February 23, 2017
3:00 - 5:30 p.m. CST
Join Big Law Business and Catalyst for Controlling Litigation Costs – Managing Your Legal Department for Success, a complimentary live event focusing on how legal departments can successfully manage costs while staying compliant.
Come together with other general counsel, corporate counsel, and leaders of corporate legal departments and gain insights to more effectively prepare for every step of litigation, from initial investigations to trial.
Hear expert panelists discuss the biggest issues facing legal departments, including:
- Rising and unpredictable litigation costs
- Data privacy and security
- Internal investigations and compliance
- Increased pressure to settle and the impact on case management
Corporate in-house leaders are invited to register now for this free event and bring greater value to your business, department and team.
|Date & Time:||Thursday, February 23, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CST
Networking reception to follow.
|Location:||University Club of Chicago
76 E Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603
|CLE Credits:||Earn up to 2.0 CLE credits.|
|3:40 pm||Keynote Interview: Today’s GC|
Interview with Susan Lees, General Counsel of Allstate Insurance, an innovative general counsel who has effectively evolved her legal department to control costs and increase risk management, by particularly focusing on issues such as cost containment, privacy and security issues surrounding movement of data, and internal investigations and compliance in response to increased government scrutiny. She will discuss how her department uses technology to lower cost while improving transparency and defensibility. As technology and the law continue to rapidly evolve in the digital age, how does today’s general counsel keep pace and ensure execution of the company’s strategy?
|4:10 pm||Making Your Case: Litigation Management|
|Hear from leading in-house counsel of public and privately-held companies and outside counsel on where they believe legal departments face the most pressure and how to successfully transform the management of litigation. Where are the current compliance concerns coming from? What costs are increasing? What are the profit expectations they operate under? Our panel will discuss:
|4:50 pm||The Technology Verdict: Finding Solutions
|5:30 pm||Networking Reception|
|6:30 pm||Event Concludes|