Seminar Number

8438

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$335

Section Members: $310

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$355

Section Members: $330

CORPORATE COUNSEL INSTITUTE

DECEMBER 12-13, 2013

Grand Hyatt Hotel
3300 Peachtree Road
Atlanta • (404) 237-1234

CLE Hours:
12 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Corporate Counsel Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Elizabeth B. Chandler, Program Chair, VP & General Counsel, Legal Department, Rollins Inc., Atlanta

THURSDAY  •  DECEMBER 12, 2013
7:55

REGISTRATION (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:15

Corporate Counsel Section Annual Meeting
Bruce S. Richards, Section Chair, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Manhattan Associates, Inc., Atlanta

8:25

welcome and PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Elizabeth B. Chandler

8:30

To Arbitrate or Not?
Joel P. Howle, First Vice President and Senior Counsel, SunTrust Banks, Inc., Atlanta
R. Wayne Thorpe, JAMS, Atlanta
William N. Withrow, Jr., Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta

9:30
Strategies for Capturing Innovation and Fending Off Non-Practicing Entities
Wab P. Kadaba, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta
Stephanie Ann Allen-Wang, Cox Communications, Inc., Atlanta

10:30

BREAK

10:45

The Practice of Law, Sitting on the Fault Line
Moderator:
W. Dennis McKinnie, President, Counsel on Call, Atlanta

Panelists:
Michael H. Trotter, Taylor English Duma LLP, Atlanta
Rebecca H. White, Dean, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens
Robert T. Graff, III, Vice President, Global Business Development, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Atlanta

11:45

LUNCHEON (Included in registration fee)
Les Miserables Meets Collateral Consequences
Douglas B. Ammar, Executive Director, Georgia Justice Project, Atlanta

1:00

Corporate Crimes, ethical considerations, and What Keeps a General Counsel Up at Night
Peter J. Anderson, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Atlanta
Doug W. Gilfillan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Atlanta
M. Graham Loomis, Regional Trial Counsel, Securities & Exchange Commission, Atlanta

2:00

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Managing Through the EEOC’s Strategic Priorities
Shay Z. Hable, Labor & Employment Counsel, Newell Rubbermaid Inc., Atlanta
Nancy E. Rafuse, Rafuse, Hill & Hodges LLP, Atlanta
Janet Thornton, Ph.D., Managing Director and Labor Economist, ERS Group, Tallahassee, FL

3:15

Securities Law/Governance Update
Keith M. Townsend, King & Spalding, Atlanta

4:15
recess
FRIDAY  •  DECEMBER 13, 2013
8:25
WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Elizabeth B. Chandler
8:30

Capital Markets Update
Moderator:
William J. R. Mayfield, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Panelists:
Aldo L. LaFiandra, Jones Day, Atlanta
Mark L. Hanson, Jones Day, Atlanta
Christopher Wood, Managing Director, Syndicated and Leveraged Finance, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Atlanta
Jonathan C. Biele, Managing Director, Equity Origination, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Atlanta

9:30
Developments in Cyber Security
Kimberly K. Peretti, Alston & Bird LLP, Washington, D.C.
10:30
break
10:45
The General Counsel and Government Affairs
Moderator:
Robert W. Kamerschen, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Aaron’s, Inc., Atlanta

Panelists:
Rep. Stacey Y. Abrams, House Minority Leader, Georgia General Assembly, Atlanta
Heath Garrett, Garrett McNatt Hennessey Carpenter 360 LLC, Atlanta
12:00
LUNCHEON (Included in registration fee)
The Supreme Court Means Business!
Tom C. Goldstein, Publisher, SCOTUSblog; Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Washington, D.C.
1:15
Less Paper = More Productivity
Steven J. Best, Affinity Consulting Group, Alpharetta
Natalie R. Kelly, Director, Law Practice Management Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
2:00
40 Tech Tips in 40 Minutes
Steven J. Best
Natalie R. Kelly
2:45
ADJOURN