2017 Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Meeting

Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Meeting
January 27-28, 2017
Laguna Beach, CA
Montage Laguna Beach

Meeting Agenda

The Meeting Agenda has been finalized.

If you are unable to attend the meeting in person and wish to participate in any of the Committee or Subcommittee Meetings by phone, please refer to the Dial In Agenda for details. 


Registration is now open. You are encouraged to read this page in its entirety first to be aware of several New Changes for 2017 before registering. If you are registering on behalf of someone else, be sure that you communicate these changes to anyone traveling to Laguna Beach to avoid any confusion. When ready, click on Register Now on the right side of this page to register for the meeting!

Breakfasts & Lunches

Registration fees cover the costs of breakfast and lunches (no more lunch tickets!) on Friday and Saturday, for the primary registrant.  You must purchase breakfast and lunch passes for any guests traveling with you that will join us at group breakfasts and lunches*.  The 2017 registration rates are as follows:

  • Committee Member – $445 (now includes lunches!)
  • Non-ABA Member – $520 (now includes lunches!)
  • Law Student – Free 

*The costs for guests of primary registrants to join group breakfasts and lunches are as follows:

  • 2-day Guest Breakfast Pass  – $100
  • 2-day Guest Lunch Pass  – $170  (Guest breakfasts are not included in Registration Fee) 

Ticketed Dinners

Thank you to our Meeting Sponsors who have made it possible to offer the following ticketed dinner events at greatly reduced prices!

  • Friday, January 27, 2017 - $150 (At The Ranch at Laguna Beach)
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 - $130  (At The Montage Laguna Beach)

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be granted for all written requests received by Friday, January 13, 2017. Refunds will not be granted after this date; however we will gladly accept substitutions for those unable to attend. Submit all refund requests to Dorcus Logan at dorcus.logan@americanbar.org.


Montage Laguna Beach (Sold Out)
30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA  92651

Our housing cutoff has passed, and our group room block is now sold out.  The group room rate of $290/night is no longer available. The hotel may be able accommodate additional reservations at the current available resort rate, which is likely significantly higher.

There are still rooms available at other fine hotels in the area.  A quick search at Hotels.com indicate rooms are still available under $300 at two hotels that we can recommend:

  • The Ranch at Laguna Beach – 31106 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA  92651
  • Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa  – 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA  92629


Sponsorships are available! Please contact Mark Page for more information. 

Travel Discounts

The preferred airport for Montage Laguna Beach is Orange County (SNA-John Wayne) – 13 miles from the resort.

ABA members are eligible for discounted airfare through Egencia.

Car Rental
ABA members save 25% off car rental through Hertz

Meeting Questions

Contact Mark Page at 312-988-5635 with any meeting questions.