1 Women in the Law Partnering with Our Clients for Success Network with outstanding women from across the country Grow your book of business Develop skills for career advancement within your organization Learn emerging trends and effective strategies to protect clients in and outside the courtroom February 25 27, 2015 Hyatt Regency, Pier Sixty-Six Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 The Women in the Law Seminar is the premier educational and networking event for women, designed to enhance the legal skills and business acumen of women who work either within corporate legal departments or at law firms. The program tackles legal issues and emerging trends that keep our clients up at night, and provides concrete practice pointers that will enable in-house lawyers and their outside counsel to partner for success. At the same time, this seminar provides education and career coaching that aim to empower women lawyers to define their optimal career path. This seminar boasts distinguished faculty from around the country, including in-house lawyers from some of the most recognized companies in the world, experienced trial lawyers, and thought leaders on professional development and leadership issues that are unique to women lawyers. Please join us in Fort Lauderdale to learn from our outstanding speakers, and for incredible networking opportunities with colleagues and in-house counsel from all across the country. Diane Fleming Averell Program Chair Kelly A. Williams Program Vice Chair Lana Alcorn Olson Committee Chair Heidi B. Goldstein Committee Vice Chair Keri Lynn Bush Law Institute WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Best practices for developing and executing a crisis management plan to protect your client s business and legal interests Strategies for in-house legal departments and outside counsel to collaborate on Legal Project Management initiatives that will improve the bottom line and eliminate unnecessary legal spend What to do when government agents arrive at your client s property to inspect or execute a search warrant How to preserve the attorney-client privilege for in-house counsel The security risks that threaten companies and law firms due to the ubiquitous use of the Internet and cellular platforms for communication and commerce How to manage and respond to the legal risks caused by cyber breaches Effective use of social media evidence at trial Advanced trial techniques for handling Batson challenges, jurors using the Internet to research parties and witnesses, preparing jury instructions in plain English, and more PRESENTED BY DRI s Women in the Law Committee THIS SEMINAR BROCHURE SPONSORED BY
3 PROGRAM SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, :00 p.m. Registration 2:00 4:00 p.m. Improv for Lawyers: Law & Order: Special Improvisation Unit The exact same fun improvisational skills that made Tina Fey and Amy Poehler famous are actually just basic, good communication skills. Through a series of fun, interactive improvisational games, you ll learn how to solve problems creatively; be engaging, persuasive, and credible; think more quickly on your feet; and more. Whatever your specialty and however you practice law, this workshop is for you! Sharon Geller, Improv for Lawyers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania SPONSORED BY MRC Nexsen Pruet 6:00 p.m. Registration 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception SPONSORED BY Lewis Wagner LLP 7:30 p.m. Dine-Arounds Join colleagues and friends at selected restaurants for dinner (on your own). More details on-site. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, :00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast SPONSORED BY Dickinson Wright PLLC 7:00 a.m. First-Time Attendees Breakfast WOMEN IN THE LAW COMMITTEE CHAIR Lana Alcorn Olson 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Keri Lynn Bush, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Costa Mesa, California Lana Alcorn Olson, Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC, Birmingham, Alabama Diane Fleming Averell, Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC, Morristown, New Jersey 8:15 a.m. Feminism 2.0 Words matter. And that couldn t be truer than when people react to the word feminism. In this session we will explore new feminism that merges historical and modern images of feminism into a movement. In this interactive segment, we will discuss how the new feminism is positively influencing our workplaces, what motivates men to be involved in this movement, and the benefits that flow from engaging men in the process and making them part of the solution. Patricia K. Gillette, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, San Francisco, California 9:00 a.m. The Shocking Truth About Internet Security, Privacy, and Investigations in Litigation In an age of unprecedented use of the Internet and cellular platforms, most people remain unaware of the significant security risks inherent in such technology. A licensed private investigator and expert in open source investigations will provide an overview, discussing techniques utilizing online sources and explaining how you can find useful information in litigation. Ms. Stuart s presentation is sure to shock and intrigue you! Michèle Stuart, JAG Investigations Inc., Gilbert, Arizona 9:50 a.