Joint HBA/SABA In-House Counsel Nuts & Bolts Workshop

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Dechert LLP | 1900 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

Dechert, in partnership with the Hispanic and South Asian Bar Associations of DC, SABA North America, and the HNBA Corporate Counsel Division, will host a day-long workshop focusing on what newly in-house or transitioning in-house counsel need to know. Topics will include navigating your transition, becoming a jack-of-all-trades, having difficult conversations with business clients, what you should know to succeed when making the transition and ethical issues you may encounter. CLE credit will be available in certain jurisdictions.

 

Agenda

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Christina Guerola Sarchio, Dechert LLP
Juan Sempertegui, HNBA Corporate Counsel Division
Nina Tandon, SABA-DC In-House Counsel Section Chair

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Transitioning In-House
Moderator: Christina Guerola Sarchio, Dechert LLP
Edina Beasley, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Veronica Pastor, Association of Corporate Counsel
Anjali Chaturvedi, Northrop Grumman Corporation

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Becoming a Jack-of-all-trades
Moderator: Mauricio Espana, Dechert LLP

  • Employment - Hannah Breshin, CACI
  • Compliance - Paula Sternberg, Wells Fargo
  • Cybersecurity - Jay Sinha, Verizon

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Program: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Business People
Moderator: Amisha R. Patel, Dechert LLP
Aisha Ahmad, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Ivana Kriznic, Verizon
Sumeet Chugani, Apple Bank
Rose Landa, Facebook

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Jeopardy: Ethical Issues You Encounter In-House
Christina Guerola Sarchio, Dechert LLP
Amisha R. Patel, Dechert LLP

3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
What I Wish I'd Known Coming In-House
Moderator: Nina Tandon, American Psychology Association
William Rivera, AARP
Angelica Matias, Rivas Solutions
Shaila Lakhani Ohri, Exelon Corporation

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reception