ABA Section of International Law 2014 Spring Meeting – Updates and Early Bird Registration Information

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The WSBA International Practice Section is partnering with the ABA Section of International Law as a Cooperating Entity for the annual ABA Section of International Law 2014 Spring Meeting held April 1-5, 2014 at Waldorf Astoria in New York.

The more than 70 substantive CLE sessions at the 2014 Spring Meeting will feature prominent speakers from start to finish, making it a “must-attend” meeting for lawyers with a practice or interest in international legal issues. The meeting begins Wednesday morning with Courageous Counsel, including prominent women General Counsels from the Fortune 500, and concludes Friday afternoon with a look at the future of the legal profession with former Senator Evan Bayh, the Honorable Judith Kaye, Bernard Nussbaum, Richard Revesz, and Frederic Ury.  In between, you can hear from many prominent speakers, including Chancellor Leo Strine from the Delaware Court of Chancery and Lord Michael Burton, Chief Judge of Commercial Courts, Royal Courts of Justice, London.

ABA International’s Spring Meeting is one of the world’s most important gatherings of international lawyers and we anticipate this year’s conference to break all attendance records with over 1,500 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers expected to attend. This conference will offer cutting edge programming on international legal and ethics issues, as well as amazing networking opportunities with colleagues, decision makers, and potential clients from around the world.  In addition, the meeting will feature a complimentary day of programming for Corporate Counsel on April 2nd and evening receptions at some of the most exclusive venues in New York City.

The Early Bird registration deadline is Monday, February 24th and members of the IPS are entitled to register at discounted ABA member prices by submitting a hard copy form.  To register at those rates, please fill out the Hard Copy Form with the applicable rate (e.g., academic, student, solo practitioner, etc.) and check off the “Member of Cooperating Organization” box listing Washington State Bar Association International Practice Section.  Instructions for submission are on the form which is also posted to the Event Website where more information can be found, such as the program schedule, social events, and hotel arrangements.  Please also see a detailed Flyer of this event.  For questions on registration, please contact Michelle.Mattingly@americanbar.org.