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May 16, 2019 | 7:00 AM - May 17, 2019 | 12:00 PM CDT

The Osthoff Resort 101 Osthoff Avenue Elkhart Lake, WI 53020 1-800-876-3399

Members: $300 -$385
Non-members: $400-$499

Overview (Program Summary)

Please join us for the 2019 Annual Conference and Meeting of Members at the luxurious Osthoff Resort located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  This 1½ day event is a great opportunity to network with fellow in-house counsel and earn valuable CLE credits.  CLE programming is specifically designed for you as an in-house attorney.  Our registration format allows you to customize your program schedule to fit your practice needs by choosing from the many hours of programming offered.


THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 AM – 9:50 AM

  1. Workshop: The Nuts & Bolts of Contract Drafting and Risk Management - Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.
  2. Blockchain Cryptocurrency 101- Baker McKenzie

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

  1. Why You Should Pick English Law in International Contracts (when you can’t get US) - Walker Morris
  2. Litigation in the SnapChat Age: Ephemeral Messaging Apps, Discovery, the Duty to Preserve, and Strategic Considerations - Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
  3. Current Issues in Managing SEC Compliance and Corporate Governance - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

  1. Advanced Language Writing - Simplifying Contract Templates to Increase Customer Acceptance Rates and Reduce Disputes - von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
  2. Data Protection and Security Risk Management: A Corporate Counsel Guide - Grant Thornton LLP
  3. Buckle Up: Compliance and Risk in the Changing World of Tariffs, Trade Agreements and Export Sanctions - Husch Blackwell LLP

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM          Lunch & Meeting
Keynote Speakers:          Arno Michaels & Pardeep Singh Kleka  - "The Gift of Our Wounds"

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM

  1. Don’t Leave Home Without It:IP Considerations in Developing and Using Mobile Applications - Boyle Fredrickson LLP
  2. Wayfair or Not-Fair – New Wisconsin Emergency Tax Rules - Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
  3. Leading the Charge on Pay Equity: How In-House Counsel Can Influence Change - Ogletree Deakins

3:10 PM – 4:00 PM

  1. Practical Bankruptcy & Insolvency Considerations for Solvent Companies - Foley & Lardner LLP
  2. Death & Taxes: An Introduction to Estate Planning - Perkins Coie LLP
  3. Defeating the Reptile: What is Reptile Theory; How is It Being Used to Demonize Corporate Defendants; And How to Prepare Your Most Vulnerable Witness to Fight it? - Laffey, Leitner & Goode LLC

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

  1. A Litigators Deep Dive into Indemnity and Liability Contract Provisions - Rose & deJong S.C.
  2. The Four Horsemen of the Internet Apocalypse - Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet , LLC

5:30 PM -7:00 PM             Cocktail Reception

7:45 PM -                           Networking Events:  Trivia Night and Paddock Club Dinner

NOTE: Please only register for EITHER the Paddock Club or the Trivia Night, as they will occur at the same time on Thursday evening.

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM - Hot Breakfast Buffet


9:00 AM – 9:50 AM

  1. When Employees Behave Badly: Handling Off-Duty Misconduct - Littler Mendelson P.C.
  2. Living the GDPR - Wilson Elsner Mostkowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

  1. Tabletop Data Breach Exercise – War Games - Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  2. Lawyer to Lawyer: Utilizing products liability examples to provide a primer on how trial lawyers and in-house counsel can and should work together to achieve a successful outcome at trial - Kasdorf Lewis & Swietlik S.C.

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

  1. News Flash: Fakes Are For Real! Developing and Implementing a Global Anti-counterfeiting Strategy - Quarles & Brady LLP
  2. The Accommodation Dilemma:  Lawfully and Intelligently Working with Employees with Disabilities, Serious Health Conditions, and Work-Related Injuries - Lindner & Marsack S.C.

Conference Cancellation Policy
All substitution requests (substitutes must be eligible to attend) must be received by Amy Westrup, in writing (or via email) prior to April 26, 2019.  Cancellations received in writing (or via email) prior to April 17, 2019, will be refunded minus a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations made after April 17, 2019, will not be eligible for a refund.




Credits: Applied for in WI and Multiple States
State: WI, MN, IL others upon request
Category: MULTIPLE

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