Seminar January 22, 2020

Alston & Bird's Ethics & Technology CLE Seminar

Event Detail
Mark T. Calloway, Christopher TL Douglas, Michael R. Hoernlein, Emily McGowan, Drew H. Peterson, Bruce J. Rose
January 22, 2020
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Alston & Bird
101 S. Tryon Street, 37th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28280

Please join us for a discussion of personal and ethical liability issues corporate counsel encounter on a daily basis:

  • Document preservation
  • Crisis management
  • Data privacy and breaches
  • Sexual harassment claims
  • Employee rights
  • Contract negotiations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Representation of officers and directors
  • Attorney-client privilege waivers 
  • Social media
  • Intellectual property considerations and opinions


Ethics Seminar,  9 am – 12 pm
Mark Calloway, Partner, Government & Internal Investigations, Alston & Bird, and former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of N.C.
Anne Madden, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Honeywell International, Inc.
Karen McDonnell, Vice President and General Counsel, North America, Sandoz Inc.
Emily McGowan, Senior Associate, Government & Internal Investigations, Alston & Bird
Bruce Rose, Partner, Intellectual Property – Litigation, Alston & Bird

The session will be followed by a panel discussion on machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other new technologies that offer creative solutions for real-life legal challenges.

Technology Seminar, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Chris Douglas, Partner, Intellectual Property – Patents, Alston & Bird
Mike Hoernlein, Partner, Government & Internal Investigations, Alston & Bird
Drew Peterson, Partner, Finance, Alston & Bird
Susan Sommers, Director, Legal Technology Innovation, Alston & Bird


8:30 – 9 am: Registration and breakfast
9 – 12:15 pm: Ethics seminar
12:15 – 12:30 pm: Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm: Technology seminar

Questions? Rachel Hightower: or 704-444-1413

Media Contacts
Alex Wolfe
Communications Director

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