2017 WIPL - Women, Influence & Power in Law
 
October 10, 2017 - Executive Leadership Forum (Pre-Conference Forum)
8:00 am - 9:00 amWIPL's Executive Leadership Forum Registration
9:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome Remarks for the WIPL's 2017 Executive Leadership Forum: Leading at Moments of Truth to Create Career Magic
9:15 am - 11:45 amPHASE I Workshop: Standing Behind Your Legal Department's Budget
11:45 am - 1:15 pmWIPL's Executive Leadership Forum Networking Luncheon
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm PHASE II Workshop: Bet-the-Company Cases: Emerging as the Leader When the Game Is Over [More Info]
Moderator: Maureen R. Knight, Partner, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAfternoon Refreshment Break
3:30 pm - 5:15 pmPHASE III Workshop: Engaging the Board on Toxic Risk Mitigation & Shareholder Activism
5:15 pm - 6:45 pmWelcome Cocktail Reception (Open to All Attendees)

October 11, 2017 - 5th Annual Women, Influence & Power in Law: Main Conference
8:00 am - 9:00 am5th Annual Women, Influence & Power in Law: Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome Remarks with Co-Chairs
9:15 am - 10:15 amKeynote Address: Balancing Ambition and Accountability in Transformative Times
10:15 am - 11:00 amNetworking Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pmCybersecurity and Data PrivacyPower and PotentialGovernment EnforcementValue and Innovation in the Legal Department
101: Policies Regarding Data Privacy, Protection and Enforcement [More Info]
Speaker: Kara Brockmeyer, Chief, FCPA Unit, US Securities & Exchange Commission
Moderator: Wendy Mee, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
201: Exploring The Professional Journey of Four Successful Lawyers [More Info]
Moderator: Carrie Mahan, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Speaker: Eulonda Skyles, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Capital One
Speaker: Phyllis Golden Morey, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Litigation, Ingersoll Rand
Speaker: Kim Sinatra, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Wynn Resorts
301: Compliance – How the SEC, CFPB and FINRA Are Changing the Game [More Info]
Speaker: LaTanya Langley, Vice President, General Counsel & Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Leader, BIC International
401: Triage Advice for GCs – What to Take Care of First [More Info]
Speaker: Denise McWatters, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, HollyFrontier Corporation
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmNetworking Luncheon with Constructive Networking Options [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCybersecurity and Data PrivacyPower and PotentialGovernment EnforcementValue and Innovation in the Legal Department
102: Incorporating a Privacy Program into Your Corporate Culture [More Info]
Speaker: Anne Bradley, Chief Privacy Counsel, Nike
202: Strategies for Negotiating Salary [More Info]
Moderator: Robin Cohen, Principal, McKool Smith
Speaker: Holly Hearn, Global Employment Counsel, Nike
Speaker: Laura Schiesl, Senior Corporate Counsel, Insight Enterprises
Speaker: Lynne Puckett, Senior Vice President‚ General Counsel & Secretary, Colfax Corporation
302: Protecting Attorney Client Privilege in Defense Investigations [More Info]
Speaker: Ilona Korzha, Counsel, Litigation and Consumer Finance Practices, Sprint
402: Case Studies –Applying Technologies to Supercharge Your In-House Practice [More Info]
Moderator: Lynda A. Bennett, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Speaker: Alicia White, National Transactional Counsel, Whole Foods
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmTransition Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmCybersecurity and Data PrivacyPower and PotentialGovernment EnforcementValue and Innovation in the Legal Department
103: Managing Your Preservation Obligations in an Evolving World of New Technologies [More Info]203: The Realities of Bias – Fact or Fiction [More Info]
Moderator: Randi Singer, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Speaker: Diana Toman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Compass Minerals
Speaker: Katie Manley, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Cantor Fitzgerald
Speaker: Linda Gadsby, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Scholastic
Speaker: Anna Alvarado, General Counsel, First Cash Financial Services
303: An Overview of FCPA Regulatory and Enforcement Developments [More Info]
Moderator: Iris Bennett, Partner, Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC
403: Legal is a Value Add, Not A Cost: Running Your Legal Department Like a Business Unit [More Info]
Moderator: Jessica C. Smith, Partner, Alston & Bird
Speaker: Tracy O’Flaherty, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Litigation, Baxter International
Speaker: Jennifer Suess, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Venus Concept
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmNetworking Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmCybersecurity and Data PrivacyPower and PotentialGovernment EnforcementValue and Innovation in the Legal Department
104: Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Management and Evolving Cyber Threats [More Info]
Speaker: Eulonda Skyles, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Capital One
Speaker: Nicole Theophilus Esq., Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, West Corporation
Speaker: Cheryl Call, Director & Deputy General Counsel, Blackbaud
204: Panel discussion: What is Success and How to Attain It? [More Info]
Speaker: Naomi Waltman, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel; Co-Head of the Intellectual Property Section, CBS
Speaker: Rachel Priester, Associate Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Harford Financial Group
Speaker: Cathy Lueders, Senior Vice President, Group Head; Lead US Counsel & Trademark Counsel, Mastercard
Speaker: Michelle Keating, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Kennametal
304: I Have To Do *What*? – Process, Privilege and Self-Preservation in a Whistleblower Nation [More Info]
Speaker: Amy S. Park, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Speaker: Rosanne Model, Global Ethics and Compliance Lead, Bloom Energy
404: Making Your Case Using Facts and Figures [More Info]
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Cocktail Reception

