Corporate Counsel Institute With Keynote by Solicitor General Donald Verrilli

March 11, 2014 —


Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education presents the 18th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, featuring U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr., among other notable speakers.


Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Friday, March 14, 2014


Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue
Washington, DC 20001


Thursday, March 13

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. / Hart Auditorium
Welcome and Introduction
William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown Law
Lawrence J. Center, Assistant Dean, Georgetown Law
Thomas F. O'Neill III, Advisory Board Co-Chair, Corporate Counsel Institute

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. / Hart Auditorium
Keynote Address – “An Insider’s Perspective on the Office of the Solicitor General”
Hon. Donald B. Verrilli Jr., U.S. Solicitor General
Walter Dellinger, O’Melveny & Myers

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Session A – Regulatory, Compliance, and Risk Management Track: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Room 201

Lanny A. Breuer, Covington & Burling
Kara N. Brockmeyer, Chief of the FCPA Unit, Division of Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission
David R. Cherrington, Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Jeffrey Knox, Chief of the Fraud Section, Department of Justice
Sharie A. Brown, Troutman Sanders (Moderator)

Session B – Cybersecurity/Data Protection and Privacy Track: Data Security and Privacy (U.S.)
Room 202

Benjamin A. Powell, WilmerHale
Courtney Barton, Senior Counsel for Global Privacy, Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Gary Brown, Deputy Legal Director, International Red Cross
Matthew McCabe, Senior Vice President, Marsh, Inc.
Christina Ayiotis, Department of Computer Science, George Washington University (Moderator)

Session C – Small Law Department Track: DIY for the Small Law Department
Room 203

Gena L. Ashe, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Brickman Group
Kathleen T. Barlow, Senior Vice President, Marsh and McLennan Companies
Ronald W. Peppe II, Canam Steel Corporation
Todd Silberman, General Counsel, Mesilla Valley Transportation
John N. Camperlengo, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Moderator)

3:05 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 

Session A – Regulatory, Compliance, and Risk Management Track: Litigating Against Patent Trolls
Room 201

Marcus Delgado, Chief IP Counsel, Cox Communications, Inc.
Suzanne D. Munck, Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property, Federal Trade Commission
Allen W. Yee, Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company
Ann G. Fort, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan (Moderator)

Session B – Cybersecurity/Data Protection and Privacy Track: International Data Security and Privacy Protection
Room 202

Nuala O’Connor, Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Compliance and Privacy, Amazon
Kimberly Peretti, Alston & Bird
Maureen T. Kelly, Enterprise Shared Services Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Moderator)

Session C – Small Law Department Track: Managing Outside Counsel
Room 203

Tamara Jack, Associate General Counsel, LMI
Mary Helen Medina, former Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Revel Entertainment
Catherine Potter, Vice President, Secretary and Corporate Counsel, Capital Automotive Real Estate Services
Sheryl Wood, The Wood Law Firm

4:25 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 

Session A – Antitrust Enforcement: New Sheriffs in Town
Room 201

Deborah L. Feinstein, Director of the Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
David Gelfand, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
Howard Shelanski, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (Moderator)

Session B – Employment and Labor Law Update
Room 202

Trina Fairley Barlow, Crowell & Moring
Bart C. Barre, Assistant General Counsel for Labor and Employment Law, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Alyssa T. Senzel, Associate General Counsel, Blackboard Inc.
Gregory R. Watchman, Associate General Counsel for Employment, Freddie Mac

Friday, March 14

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. / Hart Auditorium
Discussion - Legal Ethics for Corporate Counsel: Demystifying Privilege and Confidentiality
Stuart I. Teicher, Law Offices of Stuart I. Teicher

10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. / Hart Auditorium
Panel – Supreme Court Review
Paul D. Clement, Bancroft
Hon. Donald B. Verrilli Jr., Solicitor General of the United States
Professor Steven H. Goldblatt, Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown Law (Moderator)

12:25 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 

Session A – Regulatory, Compliance, and Risk Management Track: Dodd-Frank and Whistle-blowers
Room 201

Thomas M. Devine, Legal Director, Government Accountability Project
Christopher Ehrman, Director of the Whistleblower Office, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Sean McKessy, Chief of the Office of the Whistleblower, Securities and Exchange Commission
Lee D. Augsburger, Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Prudential Financial, Inc.

Session B – Cybersecurity/Data Protection and Privacy Track: Cyberintrusions and Cyberespionage (Protecting Your IP)
Room 202

Steven Chabinsky, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer, CrowdStrike
David T. Fisfis, Vice President and General Counsel, Duquesne Light Co.
Nikolas B. Savage, Acting Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge, Cyber Branch, Washington Field Office, FBI
Jody R. Westby, CEO, Global Cyber Risk

Session C – Small Law Department Track: Social-Media Legal Risk
Room 203

Julienne W. Bramesco, Labor Counsel, United States Postal Service
Alison N. Davis, Littler Mendelson
Diane Allison Seltzer Torre, The Seltzer Law Firm
Robin McCune, Senior Counsel, Northrup Grumman Corporation

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

(Session A – Closed to press)

Session B – Cybersecurity/Data Protection and Privacy Track: Best-in-Class Strategies to Protect Your IT Systems
Room 202

M. Peter Adler, Vice President, SRA International, Inc.
Peter Gleason, National Association of Corporate Directors
David J. McCue, President, McCue Inc.
Annejanette Heckman Pickens, Assistant General Counsel, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems 

Session C – Small Law Department Track: Managing Expectations with the Board and Shareholders
Room 203

Diane M. Ennist, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Carey International, Inc.
Mary E. Kennard, Vice President and General Counsel, American University
Betsy Sharon, Chain Bridge Bank
Ronald W. Peppe II, Vice President of Legal Services and Human Resources, Cannam Steel Corporation

3:20 p.m. – 4:35 p.m. / Hart Auditorium
Panel – General Counsel Roundtable
Sheila Cheston, Corporate Vice President and General Counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Julie M. Jacobs, AOL, Inc.
Leslie T. Thornton, Vice President and General Counsel, WGL Holdings & Washington Gas
Thomas F. O’Neil III, Founder and President, The Saranac Group 

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