Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, with liberal leave in effect. The Law Library will open at its regular hour. All in-class exams scheduled to begin at 9:00 am will begin at 1:30 pm.
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR AN UPDATE AT 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 10th, for any changes to the Law Center's operating status resulting from changes in the weather.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees are expected to report to work by 11:00 am. Employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Special events and programs scheduled to start before 11:00 am will be delayed and may be cancelled. Please check with your program planner to determine status.
Heather Bock, PhD is a Visiting Professor of Law and Executive Director for the Center of the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown Law Center. She launched the first course on leadership, team and client relationship skills at Georgetown Law and has been teaching it for over 3 years. Heather is the Chief Professional Development Officer for Hogan Lovells US LLP. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she managed the training and development function for other professional services firms. She has consulted to a variety of companies on HR strategy, organizational transformation and culture change. Heather's training initiatives won the NALP Award of Distinction, and she is the recipient of the HR Leadership Award of Greater Washington and the Chief Learning Officer Vanguard Award. She has written several articles and co-authored a book on Using a Competency Model to Manage Firm Talent for the American Bar Association. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior, a Masters in Public Health and a BS in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
James W. Jones is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is also Principal of Legal Management Resources LLC, a consulting firm providing management and leadership resources for law firms around the world. He is widely recognized as an expert on the U.S. and global legal markets, and he previously served as the Chairman of the Hildebrandt Institute, Managing Director of Hildebrandt International, Vice President and General Counsel of APCO Worldwide, and Managing Partner of Arnold & Porter, LLP. Jim frequently works with law firms and their leaders on issues of strategy, governance, compensation, succession planning, and risk management. He is the author of numerous books and articles and frequent speaker on legal management topics, including ancillary business, globalization, ethics, strategy, and partnership issues. He holds a BA from Trinity University and a JD from New York University.
Milton C. Regan, Jr. is the Co-Director of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession and Professor of Law at Georgetown Law. His work focuses on ethics, corporations, law firms, and the legal profession. Before joining Georgetown Law, Professor Regan clerked for Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States. As an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in Washington, DC, he worked on matters relating to white-collar crime and the defense of attorneys and accountants. Professor Regan is the author of Eat What You Kill: The Fall of a Wall Street Lawyer and co-author with Jeffrey D. Bauman of Legal Ethics and Corporate Practice as well as the author of numerous articles and book chapters on lawyers and the legal profession.
Lisa H. Rohrer, PhD is the Director of Executive Education and Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown Law. Her areas of expertise include the leadership and strategy of professional service firms, client satisfaction and survey research. In addition to launching Georgetown Law's executive education program, she is currently conducting research on the changing management models and structures in law firms, segmentation of the US legal market, and managing professional talent. Prior to joining Georgetown Law, Lisa was the Director of Research at the Hildebrandt Institute, a division of Thomson Reuters. She was also a Research Fellow at Harvard Law School, where she coauthored numerous cases on law firms and other professional service firms. Lisa's articles have appeared in American Lawyer, Practice Innovations and PRWeek as well as academic journals.