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Polsinelli PC 10:05 a.m. Cyber Security and Ethics 101 for Corporate Legal Departments and Law Firms Have you ever considered whether using a Cloud device to support your daily case work might violate the Rules of Professional Conduct? Between hackers, cyber sabotage, and spyware, lawyers must learn how to manage and respond to cyber breaches. This presentation will explore cyber security issues facing your clients and law firms, as well as modern ethical and discovery issues implicated by business use of the Internet and mobile devices. Kelly G. Clay, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gail Rodgers, DLA Piper LLP, New York, New York 11:05 a.m. Legal Project Management Decoded When used correctly, legal project management (LPM) can increase the value proposition for every client lawyer relationship. This panel of experts will discuss the use of LPM at firms of all sizes and offer a variety of perspectives on the introduction and implementation of LPM PROGRAM SCHEDULE 1
4 PROGRAM SCHEDULE principles. You will (finally!) be able to understand the requirements, start-up, and maintenance activities necessary to leverage LPM at your firm. William T. Garcia, Thompson Hine LLP, Washington, D.C. Paula-Marie Uscilla, United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, Connecticut 12:05 p.m. Awards Luncheon SPONSORED BY Golkow Technologies HeplerBroom LLC Jackson Kelly PLLC Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC Neil Dymott Frank McFall & Trexler APLC Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton PC Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLC 1:30 p.m. It s Really Not That Bad! The Keys to Effective Crisis Management When disaster strikes, a company s initial response must be timely, truthful, and set the appropriate tone for its immediate next steps and its defense in potential litigation. The panel will explore the keys to creating an effective crisis management plan. Learn how in-house and outside counsel can collaborate at every step to serve the company s best interests. PANEL Mary Kate Campbell, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware Raquel dafonseca, GE Digital Energy, Chicago, Illinois Jennifer K. Eggers, Leonard O Brien Spencer Gale & Sayre Ltd., Minneapolis, Minnesota 2:30 p.m. Overcome the Confidence Gap and Maximize Your Career Potential Have you ever declined an opportunity because you didn t feel that you were 100 percent qualified? Do you agonize over important decisions because you worry about making mistakes? Lisa Marcy will explain how biology and socialization have contributed to the so-called confidence gap between the sexes and provide practical tips that will enable women to feel and act more confident in our professional roles. Lisa A. Marcy, Aaron & Gianna PLC, Salt Lake City, Utah 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Wheeler Trigg O Donnell LLP 3:30 p.m. Two Tracks (see page 3) 5:00 p.m. Adjourn 5:00 p.m. Women in the Law Committee Meeting (open to all) 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception SPONSORED BY Thompson Hine Spotlight on Women Quarles & Brady LLP 7:30 p.m. Networking Activities Join colleagues and friends for an evening of networking fun (ticketed event). More information coming soon. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, :00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast SPONSORED BY Litigation Management Inc. 7:00 a.m. Leadership Breakfast WOMEN IN THE LAW COMMITTEE CHAIR Lana Alcorn Olson 8:00 a.m. Announcements Kelly A. Williams, Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton PC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 8:15 a.m. Make Facebook Your Friend at Trial Social media provides a plethora of information that may be useful to defense counsel at trial. The Federal Rules of Evidence do not, however, allow for virtual foundations. Ms. Glickstein will address how to find potential evidence through various social media sites, best practices with regard to social media discovery, and explain how that information may be authenticated and deemed admissible in a real world deposition or trial. Karen R. Glickstein, Polsinelli PC, Kansas City, Missouri 9:15 a.m. What Should You and Your Clients Do When the Government Comes Knocking? Surprise and intimidation are the government s best weapons when its agents show up at your 2
5 clients doors. Be prepared to give your clients sound advice about how they should respond to protect their employees and business interests, while continuing to conduct business amid potential panic and chaos. Seasoned veterans from the in-house and outside counsel ranks will provide you with a blueprint to follow when you get that frantic phone call from your clients. MODERATOR Tenley E. Armstrong, Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC, Birmingham, Alabama PANEL Michelle D. Axelrod, Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC, Westborough, Massachusetts Joan D. Humes, Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota 10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Lathrop & Gage LLP Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC 10:30 a.m. It Takes Two to Tango: Ethical Considerations in Helping Your Clients Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege Privilege and work product issues permeate every lawyer s practice. The panel will explore real-world scenarios that might jeopardize the privilege, and share practical strategies that both in-house and outside counsel should use to protect client s privileged communications and work product. PANEL Melanie