General Counsel Forum

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November 10–12, 2019 | Fashion Island Hotel | Newport Beach, CA

Join like-minded General Counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.


Faculty Members Include

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  • BRIAN BALDRATE (Raytheon), Vice President and General Counsel, Washington Operations & International
  • ALYSON BARKER (Drybar Holdings), Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • MIKE BAYER (Fender Musical Instruments Corporation), General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs
  • LAURA BUDZICHOWSKI (National Gypsum Company), Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • DANIEL BURKE (Pacific Dental Services), Senior Vice President, Platform Strategy and General Counsel
  • BRIAN CHEVLIN (Pernod Ricard North America), Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • KEVIN COLBY (GOWell International), General Counsel and Global Head of Human Resources
  • COLLEEN CONNELLY (Orora Packaging Solutions), Vice President and General Counsel
  • LOUIS DIPIETRO (Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.), Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • MARGARET EGAN (Hyatt Hotels Corporation), Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
  • TODD EMERSON (SkyWest Airlines), General Counsel
  • AMY FLIEGELMAN OLLI (VMware, Inc.), Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • MARGRETTE FRANCISCO (The Marvin Group), Director, Legal & Compliance
  • RAJ GOYLE (Bodhala), Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
  • MICHAEL GROSS (EMR USA), General Counsel
  • SARA HALL (ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital), Chief Legal Officer
  • ERIC HILDENBRAND (McLane Company, Inc.), Vice President and General Counsel, Grocery
  • MARK JAEGER (Jockey International, Inc.), Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • JOHN KAHLE (Kimball Electronics, Inc.), Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer
  • MARYANN KANARY (Barton Malow Company), Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • LEWIS KINARD (American Heart Association), Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Assistant Corporate Secretary
  • RICHARD KONRATH (CNH Industrial), Vice President and General Counsel
  • SCOTT LANE (The Red Flag Group), Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
  • BRUCE LYMBURN (Clif Bar & Company), General Counsel and Secretary
  • TRICIA MARTINEZ (Greyhound), Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
  • DEAN MATHESON (Multek Technologies Limited), Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • DENISE MCWATTERS (HollyFrontier Corporation), Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • STEVE METZGER (Carriage Services), Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • CAROL NEWMAN (Confie), Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • SARAH O'DOWD (Lam Research Corporation), Chief Legal Officer
  • SLOANE PERRAS (Foss Maritime Company), Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Ethics Officer
  • RONAK RAY (TaskUs), Vice President, Global Head of Legal & People Operations, and Corporate Secretary
  • ANDY ROBISON (Bradley), Partner
  • JIM ROGERS (Cars.com), Chief Legal Officer
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Officer
  • RICHARD SEDORY (Wastequip), General Counsel
  • JARED SINE (Match Group Inc.), Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
  • ANGELA SPEIGHT (Petrostar), General Counsel
  • JON SQUIRE (ContractPodAi), Chief Growth Officer
  • KEN STRICK (Glanbia Performance Nutrition), Chief Legal Officer
  • SCOTT THAYER (Dawn Food Products, Inc.), Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • CLAUDIA TOUSSAINT (Xylem, Inc.), General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • DANA WAGNER (Impossible Foods), Chief Legal Officer
  • HENRY WANG (Herbalife Nutrition), General Counsel
  • KEN YERKES (Barnes & ThornBurg), Partner, Labor & Employment Department Chair

Advisory Board

  • BETHANY APPLEBY (Franchise World Headquarters (Subway)), Chief Legal Officer
  • CHRISTOPHER CLANCY (Panduit Corporation), Vice President, Legal & General Counsel
  • JILL GREENE (Faurecia), Vice President and General Counsel, North America
  • LAWRENCE JACOBS (Las Vegas Sands Corp.), Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel
  • JAMES KERR (Southern Company), Executive Vice President and General Counsel
  • LATANYA LANGLEY (BIC), Vice President and General Counsel
  • R. SCOTT SLIFKA (LEGO Group), Vice President and General Counsel, Americas

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Topics For Discussion

  • Identifying Metrics & KPIs That Enhance & Empower Your In-House Team
  • Crisis Management In The Age Of Social Media
  • From Board Law To The Boardroom: How Legal Developments Are Transforming The Workplace
  • Managing A Board Succession & Onboarding Program
  • Creating A Culture Of Diversity & Inclusion: How Cross-Cultural Differences Impact Your Role & Practice As GC

Venue: Fashion Island Hotel

690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

This award-winning venue is less than 6 miles from John Wayne Airport.

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General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.
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KnowledgeBridges™

Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.
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Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.
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    Ricoh USA, Inc.
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