ESQ

The Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office, will host the Thirteenth Annual ESQ Career Symposium on Friday, January 30, and Saturday, January 31, 2015. This symposium is open to all law students. Attire for the event is business formal. For more information about this year's event, please contact the Business Law Society student representatives: Nick Kitzman, Ted Edwards and Dorothy Jenke. Registration and the agenda for 2015 will be available soon.

Business Law Society website

2014 Agenda 

Friday, January 31, 2014

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration
Third Floor Lobby

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome, Keynote Address
Keynote Speaker: Christine Richards

7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Post-Keynote Reception
Star Commons

Saturday, February 1, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Saturday Registration, Breakfast & Mingling
Third Floor Loggia

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel Discussions: Session I
Specific room assignments for each panel will be provided soon

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Panel Discussions: Session II

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Speed Networking
Star Commons.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Farewell Lunch
Star Commons


Saturday Panels

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel Discussions – Session I
Specific room assignments for each panel will be provided

Big Law I

Panelists
Scott Cammarn (Moderator) Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Julie Bellware Sullivan & Cromwell
Thomas Giegerich McDermott Will & Emery
Sylvia James Baker Botts
Jennifer Lan Davis Polk & Wardwell
Chris Plaut Latham & Watkins
Leah Shen Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Robert Sparkes K&L Gates
Darcy White Paul Hastings

General Counsel & In-House Practice

Panelists

Susanne Haas (Moderator) Honeywell International, Inc.
Chris Fazekas Mubadala Development Company
Kirkland Hicks Towers Watson
E. Blaine Stanley ACE Group
Allen Nelson Crawford & Company

Smaller Markets & Smaller Offices

Panelists
Rob Harrington (Moderator) Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson
Lea Courington Stewart Strong Dugger
James Hedrick McGuireWoods
Kevin McGinnis McGuireWoods
David Lindsay K&L Gates
Molly McIntosh K&L Gates
Lawrence McMichael Dilworth Paxson

An Introduction to Transactional Law

Panelists
Caroline Gottschalk (Moderator) Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Mark Chorazak Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
John Duffy Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Danielle Katz Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Sean Memon Sullivan & Cromwell
Aaron Singer Latham & Watkins
William W. Yavinsky Hogan Lovells

Raising Capital & Creating Funds

Panelists
Kathleen Hamm (Moderator) Promontory Financial Group
Anne Croteau Smith Anderson
Daragh Murphy WilmerHale
Shami Patel Clean Pacific Ventures Management
Jeanette Wingler Dechert

Science, Technology & Intellectual Property

Panelists
Lila Hope (Moderator) Cooley
Evan Cramer EMI Music Publishing
Jeff Libson Pepper Hamilton
Mark Rosenberg Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

 

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Panel Discussions: Session II

Big Law II

Panelists
Sean Memon (Moderator) Sullivan & Cromwell
Thomas Dunn Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Thomas Giegerich McDermott Will and Emery
Caroline Gottschalk Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Lila Hope Cooley, LLP
Jeff Libson Pepper Hamilton
Darcy White Paul Hastings

Business Litigation

Panelists
Lea Courington (Moderator) Stewart Strong Dugger
Julie Bellware Sullivan Cromwell
Susanne Haas Honeywell International Inc.
Rob Harrington Robinson Bradshaw Hinson
David Lindsay K&L Gates
Lawrence McMichael Dilworth Paxson
Robert Sparkes K&L Gates

Capital Markets & Financing

Panelists
Anne Croteau (Moderator) Smith Anderson
James Hedrick McGuireWoods
Danielle Katz Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
Kevin McGinnis McGuireWoods
Daragh Murphy WilmerHale
Chris Plaut Latham & Watkins

Life As An Associate

Panelists
John Duffy (Moderator) Cravath Swaine & Moore
Jennifer Lan Davis Polk & Wardwell
Molly McIntosh K&L Gates
Leah Shen Simpson Thacher
Aaron Singer Latham & Watkins
William Yavinsky Hogan Lovells

Regulation & Compliance

Panelists
Scott Cammarn (Moderator) Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Mark Chorazak Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Kathleen Hamm Promontory Financial Group
Allen Nelson Crawford & Company
Mark Rosenberg Tarter Krinsky & Drogin
E. Blaine Stanley ACE Group Insurances Company
Jeanette Wingler Dechert

Careers Outisde the Law Firm

Panelists
Sylvia James (Moderator) Baker Botts
Evan Cramer EMI Music Publishing
Chris Fazekas Mubadala Development Company
Kirkland Hicks Towers Watson
Shami Patel

Clean Pacific Ventures Management


 

Our 2014 Sponsors

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Cravath, Swaine & MooreCadwalader logoHogan LovellsSullivan Cromwell logo
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