D. Margolin, Cummins Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana Kristin P. Herber, Under Armour Inc., Baltimore, Maryland Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP, Tysons Corner, Virginia 11:30 a.m. Women Need to Negotiate for Themselves And Here s How You Do It Research shows that women are great negotiators for others. They struggle to negotiate for themselves and it is affecting their careers and the amount they earn over their lifetime. We will tackle this problem and related issues in a two-part presentation. Part I: Solving the Pay Equity Gap Problem The roots of pay inequity run deep. Nationally recognized speaker and author Lauren Rikleen will explain why the pay equity gap still exists PROGRAM SCHEDULE TWO TRACKS Thursday, 3:30 5:00 p.m. CORPORATE COUNSEL 3:30 p.m. Growing in Place (In-house Counsel Only) In-house lawyers experience unique challenges in their day-to-day practices of law within the corporate legal department setting. Join the panel for a riveting session regarding best practices for designing career goals, securing reach assignments, negotiating for promotions and title changes, maximizing the self- evaluation process, and interacting with C-suite business leaders. This presentation is limited to in-house attorneys only. PANEL Janet Y. Bivins, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Kansas City, Missouri Lisa A. Marcy, Aaron & Gianna PLC, Salt Lake City, Utah 3 TRIAL PRACTICE Trouble at Trial: How to Know You re Getting into It and How to Get out of It This innovative program is modeled on TED Talks short, information- packed speeches given by dynamic speakers. This program will present six presentations by experienced litigators who will walk you through particular trouble areas that arise during trial, from how to make a Batson challenge during jury selection, to drafting a verdict form and everything in between. Mindy Brickman, Christovich & Kearney LLP, New Orleans, Louisiana Rachel E. Daly, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Renée Welze Livingston, Livingston Law Firm PC, Walnut Creek, California Hannah S. Lim, The ADT Corporation LLC, Boca Raton, Florida Laurie K. Miller, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia Sarah K. Rathke, Squire Patton Boggs LLP, Cleveland, Ohio
6 in the legal profession and how women and organizations can work together to close the gap. In addition, Ms. Rikleen will examine the impact that Millennials will have on the gap issue and lessons that Baby Boomer and Gen-X lawyers should learn from them. Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership LLC, Boston, Massachusetts Part II: Negotiating to Close the Gap Now that we have identified why the problem exists, let s fix it. You will hear the invaluable perspectives of two in-house lawyers and a female managing partner who will provide instruction on strategies and tactics that 1:30 p.m. Adjourn women can use to attain promotion, equitable compensation, reach assignments, and more. MODERATOR Lisa A. Marcy, Aaron & Gianna PLC, Salt Lake City, Utah PANEL Moji James, Iroko Pharmaceuticals LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sophia Lee, Sunoco Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Kathleen M. McDonough, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd., Chicago, Illinois 2015 SEMINAR SCHEDULE January Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA May 6 8 Employment and Labor Law Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ SEMINAR SCHEDULE February 4 6 February March March March March April April Product Liability The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Women in the Law Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, Fort Lauderdale, FL Medical Liability and Health Care Law Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Trial Tactics Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Insurance Coverage and Claims Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Hilton Austin Hotel, Austin, TX Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Claims Marriott Marquis Washington D.C., Washington, D.C. Hot Topics in International Dispute Resolution Swissotel, Zurich, Switzerland May 7 8 May 7 8 May June 4 5 June June June July Intellectual Property Loews Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL Retail and Hospitality Loews Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL Drug and Medical Device Litigation San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA Commercial Litigation Sheraton Toronto Centre, Toronto, Canada Diversity Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL Insurance Bad Faith Loews Chicago, Chicago, IL Young Lawyers Omni Nashville Hotel, Nashville, TN Class Actions JW Marriott Washington, DC, Washington, DC 4
