Executive Compensation National Institute Program Information

Program Details

November 7-8, 2019
In-person Meeting

Hogan and Lovells US LLP
555 13th Street, Washington, DC

The 2019 Executive Compensation National Institute is designed for those who address issues related to compensating senior corporate executives: private practitioners, in-house corporate counsel, employee benefits consultants, service providers, compensation managers and consultants.

This program will provide you with the opportunity to hear about the latest developments in this constantly evolving area from experienced practitioners and government representatives. Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from those who are helping shape our rapidly changing regulatory environment.

Program Co-Chairs:
Andrew Liazos, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Boston, MA
Robert J. Neis, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Washington, DC
Martha N. Steinman, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York, NY

View a copy of the program brochure / agenda (as of October 16th).

Silver Sponsor

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Attend the entire two-day program, the luncheon, each breakfast, and network with other registrants and faculty. Registrations must be postmarked or e-mailed by Thursday, October 10th to receive the Early Bird discount.

Early Bird Registration - On or Before October 10th

  • $1431 General Public
  • $1288 ABA Member
  • $1145 Sponsoring Section Member

Full Tuition - After October 10th

  • $1494 General Public
  • $1345 ABA Member
  • $1195 Sponsoring Section Member

On-Site Tuition

  • $1556 General Public
  • $1345 ABA Member
  • $1245 Sponsoring Section Member

Government Attendees
Government rates available upon request.  For more information contact karen.case@americanbar.org.

Additional Savings
If two or more register from the same firm, one registrant will receive a $50 reduction in program tuition!

Employee Benefits Passport Holders
Enjoy 25% off your tuiition rate.  Contact karen.case@americanbar.org to register with this discount.


Scholarships to defray tuition expense for this program are available upon application, on a case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to full-time LL.B. candidates, public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. To request an application or receive additional information, contact Karen Case at 202.662.8641 or karen.case@americanbar.org. Scholarship applications must be received at least two weeks before the program start date. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses. For programs with tuition costs over $500, qualifying attorneys will receive at least a 50% reduction in the course fee(s).

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be honored on the following basis:

  • Until October 10th – 100% Refund minus $50 administrative fee*
  • After October 10th** – No Refund

*Day of Cancellation is the day the cancellation is received by the ABA. It is calculated based on the number of ABA business days remaining before the National Institute.

**No refund will be made for cancellations received after October 10th; written confirmation of refund requests must be received within 14 days following the National Institute presentation. Substitute registrants for the Executive Compensation National Institute are welcome. Please contact customer care via email meetingcancellations@americanbar.org.

CPE Credit

American Bar Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Recommended CPE Credits and Fields of Study: Program attendees can earn up to 16.00 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and 2.00 Behavioral Ethics fields of study.  

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this program and there is no advanced preparation required.  The program level of difficulty is from beginner to intermediate.

MCLE Information

This course is expected to qualify for 13.5 CLE credit hours (including 1.00 ethics hours) in 60-minute states, and 16.20 CLE credit hours including 1.2 ethics hours) in 50-minute states. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states.  View MCLE details.

For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, contact Karen Case at 202.662.8641, , via email at karen.case@americanbar.org, or visit http://www.americanbar.org/cle/mandatory_cle.html.


If you are coming from out of town and would like to make a reservation in our room block at the St. Gregory Hotel ($299 plus $30 resort fee), please contact Karen Case at 202.662.8641.


Travel Information


With ABA Egencia, you can automatically obtain ABA negotiated airfare discounts for travel to the ABA Meetings. ABA Egencia enables you to purchase the best airfare at the time of booking, by providing you with the ability to search for and compare fares from virtually every airline serving the destination.

Reservations with ABA Egencia can be made online or offline. For offline reservations, call (877) 833-6285. ABA Egencia is available online via ABA Travel Services at https://www.egencia.com/public/us/.*

ABA airfare discounts on some carriers may also be obtained by purchasing your tickets under the ABA Discount Codes directly from the airline or through your travel agent.

American Airlines

ABA Discount only available at ABA Egencia at https://www.egencia.com/public/us/

United Airlines

For ABA Meetings Only 
Via Phone:  800-426-1122
Agreement Code: 8880300 / Z Code: ZFX6

Discount available at www.united.com

Click All Search Options and enter Online Discount Code: ZFX68880300 in the Promotions and Certificates box.

Not for Leisure Travel

Delta Airlines

Via Phone:  800-328-1111
ABA File Global Meeting Code: NMS9P

Discount available at www.delta.com
Click Advance Search and enter Online Meeting Event Code: NMS9P in the Meeting Event Code

Southwest Airlines

Southwest tickets can be booked on ABA Egencia. If not booking via ABA Egencia you can book via www.swabiz.com and use ABA SWABIZ Company ID 99422890.

Travel Profile is Required

*A Travel Profile is required when booking airline reservations with ABA Egencia. For more information click here.

For additional ABA travel discounts visit www.americanbar.org/travel

Content Disclaimer

All meeting content, including live, recorded, and written presentations, represents the opinions of the authors and speakers and should not be construed to be those of either the American Bar Association or Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (JCEB) unless adopted pursuant to the bylaws of the Association. Nothing contained herein is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases, and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal counsel. This meeting content and any forms and agreements herein are intended for educational and informational purposes only.

All rights reserved. No part of these materials may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the written permission of the American Bar Association.

Photography and Video

Note that by attending the conference, attendees have agreed to the terms of the American Bar Association Image/Audio/Video Release Form which allows images, audio, and video recorded on site to be used for educational and promotional purposes.

Contact karen.case@americanbar.org with questions.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions, you may contact the JCEB at karen.case@americanbar.org or call: 202-662-8641

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