CMCP 27th Annual Business Conference

October 20-21, 2016
Hotel Nikko • San Francisco


Signature Programs

Two days filled with opportunities for business attorneys to network with and learn from legal & business leaders & their peers.

Corporate Connections

A unique opportunity for in-house attorneys and outside counsel to meet for focused 15-minute interviews, and begin to establish or strengthen an already existing relationship.

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Recognition Luncheon

Celebrate the success of
diversity leaders and immerse
yourself in programming that
will motivate and inspire.

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From the

Desk of the GC

Hear from & engage with leading General Counsel on a variety of topics including: what it takes to move from ‘good lawyer’ to ‘trusted counselor’, challenges & solutions to making diversity in the legal profession a reality, and more.

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No Bosses Allowed Lunch

CMCP’s Signature Interactive Leadership, Career Development and Networking Lunch for:
• Law firm associates & other non-partners
• In-house non-managers

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General Counsel Reception

A time for in-house and outside counsel to meet and mingle in an informal setting. Winners of ‘Recognition Lunch with a GC’ drawing announced.

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New 2016 Programs

From a new GC panel and business development coaching to special lunch programs and a range of breakout session topics!

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Sponsor the CMCP 27th Annual Business Conference! Your conference sponsorship supports CMCP’s programs and shows your organization’s commitment to CMCP & legal profession diversity.

2016 Sponsors Leading the Way…

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Conference Committee Members

Joseph Aguilar

Senior Associate
Archer Norris, PLC

Evelin Bailey

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

Na’il Benjamin

Managing Partner
Benjamin Law Group

Shaunicie Fielder

Employment Counsel
Pandora Media, Inc.

Rasha Gerges Shields

Jones Day

Amanda Hairston

Senior Associate
Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Aimee Hamoy-Perera

Burnham Brown

Candice Kim

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kyong M. Kim

Holland & Knight LLP

Joseph Lutz

Senior Counsel
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Joseph Naddour

Klatte, Budensiek & Young-Agriesti, LLP

Ash Nagdev

Sidley Austin LLP

John Tsai

Open Source & Patent Counsel

Juan Walker

Senior Corporate Counsel
Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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Highlights from Last Year’s Conference

Check out photos and video from CMCP’s 26th Annual Business Conference