U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Engage in Fireside Chat with Former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson at ACC National Capital Region Event

Posted: Jul 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (July 20, 2016) – The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) National Capital Region will feature a fireside chat – an interactive discussion between leaders in the law – with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson during its Signature Luncheon on September 14. ACC National Capital Region serves more than 2,400 in-house counsel employed by over 800 private-sector organizations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and suburban Maryland.

 

What: 

Justice Ginsburg will engage in a “fireside chat” with Theodore B. Olson.

 

Who: 

President Bill Clinton appointed Justice Ginsburg to the Supreme Court in 1993. Prior to her appointment, she served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for 13 years, and was instrumental in launching the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Olson is a partner at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher and the former U.S. Solicitor General. His 62 Supreme Court arguments have included cases involving separation of powers, federalism, the First Amendment, the 2000 presidential election (Bush v. Gore), campaign finance (McConnell v. FCC and Citizens United), and same-sex marriage (Hollingsworth v. Perry).

 

When:

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

 

Where:

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Blvd.

McLean, VA 22102

 

For Media Credentials, Contact:

For additional information or to apply for press credentials, please contact Marthea Davis at +1 202.349.1519 or davis@acc.com or Jane Myers at +1 202.677.4767 or myers@acc.com. 

 

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About ACC National Capital Region: With more than 2,400 members from over 800 private-sector organizations, ACC National Capital Region serves the professional needs of in-house counsel in Washington, D.C., the Commonwealth of Virginia, and suburban Maryland. Members can participate in more than 70 substantive educational and professional development programs and networking events each year. ACC National Capital Region is also active in issues to encourage advancements in the standards of corporate legal practice. For more information, visit www.acc.com/chapters/ncr.


About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global legal association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations, and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities, and advocacy initiatives. With more than 40,000 members in 85 countries employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel.® For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter: @ACCinhouse.

 

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