7 FACULTY Tenley E. Armstrong is an associate with Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. Armstrong focuses on white collar criminal defense, product liability defense, health care, and general business litigation. Diane Fleming Averell is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman PC, in New Jersey. Ms. Averell devotes her practice to general civil litigation, with a focus on product liability, toxic tort, and mass tort litigation. She is the program chair for this seminar. Michelle D. Axelrod is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman PC, in its Westborough, Massachusetts, office. Ms. Axelrod counsels pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech clients. She previously served as assistant general counsel at Sepracor Inc. Janet Y. Bivins is corporate counsel for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (Dupont) in Wilmington, Delaware, where she manages a national docket of toxic tort, mass tort, and commercial cases. Ms. Bivins co-founded the Minority Counsel Network, a network of minority lawyers. Mindy Brickman is a partner with Christovich & Kearney LLP in New Orleans. She focuses her practice in the areas of product liability, pharmaceutical and medical device, toxic tort, general casualty, and commercial litigation. Keri Lynn Bush is a partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP in its Orange County, California, office, where she focuses on employment related matters. Ms. Bush is a member of DRI s Law Institute and a former DRI national director. Mary Kate Campbell is senior counsel for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) in Wilmington, Delaware, where she manages the company s asbestos and hearing loss dockets. She has broad experience in the areas of crisis communications, media relations, and corporate philanthropy. Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP s Director of Strategic Diversity Initiatives, is a nationally recognized speaker on inclusive leadership and talent engagement. Ms. Carew leads all efforts towards the firm s primary diversity and inclusion efforts across twelve offices. Kelly G. Clay is senior counsel and director of information management for GlaxoSmithKline, based in RTP, North Carolina. She has worked with GSK for many years as merits counsel on electronic discovery and discovery process management. Ms. Clay is a member of GSK s Dispute Resolution & Prevention Group. 5 Raquel dafonseca is the general counsel of GE Energy Management s digital energy business and co-chair of GE s Legal Diversity & Inclusion Council. She has experience in commercial contracts, litigation, employment law, ethics, strategic business planning, and corporate governance. Rachel E. Daly is a partner in the Winston- Salem, North Carolina, office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP. Ms. Daly is a trial lawyer who focuses on defective product actions, construction law, complex civil litigation, bad faith, and mass tort actions. She is a leader in DRI s Women in the Law Committee. Jennifer K. Eggers, a shareholder with Leonard, O Brien, Spencer, Gale & Sayre Ltd., focuses on product liability, railroad litigation, and regulatory compliance. She has represented railroads, rail equipment manufacturers and owners, and chemical and medical device manufacturers. William T. Garcia is Thompson Hine LLP s director of legal project management. He is a founding faculty member of the ACC s Legal Service Management Workshop. He was previously in-house counsel at two multi- national companies. Sharon Geller, a comedic actress who has appeared on Saturday Night Live four times, has taken the same improvisational techniques and created Improv for Lawyers, which she currently teaches at Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University and in CLE programs. Patricia K. Gillette is an employment lawyer in Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP s San Francisco office. Ms. Gillette is actively involved in national projects focusing on the retention of women and, as a result, is a frequent writer and keynote speaker on these issues. Karen R. Glickstein is a shareholder in Polsinelli PC s Kansas City, Missouri, office and chairs the firm s Women s Initiative Committee. Her practice focuses on assisting employers in a wide variety of employment and human resources issues. Ms. Glickstein is a former member of the DRI Board of Directors. Heidi B. Goldstein is a partner in Thompson Hine LLP s Cleveland, Ohio, office. Ms. Goldstein focuses her practice on environmental counseling in business, regulatory and legislative matters. She is the vice chair of the DRI Women in the Law Committee. Kristin P. Herber, Senior Counsel for Litigation at Under Armour Inc., in Baltimore, manages all of the company s litigation. Previously, she was a partner in the Baltimore law firm Tydings & Rosenberg LLP. She is a member of DRI s Women in the Law Committee. FACULT Y
8 FACULT Y Joan D. Humes, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Investigations at Medtronic Inc., in Minneapolis, currently provides strategic direction, leadership, and advice on complex litigation matters and government investigations for Medtronic s legal department. Moji James is senior vice president and general counsel of Iroko Pharmaceuticals LLC, a global pharmaceutical company. Ms. James has overall responsibility for the company s legal, HR, and compliance functions and is the key legal advisor on all major and complex business transactions. Sophia Lee is chief counsel in litigation at Sunoco Inc., at its corporate headquarters in Philadelphia. Ms. Lee manages Sunoco s portfolio of nationwide litigation, including commercial, environmental, toxic tort, and product liability matters. Hannah S. Lim, Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel at The ADT Corporation LLC, manages company- wide litigation, including intellectual property, commercial litigation, and class action defense matters. Ms. Lim previously served as a Deputy Attorney General at the New Jersey Attorney General s Office. Renée Welze Livingston is the founding member of Livingston Law Firm PC, a women- owned firm she started in Northern California in She handles catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and other high- exposure cases primarily in the areas of product liability, trucking and transportation, and premises liability. Lisa A. Marcy is a shareholder in the law firm of Aaron & Gianna PLC in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ms. Marcy practices primarily employment defense and commercial litigation. She co-directs the Gulf Coast Region programs for NITA and teaches trial advocacy, deposition, and negotiation skills across the country. Melanie D. Margolin, Assistant General Counsel for Global Litigation at Cummins Inc., has worldwide responsibility for all of Cummins litigation-related matters. Before joining Cummins Inc., Ms. Margolin was an equity partner at Frost Brown Todd. Kathleen M. McDonough is the managing shareholder of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. in Chicago, and is a trial attorney concentrating in product liability, commercial litigation, employment, and transportation matters. She practices in courts nationwide and is admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. Laurie K. Miller is an attorney in the Charleston, West Virginia, office of Jackson Kelly PLLC. She practices in the firm s health care practice group where she represents hospitals, doctors, nursing homes and other health care providers in litigation matters. Ms. Miller is a member of DRI s Law Institute and serves as the membership chair of the DRI Women in the Law Committee. Lana Alcorn Olson is a partner in Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC in Birmingham, Alabama. Her practice consists of general civil defense litigation, with an emphasis on environmental and toxic tort, product liability, class actions, and commercial disputes. She is the chair of the DRI Women in the Law Committee. Sarah K. Rathke is a partner and trial lawyer at the law firm of Squire Patton Boggs LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. She focuses her practice on manufacturing litigation, particularly complex supply chain disputes. She has represented companies in the automotive, aerospace, medical, construction, and office products industries. Lauren Stiller Rikleen, President of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership LLC in Boston, is a former law firm equity partner. She is the author of You Raised Us Now Work with Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams and Ending the Gauntlet: Removing Barriers to Women s Success in the Law. Gail Rodgers, a partner in DLA Piper LLP s global litigation practice in New York City, focuses on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, mass torts, product liability, and governmental and internal investigations. Ms. Rodgers is a steering committee member of DRI s Women in the Law and Drug and Medical Device Committees. Thomas E. Spahn is a partner and commercial litigator with McGuireWoods LLP in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He has served on the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and is a member of the American Law Institute and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Michèle Stuart is the owner and president of JAG Investigations Inc. in Gilbert, Arizona. She has experience specializing in the areas of financial, open source investigations (OSINT), corporate investigations and intelligence/counter intelligence. She is an adjunct professor with University of Virginia and an instructor at Quantico. Paula-Marie Uscilla is assistant general counsel, litigation for United Technologies Corporation located in Hartford, Connecticut. She manages significant litigation and e- discovery across the enterprise and serves on the company s product safety team. Kelly A. Williams is a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton PC, in Pittsburgh. She primarily represents companies in business litigation. She also has complex e- discovery experience. She is program vice chair for this seminar. 6
9 GENERAL INFORMATION CLE/CLAIMS ADJUSTERS ACCREDITATION This seminar has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of hours, including 2 hours of ethics credit. Accreditation has been requested from every state with mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) requirements. Certificates of attendance will be provided to each attendee. Attendees are responsible for obtaining CLE credits from their respective states. Application has been made for continuing education for claims adjusters. Credit availability and requirements vary from state to state; please check the DRI website at dri.org for the latest information for your state. REGISTRATION POLICY Save $100 when you register by January 29, (See the registration form for pricing.) The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, networking receptions, and access to the DRI app. