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Alan Dershowitz to Deliver Keynote for 25th Annual General Counsel Conference

NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General counsel at organizations of all sizes will have access to their best and brightest peers, and gain a deeper understanding of what is working in today's best legal departments, at ALM's 25th Annual General Counsel Conference. The event will take place on June 5-6, 2013, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Alan M. Dershowitz, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will deliver the opening keynote address. Prof. Dershowitz, a nationally renowned author and legal commentator, will speak about "The Ethics of Transparency" and will challenge the audience to maintain transparency between in-house counsel and outside law firms.

Other featured speakers from corporate legal departments include: Richard M. Borden, senior vice president and general counsel of Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Suchitra Narayan, associate general counsel of Oracle; and Ann E. Nolan, chief compliance officer and deputy general counsel of IDEXX Laboratories.

The conference is designed for general counsel and other senior in-house attorneys at companies and other organizations of all sizes. Attendees will gain insight into the innovative practices and processes in place to manage some of the most difficult corporate legal issues of today with sessions such as the following:

  • Cyber Security, The No. 1 Issue with GCs
  • Crisis Management and Disaster Preparedness
  • Social Media and eDiscovery
  • Due Diligence in M&A Deals in the US and Abroad
  • Strategies for Reducing FCPA Risks Through Better Information Governance
  • Managing a Global Law Department
  • Bringing eDiscovery In-House
  • Protecting the Company's Assets and IP Monetization

Conference attendees are eligible for up to 17.5 CLE credits. For a complete conference agenda, exhibitor list and other details, visit www.corpcounsel.com/gceast.

The General Counsel Conference is presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. Other ALM events include ALM Legal Conferences, Insight Information Conferences and the RealShare Conference series for commercial real estate professionals.

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