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(ILF) Improve Your Pitch: Tips from the General Counsel
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Date(s): June 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM  EST - 1:30 PM  EST
Location:
Latham & Watkins LLP; 555 11th Street, NW; Suite 1000; Washington, DC 20004

Registration for this event is full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email admin@wbadc.org.

*If you have questions about this program or experience any difficulties in registering, please call 202-639-8880.*

Presented by:International Law Forum, Litigation Law Forum, In-House Counsel Forum

Featuring: 
Leslie T. Thornton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas
Erin Abrams, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Via Transportation Inc.
Heather McAllister, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Penn Foster, Inc.
Sarah Greenfield, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Moderated by:
Canby Wood, Co-Chair, WBA International Law Forum; and Business Development Manager, Magna Legal Services


Everyone seems to think they are doing it right, but our General Counsel tell a different story. Come join us to hear from three local General Counsel on more effective ways to pitch, develop relationships and build your book of business. 

In order to ensure the value of discussions for this program, we ask that attendees have a minimum of five years of experience practicing law.

Lunch will be sponsored by Sentio Artificial Intelligence.

Please note that solicitation is not permitted.

                        
Cost: 
Advance Registration:

Members: $15
Non-members: $25
Student Members: $15

After 6/11/2017:
Members: $18
Non-members: $28
Student Members: $18


Speaker Biographies:

Sarah Greenfield is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. She focuses her practice on complex business litigation and investigations, including internal investigations, enforcement actions, and securities class actions. Ms. Greenfield represents public companies, directors and officers in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, and other high-stakes matters. She has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including federal jury trial experience, briefing and arguing dispositive and non-dispositive motions, managing large-scale discovery, working with experts and jury consultants, coordinating with parallel government investigations, and negotiating favorable settlements in mediation. She also has experience conducting internal investigations of companies regarding their financial reporting, disclosures and internal control procedures.


 
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