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Symposium in Honor of Robert Pitofsky

May 18, 2012 —

WHAT

Symposium in Honor of Robert Pitofsky

WHEN

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE

Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Christine Varney, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; former Assistant Attorney General; Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice; Georgetown Law Class of 1986

Welcoming Remarks
John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Panel 1: Bob as Scholar
Harvey Goldschmid, Professor, Columbia Law School; former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Moderator)
Eleanor Fox, Professor, New York University School of Law
Stephen Calkins, Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel and Professor of Law, Wayne State University; former General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
Jonathan Baker, Professor, American University Washington College of Law; former Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission; former Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission
Marina Lao, Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Panel 2: Bob at Georgetown
Judith Areen, Professor and Dean Emeritus, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
Patricia King, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Thomas G. Krattenmaker, former Dean, William & Mary Law School; former Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Barry Carter, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Steven Salop, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Joel Cohen, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; Georgetown Law Class of 1986

1:45 p.m.
Afternoon Welcoming Remarks
Molly Boast, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP; former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Panel 3: Bob as Public Official
Michael Sohn, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; former General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission (Moderator)
Jodie Bernstein, Of Counsel, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP; former Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Michele Corash, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Robert Skitol, Senior Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
J. Thomas Rosch, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Panel 4: Bob as Chairman
William J. Baer, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP; former Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission (Moderator)
Timothy Muris, Professor, George Mason University School of Law; Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; former Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
Stephen Labaton, Consultant, Goldman Sachs; former Senior Writer, The New York Times
Diane Wood, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
Richard Parker, Partner and Chair of the Antitrust and Competition Practice, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; former Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
Susan DeSanti, Director, Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Address
Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States

NOTE

Georgetown University Law Center Professor and Dean Emeritus Robert Pitofsky, counsel at Arnold & Porter LLP and former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, is recognized worldwide as one of the true greats in the fields of antitrust law and consumer protection law. His distinguished career has spanned academia, government and private practice. The participants will recognize Pitofsky's contributions to legal scholarship, public policy and Georgetown Law.

This symposium is sponsored by Georgetown Law and Arnold & Porter LLP.
 

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