Houston Chapter

2018 Program Materials

ACC Houston September Chapter Meeting CLE

50 Shades of Energy Arbitration
September 11, 2018

Speaker: Scott Marrs, Regional Managing Partner, Texas, Akerman

Sponsor: Akerman
AkermanSenterfitt_LLP

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2018 Back to School symposium
and School Supply Drive

August 30, 2018
The Houstonian Hotel

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Session 1:
9:00 – 9:50 am

BakerBotts

Patent Litigation Strikes Back
Includes 0.25h ethics

Presenting:
Michael Hawes, Partner
Ali Dhanani,
Partner
Robinson Vu,
Partner

In-House:
Manish Vyas,
IP Legal Director, Goodman Global Group, Inc.

Session 2:
10:00 – 10:50 am

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Cybersecurity: Building a Comprehensive Incident Response

Presenting:
Matt Caligur, Partner
Will Daugherty,
Partner

Panelists:
Eric Smithmier, Houston Cyber Task Force, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Thomas Arnold
, Manager, Security Consulting Services, Mandiant

Session 3:
11:00 – 11:50 am


Porter Hedges


Commodity Trading and Hedging Transactions

Presenting:
Randy King, Partner

 

Session 4:
2:40 – 3:30 pm


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The Ever-Changing Leave Landscape

Presenting:
Ruthie White, Principal

In-House:
Natalie Scott, Corporate Counsel, Parker Drilling
Charisse Coleman, Associate General Counsel, American Bureau of Shipping

 

Session 5:
3:40 – 4:30 pm


Katten Muchin Rosenman





Under the Microscope:
Internal Investigations in the #MeToo Era


Presenting:
Emily Rochy, Associate

In-House:
Micah S. Heilbrun, Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment, Phillips 66
Alexandra Willhite, Regional Head of Business Integrity, Americas, Shell Oil Company

 

Session 6:
4:40 – 5:30 pm

NortonRoseFulbright


 

 

What Every In-House Counsel Should Know About Rep and Warranty Insurance

Presenting:
Scarlet McNellie, Partner
Todd Schroeder, Partner    

In-House:
Matthew B. Wiener, Senior Vice President, Aon Risk Solutions | M&A Transaction Solutions 


Lunch Time Presentation by Incognito, Michael Fosberg

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ACC Houston Best Practices CLE

Project Due Diligence

August 21, 2018

Speakers:
Allison Thomison, In-House Counsel, Marathon Oil Corporation
Tom Warren, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland LLP


Moderator:
Jim Silliman, Associate, Eversheds Sutherland LLP


Event Sponsor: Eversheds Sutherland

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ACC Houston August Chapter Meeting CLE

Lessons Learned from Harvey: Compassionate Compliance in Disaster Response

August 14, 2018 - Galleria
August 22, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
Jackie Ford, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Jennifer Sipes, Counsel - IST Legal, BP (Galleria Location Speaker)
Kendra Paul, Senior Attorney, Noble Energy, Inc. (Woodlands Location Speaker)


Event Sponsors: Vorys

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ACC houston Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group

Public Company M&A Communications and SEC Rules

July 25, 2018

Sponsored by: Baker Botts

BakerBotts

 

 

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ACC Houston July Chapter Meeting CLE

Immigration Compliance and the Trump Administration - What Employers Need to Know

Speakers:
Patrick Shen, Partner, Fragomen Wolrdwide
Andrea Penedo, Associate, Fragomen Worldwide

Event Sponsors: Fragomen Worldwide

July 10, 2018 - Galleria

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ACC Houston June Chapter Meeting CLE

Recent Changes to the Patent Litigation Landscape and Predictions for the Future

Speakers:
Rob Reckers, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Fiona Bell, Associate, Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Event Sponsor: Shook, Hardy & Bacon

June 12, 2018 - Galleria

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ACC Houston Labor & Employment Practice Group CLE:
 

The Aftermath of Harvey...
and We're Not Talking About the Hurricane

Event Sponsor: Baker McKenzie

May 30, 2018


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ACC Houston May Chapter Meeting CLE

Conducting an Investigation

May 8, 2018 - Galleria
May 23, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
Brigham Cannon, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Nicolas Thompson Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Event Sponsor: Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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ACC Houston April Chapter Meeting CLE

Ethical Hazards that Confront Corporate Counsel

April 10, 2018 - Galleria
April 17, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
Sean Gorman, Partner, Bracewell
Sarah Menendez, Senior Counsel, BMC Software, INC.

Event Sponsor: Bracewell

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acc Houston March chapter Meeting CLE

Litigating Attorney Fee Claims - Practical and Legal Issues

March 20, 2018 - Galleria
March 27, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
David Bender, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Odean Volker, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Event Sponsor: Haynes and Boone LLP

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ACC Houston 19th Annual Ethics Seminar CLE

#Unplugged? Legal and Ethical Challenges for Employers in an Online World

February 27, 2018

Speakers:
Chris Hanslik, Chairman, BoyarMiller
Chris James, Senior Associate, BoyarMiller
Kasi Chadwick, Associate, BoyarMiller

Special Thank You to our Marquee Event Sponsor - BoyarMiller

Boyar Miller

 

 

 

ACC Houston February Chapter Meeting CLE

The Trump Effect:
How President Trump's Federal Appointments and De-Regulation Will Transform the Workplace

February 13, 2018 - Galleria
February 15, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
Laura Alaniz, Partner, Thompson Coe
Mark Clark, Partner, Thompson Coe
David Comeaux, Legal Counsel - Employment, McKesson Corporation

Event Sponsor: Thompson Coe

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ACC Houston Diversity CLE

Workplace Civility, Off-Duty Conduct and the First Amendment: Where should employers draw the line?

January 23, 2018

Speakers:
Taneka Downing, Counsel, BP America
Monica Oathout, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP

Diversity Champion Sponsor: Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP

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January Chapter Meeting CLE

The Ten Commandments: Drafting and Enforcing Indemnity Clauses and Additional Insured Provisions

January 9, 2018 - Galleria
January 25, 2018 - Woodlands

Speakers:
Thomas Taylor, Litigation Partner, Andrews Kurth Kenyon
Georgia Lucier, Litigation Partner, Andrews Kurth Kenyon
Marsha Montgomery, Managing Counsel - Litigation, BP America

Event Sponsor: Andrews Kurth Kenyon

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