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the conference and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by February 5, 2015 (please allow 10 days for processing). Registrations received after February 5, 2015, will be processed on-site. REFUND POLICY The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before February 5, Cancellations received after February 5 and on or before February 12, 2015, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations In-House Counsel In-house counsel are eligible for free registration to DRI seminars. In-house counsel are defined as licensed attorneys, who are employed exclusively by a corporation or other private sector organization for the purpose of providing legal representation and counsel only to that corporation, its affiliates, and subsidiaries. In order to qualify for free registration, the individual must also be a DRI member and a member of DRI s Corporate Counsel Committee. Offer excludes the DRI Annual Meeting. Claims Executives Any member of DRI employed as a claims professional by a corporation or insurance company, who spends a substantial portion of his or her professional time hiring or supervising outside counsel in the representation of business, insurance companies or their insureds, associations or governmental entities in civil litigation, will be entitled to free attendance at any DRI program. Limited to one seminar per calendar year. Offer excludes DRI Annual Meeting. made after February 12 will not receive a refund, but the course materials on CD-ROM and a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax ( ) or to DRI s Accounting Department. Processing of refunds will occur within four weeks after the date of the seminar. All refunds will be processed in the same method that the payment was received. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty- Six, 2301 S.E. 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL For reservations, visit dri. org and go to the Women in the Law Seminar page or contact the hotel directly at Please mention Women in the Law Seminar to take advantage of the group rate of $ Single/Double for the Marina/Pool view and $ Single/Double for the Tower Balcony. The hotel block is limited and rooms and rates are available on a firstcome, first-served basis. You must make reservations by January 27, 2015, to be eligible for the group rate. Requests for reservations made after January 27 are subject to room and rate availability. Group Discount The first and second registrations from the same firm or company are subject to the fees outlined previously. The registration fee for additional registrants from the same firm or company is $695, regardless of membership status. All registrations must be received at the same time to receive the discount. Travel Discounts DRI offers discounted meeting fares on various major air carriers for DRI s Women in the Law Seminar attendees. To receive these discounts, please contact Hobson Travel Ltd., DRI s official travel provider, at As always, to obtain the lowest available fares, early booking is recommended. The taping or recording of DRI seminars is prohibited without the written permission of DRI. Speakers and times may be subject to last-minute changes. A small portion of your room rate offsets the costs of the seminar. DRI policy provides there will be no group functions sponsored by others in connection with its seminars. GENERAL INFORMATION 7
10 SEMINAR SPONSORS DRI wishes to thank our sponsors for their support at this year s seminar! SEMINAR SPONSORS NeilDymott 8
11 Women in the Law Seminar February 25 27, 2015 Hyatt Regency, Pier Sixty-Six Fort Lauderdale, Florida For inclusion on the preregistration list and to receive course materials in advance, register by February 5, FORMAL NAME TITLE NAME (as you would like it to appear on badge) COMPANY/FIRM/LAW SCHOOL ADDRESS CITY STATE/PROVINCE ZIP/POST CODE TELEPHONE FAX Please list any special needs Are you a first-time attendee at this DRI seminar? Yes No How many attorneys are in your firm? What is your primary area of practice? REGISTRATION FEE Registration fee includes seminar attendance, networking events, course materials, and access to the DRI app. DRI will a link to download the course materials to all registrants two weeks in advance of the seminar. The CD will be included in the registration packet on-site. You can order additional copies by checking the appropriate box below or going online at dri.org. On or before Jan. 29 After Jan. 29 Member $795 $895 Nonmember $1,025 $1,125 Government Member $500 Law Student Member FREE In-House Counsel Member* FREE Claims Executive Member* FREE Group Discount* $695 (*as defined on page 7) Download the New DRI App! Search DRI App in your App Store ADDITIONAL COURSE MATERIALS Member $75 Nonmember $95 (Illinois residents, please add 9.25% sales tax. Shipping charges for U.S. and Canada only: $6.50) PAYMENT METHOD My check for (USD) is enclosed. Please charge my VISA MasterCard American Express. Card # Exp. Date Women in the Law B Signature Please remit payment by MAIL to: Please remit payment by COURIER to: DRI JP Morgan, Attn: DRI # Eagle Way, Chicago, IL S. Dearborn, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL PHONE: FAX: WEB: dri.org
12 55 West Monroe Street Suite 2000 Chicago, IL USA PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID DRI IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING Janet Y. Bivins E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Mary Kate Campbell E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Kelly G. Clay GlaxoSmithKline PLC Raquel dafonseca General Electric Company Kristin P. Herber Under Armour Inc. Joan D. Humes Medtronic Inc. Moji James Iroko Pharmaceuticals LLC Sophia Lee Sunoco Inc. Hannah S. Lim The ADT Corporation LLC Melanie D. Margolin Cummins Inc. Paula-Marie Uscilla United Technologies Corporation For inclusion on the preregistration list and to receive course materials in advance, register by February 5, FREE REGISTRATION for DRI In-House Counsel and Claims Executives. See page 7 for details.
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