BCLC To Present Seven Programs At The 2023 Hybrid Spring Meeting
Following the successful programs at the Hybrid Annual Meeting, the BCLC is looking forward to the 2023 Hybrid Spring Meeting with another strong line up of CLE programs. The Committee expects to present another set of engaging and compelling programs at the upcoming virtual meeting, which will take place on April 27-29, 2023. The meeting is a hybrid with its location in Seattle, Washington for those who can attend in person and with a virtual option for those unable to travel to Seattle.
The first program is on Thursday, April 27 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PT, where the Committee will sponsor, “Ethical Theory as a Guidepost for Ethical Lawyering: Can Different Theories of Ethics Elucidate the Ethical Obligations of Attorneys?” It will be chaired by Anne Steadman, of Reed Smith LLP in Wilmington, DE.
Next, on Thursday, April 27, from 2:00 PM – 3:30 AM PT, the BCLC will sponsor, “Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation: Trial Practice, Business Divorce, and D&O Officer Liability Insurance”. The co-chairs of this program are Jessica Mendelson of Paul Hastings in Palo Alto, CA and Anne Steadman of Reed Smith LLP in Wilmington, DE.
The BCLC is also co-sponsoring a number of programs. The first is co-sponsored with the Corporate Governance Committee and will be held on Thursday, April 27, from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PT, “Politics in the Boardroom.” The chair of this program is David Slenn of Akerman LLP in Tampa, FL.
Next, on Thursday, April 27 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM, the BCLC is co-sponsoring with the Gaming Law Committee, “A Sure Bet: Essential and Updates for Legalized Gaming in the United States and Canada.” The co-chairs of this program are Alexander Denton of Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield in Atlanta, GA and Michelle Dunham of American Express in Itasca, IL.
On Friday, April 28, from 8:00 – 9:00 AM PT, the BCLC will co-sponsor with the Business Bankruptcy Committee, “The Long-Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on the Courts.” This program is co-chaired by the Honorable Judge Elizabeth Gunn, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Columbia and Eric Perkins of Becker LLC in Livingston, New Jersey.
Next, on Friday, April 28 from 12:00 – 1:30 PM PT, the BCLC will co-sponsor with the Corporate Counsel Committee, “Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Crypto and Web 3.0 for Business Lawyers – Understanding the Technology and Key Legal Issues”. This program is co-chaired Bradford Newman of Baker & McKenzie in Palo Alto and the Honorable Justice Saliann Scarpulla, judge on the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department.
On Friday, April 28 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PT, the BCLC will co-sponsor with the Health Law and Life Sciences Committee, “Arbitration for Business Lawyers: The Pros & Cons.” This program is co-chaired by Michelle Skipper of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Ramana Rameswaran of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Washington, D.C.
Looking forward to seeing everyone in Seattle!