Continuing Legal Education

Law Firm General Counsel Workshop

October 20-21, 2016

Washington, DC | Thursday - Friday

This two-day Law Firm General Counsel Workshop will provide new law firm General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel and others with new risk management responsibilities the skills they need to perform their jobs more effectively and to become trusted advisors and advocates within their firms. Participants will develop expertise in handling conflicts and business intake issues, internal investigations,risks created by rapidly changing technology, regulatory and compliance requirements,claims against the firm, and other ethical and risk management issues.

Features include:
■ Interactive discussions on the risk environment grounded in current survey data on the evolving role of law firm general counsel
■ Exploration of the GC role in firm business matters, and the importance of establishing a risk-sensitive culture
■ Analysis of the GC's responsibilities in conducting due diligence in connection with prospective lateral partners, mergers, and acquisitions
■ Discussion of the GC's relationship with the firm's management, leadership, and lawyers
■ Examination of how to manage relationships with outside counsel and insurers
■ Networking opportunities to share experiences with lawyers in similar responsibilities in other firms


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