Overview (Program Summary)
The ACC Georgia Chapter is pleased to announce that Bondurant Mixson & Elmore will host the first Virtual Value Challenge Series program at noon on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Free lunch included! A $15 Door Dash gift card will be emailed to everyone who signs up.
This hour-long CLE program will feature three 20-minute topics:
- Guideposts for Navigating Contract Disputes in Georgia amidst COVID-19 – presented by Pat Fagan and Jane Danny Vincent of Bondurant
- Update on Georgia Courts and Virtual Hearings – presented by Michael Terry and Naveen Ramachandrappa of Bondurant
- Cyber Dangers with a Remote Workforce – presented by Kamal Ghali of Bondurant and Mark Ray of PwC
Kamal Ghali is an experienced trial lawyer, a former U.S. Department of Justice white-collar and cybercrime prosecutor, and a former deputy chief at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta. He leads Bondurant’s White-Collar Criminal Defense and Cyber & Digital Litigation practices.
Pat Fagan represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation in state and federal courts. Pat’s practice focuses on trial litigation involving the financial, technology, real estate, and services sectors. A combat veteran of the U.S. Army, Pat now applies that discipline and leadership in high-stakes litigation.
practice focuses on Appeals, Class Actions, and other Complex Litigation. As one of the leading appellate attorneys in Georgia, Naveen has been sought out by attorneys and clients, both defendants and plaintiffs, to assist trial lawyers with preservation and legal strategy during trial, and to serve as lead counsel for appeals and certiorari proceedings.
Mike Terry represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial and appellate matters, as well as class actions. Over the past 15 years, his practice has focused heavily on appellate litigation, particularly in the areas of class actions and punitive damages. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, an organization founded to advance the highest standards and practices of appellate advocacy and to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers.
Danny Vincent represents both plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of civil litigation. Her practice areas include business torts, healthcare, commercial contracts, and appeals. Prior to practicing law, Danny worked extensively in health policy.
Mark Ray is an accomplished Cybersecurity professional and former FBI Special Agent with over 20 years of law enforcement and technology industry experience. As a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Cybersecurity & Privacy practice, Mark helps organizations prepare for, investigate, and recover from major cyber incidents and fraud events. Prior to joining PwC, Mark was a Special Agent with the FBI’s Cyber Division, where he led some of the FBI’s most preeminent criminal and national security cyber investigations. Mark also served overseas as the FBI’s cyber liaison officer to the Netherlands and Bulgaria. Mark has a BS in Management Information Systems from Purdue University, and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Attendance is limited to ACC members and their invited in-house counsel guests, as well as prospective ACC members. ACC membership is open to attorneys who practice law as in-house counsel employees of organizations and who do not hold themselves out to the public for the practice of law.
Thanks to Bondurant, this webinar is complimentary for ACC Georgia members. A CLE credit of one (1) hour is being applied for, and if approved, will be submitted to the Georgia State Bar for attendees licensed to practice in Georgia.
While we understand that some "no shows" are unavoidable, we kindly ask that you please consider our speakers and hosts who have spent a considerable amount of time and resources to put this event on for you before deciding not to attend. Good attendance helps ensure that ACC Georgia can continue to offer CLE programming and networking events at no cost to our ACC Georgia members. If you need to cancel, we ask for 48 hours’ notice to [email protected].
If you have any questions, please contact Connie Swindell-Harding at [email protected].