SPEAKERS

2018 SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

Christopher Darden

CHRISTOPHER DARDEN
Lawyer, author, actor, lecturer, and practicing attorney
Darden & Associates, Inc.

2018 CO-CHAIR SPEAKERS

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D. CAMERON FINDLAY
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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COURTNEY VANLONKHUYZEN WELTON
LENOVO MOBILE BUSINESS GROUP
Global General Counsel

2018 SPEAKERS

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JIM BALLOWE
ESQUIRE DEPOSITION SOLUTIONS, LLC 
Chief Information Officer 

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REBECCA BERNHARD
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 
Partner 

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LORI BOWMAN
OLGLETREE DEAKINS
Shareholder

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MICHAEL BRODY
WINSTON & STRAWN
Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Practice & Co-Chair, Patents

Owen Byrd

OWEN BYRD
LEX MACHINA
Chief Evangelist & General Counsel 

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DOROTHY G. CAPERS
NATIONAL EXPRESS LLC
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary 

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J. DANIELLE CARR
POLSINELLI
Director of Diversity & Inclusion  

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SALVADOR CARRANZA
FREEBORN & PETERS, LLP
Partner 

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REKHA CHIRUVOLU
NIXON PEABODY 
Director of Diversity and Inclusion 

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GARY R. CLARK
QUARLES AND BRADY, LLP
Partner, Chicago Labor and Employment Group Chair

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WILLIAM J. DALEY
CONAGRA BRANDS
Vice President & Chief Counsel – Labor, Employment & Compliance

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PEDRO DEJESUS
TAMPICO BEVERAGES, INC.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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TALITA ERICKSON
BARILLA AMERICA, INC. 
General Counsel (Americas)

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NEIL ETHERIDGE
CS DISCO
CMO

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AARON R. FEIGELSON, PH.D.
LEYDIG, VOIT & MAYER, LTD.  
Member 

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MICHAEL JEFFREY GLICK
DISCOVERREADY
SVP, Managed Services 

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KARA HARCHUCK
HUNT COMPANIES, INC.
General Counsel  

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DAVID HOLME
EXIGENT
CEO

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GARY HOOD
THE DURACELL COMPANY 
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer 

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AZZIT HUSSEIN
NAVIGANT
Director, Structured Analytics

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JEFFREY W. KEMP
MOLEX, LLC
Associate General Counsel – Litigation & Compliance

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ANDREA KRAMER
MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY
Partner 

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JILL LONG
LANE POWELL
Shareholder, Director of Professional Development and Diversity

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LIA MAJID
ACORN LEGAL SOLUTIONS
CEO

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CRAIG C. MARTIN
JENNER & BLOCK
Chair, Litigation Department

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CHERYL D. ORR

DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH LLP
Partner

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MELISSA REARDON HENRY
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY 
General Counsel 

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TERRA REYNOLDS
LATHAM & WATKINS LLP
Partner

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JEFF ROHLMEIER
LENOVO GROUP & MOTOROLA MOBILITY  
Senior Director, Global Privacy 

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ANDREW SHIMEK
CS DISCO
CRO 

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G. SCOTT SOLOMON
CHARLES RIVER ASSOCIATES 
Vice President  

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KERRY SORVINO
SHIRE PLC
Vice President, Compliance Operations

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LUKE TENERY
ANKURA
Senior Managing Director 

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MELISA TWOMEY
CONSILIO
Director, Strategic Client Solutions 

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KIMBERLY WINTER
LATHROP GAGE
Partner

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MARGO WOLF O’DONNELL
BENESCH
Partner, Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Chicago