GC Roundtable: Dealing with Challenges; Promoting the Legal Profession

September 22, 2018
2:15 PM  -  3:45 PM

Hosted by the In-House Counsel Committee

NY CLE: 1.5 Credits in Law Practice Management, Non-Transitional

Program Chair: Duane Morikawa, Co-Chair, In-House Counsel Committee

Diane Brayton, Executive VP & General Counsel, The New York Times Company
Djenaba Parker, General Counsel & Chief Talent Officer, New York Red Bulls
Michael D. Fricklas, Chief Legal Officer, Advance Publications, Inc.
Theresa K. Mohan, General Counsel & Secretary, Exela Technologies, Inc.

Moderator: Ben Hsing, Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP

The panel will discuss the difficulties that GCs may encounter in addressing the legal challenges faced by their respective companies and industries, such as information security, data privacy, reputational risks, technological developments, changes in laws and regulations, among others. The panel will also address efforts made by GCs to promote the legal profession within their respective legal department, through company-sponsored initiatives and through efforts outside of their companies. Finally, the panel will discuss qualities important for the advancement and development of future leaders within their respective departments.