AGENDA

2017 FIRST CHAIR AWARD AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. ‐ 9:30 a.m.
Registration opens

9:30 a.m. ‐ 10:00 a.m.
Welcome

10:00 a.m. ‐ 11:45 a.m.
General Counsel Roundtable
Jodi J. Caro,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Ilese Flamm,
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Dolen
Deborah A. Golden,
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary,
GATX Corporation
Mark S. Jaeger,
Senior Vice President – Human Resources, General Counsel & Secretary,
Jockey International, Inc.
Michelle M. Warner
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, USG Corporation

12:00 p.m. ‐ 1:30 p.m.
Lunch/Keynote
Jan Schlichtmann, Esq. Environmental and Toxic Torts Attorney

1:45 p.m. ‐ 2:45 p.m.
Track 1: How Do I Effectively Conduct a Theft of Trade Investigation Now That IT Has Moved Everything to the Cloud?”
Kristofer Swanson,
Vice President, Charles River Associates
Assistant U.S. Attorney Rajnath “Raj” Laud,
Deputy Chief, National Security and Cybercrimes Section
Norther District of Illinois
Michael Weiner, 
Deputy General Counsel, Citadel LLC

 
Track 2: “You’re Fired!” – Employment Law In The Age of Trump
Moderator: William J. DaleyVice President & Chief Counsel, Labor, Employment, and Compliance,
Conagra Brands
Cheyl Orr,
Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Lori Bowman,
Shareholder, Olgetree Deakins
Steve Pearlman,
Partner,  Proskauer

2:50 p.m. ‐ 3:50 p.m.
Track 1: Managing Your IP Spend: Containing Costs and Maintaining Quality
Jonathan Harris,
Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Track 2: What In-House Counsel Need To Know About Healthcare Reform
Deborah Gersh,
Partner, Ropes & Gray

3:55 p.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m.
Track 1: TBD

Track 2: A Primer on Immigration Laws Impacted By The New Administration
Marketa Lindt,
Partner, Sidley
Andrew Karabetsos,
WIPRO

CONFERENCE VENUE: GLEACHER CENTER

5:30 p.m. ‐ 9:30 p.m.
First Chair Awards Gala

AWARDS GALA VENUE: THE MONTGOMERY CLUB