field.
Posted by Morgan Hoey at 11:18 AM - Categories: All class years
Vineet Shahani (L’05) will be on-campus on Monday, November 18 from 3:30-4:30 and is happy to chat with students who are interested in pursuing a career at the intersection of law and technology. After practicing with a law firm, Vineet left for Apple and recently went in-house with Nest Labs in Palo Alto. Interested students should stop by OCS to sign up for a 10-minute “walk-in” with Vineet between 3:30 and 4:30. Appointments will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Customs and International Trade International Trade Bar Association and The Federal
Circuit Bar Association present: 2013 International Trade and Customs Litigation Conference
When: November 21, 2013
Where: Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 717 Madison Place NW, Washington DC
Join other thought leaders in for an engaging program and discussion on leading trade remedy and customs issues, as well administrative and procedural developments, from the perspectives of the Bench, United States government, and private practitioner communities. This event, co-sponsored by the Customs and International Trade Bar Association and the Federal Circuit Bar Association, will also include presentations given by Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Chief Judge Donald C. Pogue of the Court of International Trade.
Registration opportunities are now available for this highly-anticipated event and orders will be filled
first-come, first-served. Please RSVP to: http://events.signup4.com/FCBACITBA