Lectures & Events

 
October 2016
Wednesday
5
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Kirk J. Nahra partner with Wiley Rein LLP
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Franita Tolson
Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
13
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
14
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: David J. Garrow, Distinguished Research Professor of History and Law, University of Pittsburgh
Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University
Theodore M. Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina former Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Approved for 4.5 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
15
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
18
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
October
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kevin C. McMunigal
Professor of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
25
October
2016
The Rattlesnake Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Rattlesnake Club
300 River Pl Dr
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Friday
28
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Leo M. Gordon
U.S. Court of International Trade
Webcast live
November 2016
Tuesday
1
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Matt Herndon, Chief Legal Officer & Vice President of Government Affairs Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
9
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation
Juscelino F. Colares, Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Avidan Y. Cover, Associate Professor of Law, Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Jonathan L. Entin, David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science
Richard Gordon, Director of the Financial Integrity Institute Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Professor of Law
B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Joseph White, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy Department of Political Science
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
11
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
16
November
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
19
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Professor of Law and Associate Director, LLM Lawyering Skills Program
Jean McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Law
Andrew Pollis, Professor of Law
Cassandra Burke Robertson, Professor of Law
2 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
February 2017
Friday
10
February
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal
Columnist, The New York Times
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner
Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance
Professor Business and Society
Center for Business and Human Rights
NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
3rd Annual Women’s Law and Leadership Conference
Sponsor
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Level I:

BakerHostetler; Hahn Loeser; Squire Patton Boggs; Tucker Ellis LLP;Ulmer & Berne LLP;

Level II:

Benesch; Thompson Hine
OCT 24, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location
Tinkham Veale University Center
Case Western Reserve University Campus
CLE Credit
5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval

Case Western Reserve University School of Law presents our 3rd Annual Women’s Law & Leadership Conference—a daylong symposium for women in the law. The symposium will feature vibrant and dynamic discussions of the unique challenges and successes of women in law and leadership from a number of perspectives. Speakers will include both local and national attorneys from corporate, non-profit, government and law firm backgrounds. Topics of discussion will include:
  • Women as Visionary Leaders
  • Power: Let’s Collaborate to Advance Women in the Profession
  • Take the Risk, Lean-In and Move Up!
  • Millennials and Equality – Agents of Change?

Additional Information
5.50 hours CLE credit pending approval.
General registration: $50 includes networking lunch (no CLE).
CLE credit CWRU Law Alumni: $100 includes networking lunch.
CLE credit all other attorneys: $200 includes networking lunch.



Agenda
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Introductions & Welcome
Barbara R. Snyder
President, Case Western Reserve University

Jessica Berg
Interim Dean and Professor of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Michael P. Scharf
Interim Dean and Professor of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Michele L. Connell
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Keynote Address
William F. Lee, Partner
WilmerHale
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Panel Break Out I
"Millennials and Equality – Agents of Change?"

Moderator:
Susan George
Director & Managing Counsel, Contracts & Business Services
The J.M. Smucker Company


Panelists:
Amanda Dillon
Senior Corporate Counsel,
Diebold Incorporated


Tamara Fynan
Vice President, Marketing Services
The J.M. Smucker Company

Renee Tramble Richard
Vice President and General Counsel
Cuyahoga Community College


Jen Vergilii
Partner
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Panel Break Out II

"Take the Risk, Lean-In and Move Up!"

Moderator:
Laura Quatela
Quatela Lynch Intellectual Property

Panelists:
Ann Harlan
Harlan Peterson

Lee Ann Howard
Howard & O’Brien Associates

M. Patricia Oliver
Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP


Nancy A. Valentine
Hahn Loeser

Kristine Wellman
SVP & Chief Counsel
Corporate Reputation & Governance, Capital One

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. "Women Leaders: Is it all about the shoes?"
Pat Gillette
Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
12:15 –1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Panel: "Women as Visionary Leaders"

Moderator:
Suzanne Hanselman
Partner & Chair of National Women's Committee
Baker Hostetler


Panelists:
Kathie Brandt
Thompson Hine
Partner-in-Charge
New York office


Victoria Donati
General Counsel
Euromarket Designs d/b/a Crate & Barrel


Margaret Mitchell
President & CEO
YWCA

Patricia Shlonsky
Partner, Chair - Employee Benefits Practice and Tax Practice Group
Ulmer & Berne LLP
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Panel IV: Power: "Collaborating to Advance Women in the Profession"

Moderator:
Michele Connell
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Panelists:
April Miller Boise
Chief Legal Officer, Vice President, and Corporate Secretary
Veyance Technologies, Inc.

Maria Teresa Tejada
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
KeyCorp

Sharon Levine
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

Janet L. Miller, Esq.
Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
University Hospitals
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Michele Connell
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Cocktails and Networking

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