Chief Legal Officer

1 Day Meeting

2017 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum:

Washington, DC - Jun 20, 2017

Overview

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading senior legal executives for our annual Chief Legal Officer Forum in Washington D.C. Throughout a full day of thought leadership content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that legal executives are facing in 2017, with an agenda geared specifically towards General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, as well as Deputy GCs, Assistant GCs, Corporate Secretaries, and VPs of Compliance, Legal, Ethics, and M&A in a leadership role.  Topics will include:

  • How economic, geopolitical, and regulatory changes are impacting the global business landscape in 2017, particularly with regards to regulation and compliance
  • Effectively identifying and communicating top areas of risk to the management team
  • Understanding how the GC’s role will continue to evolve with regards to global data privacy management and the modern security environment
  • Driving effectiveness and efficiency as a modern in-house lawyer
  • Predictions on the M&A landscape and how leading GCs are driving strategic alliances and divestitures
  • How to build and maintain an effective ethics program
  • Best practices in recruiting and leading a high performing legal team


Our keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel sessions, and networking breaks will enable candid discussions with your peers focused on these topics and more. Speakers at our 2016 Washington D.C. Forum included Leslie Thornton, SVP, GC & Corporate Secretary at WGL Holdings; Sam Eberts, CLO, Corporate Secretary & SVP of Corporate Affairs at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings;

Brian Edge, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer at Washington Gas; Brian Ellis, SVP & GC at Danaher Corporation; Brian Brooks, EVP, Corporate Secretary & GC at Federal National Mortgage Association; and more.

We look forward to bringing together another fantastic faculty in 2017, and to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 legal leaders hailing from the nation’s capital and beyond!

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Speakers

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer

Engility Holdings

Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Chief Strategy Officer

Intelligize

Theresa Coetzee

Theresa Coetzee

Vice-President & Assistant General Counsel

Marriott

Sam Eberts

Sam Eberts

Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary & SVP of Corporate Affairs

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Eugenia Hernandez

Eugenia Hernandez

Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Ethics Compliance and Privacy

Sodexo

Amy Inlander Minniti

Amy Inlander Minniti

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Washington Nationals

Joanne Kelly

Joanne Kelly

Chief Counsel

AOL

Maureen McGirr

Maureen McGirr

Vice President Compliance

Merck

Brian Miller

Brian Miller

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

AES Corporation

Julie Ortmeier

Julie Ortmeier

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

CARFAX, Inc.

Charlie Platt

Charlie Platt

Director

iDiscovery Solutions

Joseph Polizzotto

Joseph Polizzotto

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Client Services

QuisLex

Sumara Thompson-King

Sumara Thompson-King

General Counsel

NASA

Leslie Thornton

Leslie Thornton

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

WGL Holdings

Agenda

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8:30am - 9:30am
Breakfast
9:35am - 9:40am
Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
9:40am - 10:35pm
Panel Discussion: "Driving Efficiency during Litigation"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Challenges faced in litigation over the years
  • Leveraging data and e-discovery in litigation and investigations
  • Lessons learned in managing data
  • Responding effectively to ethical issues
  • Managing costs during litigation

Moderator:
Theresa Coetzee
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Dispute Resolution
Marriott

Panelists:

Sam Eberts
Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary & SVP of Corporate Affairs
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Julie Ortmeier
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
CARFAX, Inc.
 
Charlie Platt
Director
iDiscovery Solutions
 
Leslie Thornton
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
WGL Holdings

10:35am - 11:10am
Networking Break
11:10am - 11:15am
Session Introduction featuring Intelligize

Phil Brown
Chief Strategy Officer
Intelligize

11:15am - 12:10pm
Panel Discussion: "The New GC: Adding Value as a Strategic Advisor"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving effectiveness and efficiency as a modern in-house lawyer
  • Best practices around assembling and leading a high performing legal team
  • Identifying top areas of risk to the management team
  • Developing a collaborative relationship across the C-Suite
  • Building and maintaining an effective ethics program
  • Adding value to the organization in regulation and compliance

Moderator:
Jon Brooks
Deputy GC and CCO
Engility Holdings
 
Panelists:
Eugenia Hernandez
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Ethics Compliance and Privacy
Sodexo
 
Amy Inlander Minniti
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Washington Nationals
 
Brian Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
AES Corporation
 
Joseph Polizzotto
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Client Services
QuisLex

12:10pm - 1:10pm
Lunch
1:10pm - 1:50pm
Keynote Presentation featuring Merck

Maureen McGirr
Vice President, Office of Ethics
Merck 

1:50pm - 2:15pm
Networking Break
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Fireside Chat featuring NASA and Oath Inc.

Sumara Thompson-King
General Counsel
NASA

Interviewed by:

Joanne Kelly
Chief Counsel
Oath Inc.

3:00pm - 3:05pm
Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks
3:05pm - 4:05pm
Closing Reception

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