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September 17 - 19, 2017
Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia
120 S 17th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103



 

Join the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel at the 14th Annual Corporate Counsel Symposium.

This year’s CCS will be held in Philadelphia at the Hotel Sofitel beginning on Sunday afternoon, September 17, at 4:00pm and ending at noon on Tuesday, September 19th.


You will have the opportunity to connect and network with the best and the brightest in-house and outside counsel, and dine at some of the finest restaurants in the city of Philadelphia.

 

We are fortunate to have The Honorable Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., former Governor of Maryland, as our Headliner.  Governor Ehrlich was the first Republican Governor of Maryland-- 25 years after Governor Agnew! He will be taking questions from the audience so please come armed with an inquisitive mind!

 

We also just recently received a commitment from David O'Neill to speak on Monday.  Mr. O'Neill will resume the speaker slot for the Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, and will talk to us about how changes in the Executive Branch will affect the work of the federal courts and how litigants and companies will be impacted.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Managing E-Discovery in the Wake of Recent Rule Amendments 
  • Diversity in the First Chair 
  • What Changes Do C-Suite Professionals See on the Horizon?  
  • What to do when the Feds knock on your door: Compliance, Response and Prevention
  • Crisis Management: The Corporate Response
  • Successful Management of the In-House Counsel and Law Firm Partner Relationship 
  • Plaintiffs' Newfangled Theories (and the Corporate Response) to Claims Arising from Workplace Violence
  • Employment Law: The National Labor Relations Board and the New Administration 

 


 

 

 



Registration


Rates

 
Outside Counsel with a Corporate Guest / In-House Counsel Only
$795  
Outside Counsel with no guest $995  
Corporate Counsel/In-House Counsel (Complimentary)  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be made after August 26, 2017; however, substitutions will be allowed.

 

Continuing Legal Education Credits

Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by registrants that have continuing educations requirements, including ethics credits. It is expected that a minimum of one hour of ethics credit will be approved.

 

 

 

*** Topics, speakers, events, and/or room locations may be changed due to unforseen circumstances.

  

For registration questions, please contact our Registrar at 630/617-5153 ext. 534.

 

 



 

Accommodations

 

The Sofitel Hotel

120 S 17th St,

Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.569.8300

You may also visit the hotel website at www.sofitelphiladelphia.com


The Sofitel Philadelphia hotel blends French elegance with American style, providing a refined environment for upscale business and leisure travel. Experience this sophisticated downtown Philadelphia hotel, which serves as the cornerstone of the new French Quarter, steps from Rittenhouse Square.

The FDCC has reserved a block of rooms at the beautiful Hotel Sofitel in Center City Philadelphia. Reservations should be made by calling the hotel at: 215-569-8300. Ask for Group Reservations and advise the agent that you are attending the Federation of Corporate Counsel CCS in order to receive the group rate of $225 (plus tax).


All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit. Reservations must be made no later than Saturday, August 26, 2017 to receive the group rate. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservation and space is limited, so you are encouraged to do so early.

 



 

If you have any questions contact Regina@thefederation.org or 630-433-4517.


 

Special Thanks to the 2017 Symposium Sponsors!


 

 

   

 
   
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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