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I'm Not Retiring: Transitioning to an Encore Career
Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

City Bar Member: $10
Non-Member: $20

Join this distinguished panel of lawyers, all of whom have made successful transitions to encore careers after fulfilling careers at law firms. Learn what factors you should think about in deciding whether to pursue an encore career, including the right time to make a change, the financial considerations and how your legal training can help you serve in a new and different capacity. Get tips on how to prepare for a future encore career and the natural areas of encore careers for lawyers. Finally, the panel will give advice on how best to identify your encore career goals and ultimately seek out and land an encore job.

Welcome: BRET I. PARKER, Executive Director, New York City Bar Association

Moderator: SANDRA EDELMAN, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Speakers: ASTRID BAUMGARDNER, Founder and President of Astrid Baumgardner Coaching + Training, former partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP; DAVID E. NACHMAN, Enforcement Section Chief and Senior Counsel, Charities Bureau, NY Attorney General's Office, former partner at DLA Piper LLP; CATHERINE R. NATHAN, Spencer Stuart, former lawyer at Chadbourne & Parke LLP and Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP; THOMAS J. SCHWARZ, President, Purchase College, former partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Sponsored by: Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Courtney Fitzgibbons, Chair


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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