October 12, 2017 - 5th Annual Women, Influence & Power in Law: Main Conference
7:45 am - 8:30 amRegistration and Breakfast with WIPL Network Book Club Discussion
8:30 am - 9:45 amHeadline Panel: How Leading GC's are Changing the Game, Engaging Stakeholders and Expanding Influence [More Info]
Speaker: Jacqui Krum, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Wynn Resorts
Speaker: Marla Alhadeff, Associate General Counsel, Bank of New York Mellon
9:45 am - 10:15 amNetworking Break
10:15 am - 11:15 amExecutive Leadership DevelopmentGlobal Risk ManagementLitigationLabor and Employment
501: Leaders: Born or Bred? [More Info]
Moderator: Sharon Morgan, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Speaker: Lily Hughes, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Public Storage
Speaker: Meredith Ritchie, Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Alliant Credit Union
Speaker: Allyson Hale, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Amherst Holdings
601: Data Risk Fire Drill [More Info]701: Managing Litigation Assets [More Info]
Speaker: Ilona Korzha, Counsel, Litigation and Consumer Finance Practices, Sprint
801: Towards Greater Diversity and Inclusion – How Can Retention Be Improved? [More Info]
Speaker: Tracy O’Flaherty, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Litigation, Baxter International
Speaker: Jennifer Awrey, Senior Counsel, Employment Law, Amgen
11:15 am - 11:30 amTransition Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pmExecutive Leadership DevelopmentGlobal Risk ManagementLitigationLabor and Employment
502: Building a Successful Women’s Initiative [More Info]
Speaker: Sheila Murphy, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel; Head, Regulatory and Retail Litigation Unit, Metlife
Speaker: Judith Hargrave, Assistant General Counsel, Philip Morris International
Speaker: Megan Belcher, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Speaker: Adriana Ospina, Director of Strategic Initiatives, NYC Bar
602: Winning Strategies to Ensure Compliance [More Info]702: Exploring the Synergy Between Big Data And e-Discovery [More Info]802: ACA Compliance: What the Heck Do We Do Now? [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmNetworking Luncheon
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmExecutive Leadership DevelopmentGlobal Risk ManagementLitigationLabor and Employment
503: Principles of Leadership in a Digital Age [More Info]603: Developing a Healthy Appetite for Risk [More Info]703: Maximizing the Value of Relationships Between In-house Counsel and Outside Counsel803: Immigration and Workers Rights Landscape in the Trump Administration [More Info]
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmTransition Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmExecutive Leadership DevelopmentGlobal Risk ManagementLitigationLabor and Employment
504: ETHICS SESSION Demonstrating Leadership and Navigating Ethical Considerations While Being Fire-Tested by A Government Investigation [More Info]604: ETHICS SESSION Surprisingly Common Ethical Missteps in Professional Liability for In-House Attorneys and Company Executives [More Info]
Speaker: Sharon Underberg, General Counsel, Secretary & Senior Vice President, Eastman Kodak
704: ETHICS SESSION TBD804: ETHICS SESSION: Big Brother is Watching, Just So We Don’t Get Sued – Where to Draw the Line on Employee Monitoring and Privacy [More Info]
Moderator: Cynthia Blevins Doll, Partner, Fisher Philiips
Speaker: E. Jewelle Johnson, Senior Counsel & Chief Employment Counsel, Graphic Packaging International
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmConference Closes & Suggested Departure