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Best Practices for Successfully Navigating Your Role as In-House Counsel
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Program Fee: $5 for Student Members | $10 for Members | $25 for Non-Members

For many lawyers, their first role as in-house counsel can present a number of new, unfamiliar challenges over and above the practice of law. Given that lawyers often start their careers at law firms, their first in-house role can be a significant transition, both in learning how to navigate the resources, organization and politics of their company and in learning to serve as true business partners and trusted advisors with an in depth understanding of the business. Learning best practices and practical tips for success in your role as in-house counsel is key to becoming an effective and valued member of your organization and in providing the highest level of service to your client. This panel will provide you with information and advice from experienced in-house attorneys with a wide variety of perspectives.

Conway Ekpo, Executive Director, Legal Counsel, Morgan Stanley, Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers University School of Law
Heather Jensen, Deputy General Counsel, Ithaka
Daniel Wiig,In-House Counsel, Municipal Credit Union, Adjunct Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law

Shabbir Chaudhury, Corporate Counsel, MetLife
Jean Vrola, Senior Professional Development Manager, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Career Advancement & Management Committee, Aisha Joseph, Chair
In-House Counsel Committee, Darryl Gibbs, Chair


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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