Program Participation

American Bar Association

  • Program Co-moderator -- New York Law School/ABA Business Law Section Symposium:  ADR and Diversity (New York, NY Jan. 17, 2018)
  • Moderator -- "Best Practices for Planning (and Pulling Off) a Successful Meeting," 2017 Section Officers Conference Fall Leadership Meeting (Chicago, IL Sept. 14, 2017)
  • Moderator -- "The Business Case for Diversity in Business Dispute Resolution," New York Law School/ABA Business Law Section Symposium:  ADR and Diversity (New York, NY Jan. 24, 2017)
  • Panelist -- "Are You Ready for Your Year? (Preparing to be Chair)," 2016 ABA Section Officers Conference Fall Leadership Meeting (Chicago, IL Sept. 22, 2016)
  • Panelist -- "Training Today's Lawyers to Resolve Tomorrow's Disputes," New York Law School/ABA Business Law Section Symposium:  ADR and the Young Lawyer (New York, NY Jan. 29, 2016)
  • Moderator -- "Views from the Bench and the Bar:  Best Practices for Inside and Outside Counsel Partnering to Achieve Effective Case and Trial Management," Section of Business Law (Chicago, IL Sept. 18, 2015)
  • Panelist -- "Avoiding Discovery and Trial Practice Disasters - Tales from the Bench and Trenches," ABA Center for Professional Development (Webinar program ID 20667, Mar. 4 2015)
  • Panelist -- "Avoiding Discovery and Trial Practice Disasters - Tales from the Bench and Trenches," Section of Business Law (Chicago, IL Sept. 13, 2014)
  • Panelist -- "Examination of the Financial Expert Witness at Trial," Section of Business Law (Washington, D.C. Nov. 22, 2013)
  • Panelist -- "Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation," Section of Business Law (Las Vegas, NV Mar. 22, 2012)
  • Panelist -- “Protecting the Personal Assets of Directors and Officers -- The Latest in Indemnification Agreements,” Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the Section of Business Law (Vancouver, B.C., Canada Apr. 18, 2009)
  • Co-organizer and Panelist -- “Indemnifying and Insuring Management in Crisis,” Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the Section of Business Law (Washington, DC  Nov. 18, 2005)
  • Co-organizer – “Federalization of Corporate Governance,” Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the Section of Business Law (Washington, DC Nov. 19, 2004)
  • Panelist -- “Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation” (Seattle, WA April 1, 2004)
  • Co-organizer -- “Good Faith in the Spotlight,” Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the Section of Business Law (New York, NY December 5, 2003)
  • Panelist -- “Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation,” Section of Business Law (Los Angeles, CA April 3, 2003)
  • Co-organizer and Moderator -- “Mediating Corporate Governance Cases -- Does It Work?,” Section of Business Law (Chicago, IL August 5, 2001)
  • Participant -- “The Role of the Court in Improving Lawyer Conduct and Professionalism: Initiating Action, Coordinating Efforts, and Maintaining Momentum” (Implementation of the Conference of Chief Justices’ National Action Plan on Lawyer Conduct and Professionalism), sponsored by the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and the Conference of Chief Justices (Del Mar, CA Mar. 22-24, 2001)
  • Panelist -- “Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation,” Section of
  • Business Law (San Francisco, CA April 17, 1999)
  • Panelist -- “Electronic Discovery -- The Pros and Cons,” Section of Business Law (St. Louis, MO April 1, 1998)
  • Panelist -- “1997 Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation,” Section of Business Law (Boston, MA April 4, 1997)
  • Frequent presenter, Update: Limitation of Director Liability and Advancement and Indemnification, Meetings of the Indemnification and Insurance Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the ABA Section of Business Law (1996-2007)
American Judicature Society
  • Master of Ceremonies/Co-presenter - 7th Annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence (Wilmington, DE Mar. 16, 2011)
  • Master of Ceremonies/Co-presenter - "Celebration of Judicial Merit Selection in Delaware" (Rockland, DE  Nov. 12, 2010)
  • Master of Ceremonies/Co-presenter - 28th Annual Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award (Washington, D.C. Sept. 13, 2010)
  • Presenter - “Ethics for Judges and Their Families,” 21st National College on Judicial Conduct and Ethics (Chicago, IL Oct. 30-31, 2008)
  • Presenter - Midwest Regional Conference on Pro Se Litigation (Des Moines, IA
  • Sept. 7-9, 2006)
Delaware State Bar Association
  • Presenter -- "Bridge the Gap" Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice - Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law)(November 7, 2014)
  • Moderator -- "ADR Contractual Provisions:  Best Practices and Recent Developments" Program for the DSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (February 12, 2014)
  • Presenter -- "Bridge the Gap" Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice - Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law)(November 8, 2013)
  • Presenter -- "Update: Work of the American Bar Association's Commission on Ethics 20/20," 18th Annual Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar in Professionalism and Ethics, Delaware State Bar Association and St. Thomas More Society (Wilmington, DE, Feb. 21, 2013)
  • Presenter -- "Bridge the Gap" Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice - Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law)(October 28, 2011)
  • Presenter – “Bridge the Gap” Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice – Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law) (October 29, 2010)
  • Presenter – “Bridge the Gap” Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice – Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law) (November 6, 2009)
  • Presenter -- “Bridge the Gap” Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice -- Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law) (November 14, 2008)
  • Presenter -- “Bridge the Gap” Program of the Delaware Supreme Court (Best Practices in Trial Practice -- Depositions; Best Practices in Corporate Law) (October 26, 2007)
  • Co-presenter -- “Corporate Law Update,” Program for the DSBA Corporate Counsel Section (January 24, 2007)
  • Co-organizer, Co-moderator, and Panelist -- “The Intersection of Law and Accounting in a Post Sarbanes-Oxley World” (November 13, 2006)
  • Panelist -- Symposium on the Law of Delaware Business Entities, “Good Faith After Disney: The Role of Good Faith in Organizational Relations in Delaware Business Entities” (October 5, 2006)
  • Introductory remarks -- Symposium on the Law of Delaware Business Entities, “Fiduciary Duties to Creditors: Evolution or Revolution?” (April 28, 2005)
  • Co-organizer, Co-moderator, and Panelist -- “The Lawyer’s Role in Corporate Responsibility: Focus on Sarbanes-Oxley and Professional Responsibility” (April 10, 2003)
  • Panelist -- “Multi-Jurisdictional Practice (or MJP): Not in My Backyard” (April 4, 2001)
  • Panelist -- Electronic Data Discovery Seminar of the Corporate Counsel Section (November 5, 1997)
  • Panelist -- Chancery Practice Program (March 26, 1993)
  • Co-organizer and Co-moderator -- 1992 Appellate Practice program
  • Panelist -- Appellate Practice in Delaware/Introduction of the Delaware Appellate      Handbook (January 18, 1985)
Delaware State Human Relations Commission
  • Panelist -- "The New Sexual Orientation Law," 17th Annual Fair Housing Training Conference (April 7, 2010)
  • Presenter -- "The Mission and Work of the Delaware State Human Relations Commission" (Cokesbury Village, December 12, 2009)
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
  • Co-organizer and Panelist -- “Appellate Practice” (June 16, 2006)
  • Panelist -- “Ethics in Light of Tragedy and Ethics Update” (December 14, 2001)
Other
  • Presenter, Resolution 102B (Model Business and Supplier Principles Directed to Labor Trafficking and Child Labor), ABA House of Delegates (Chicago, IL Feb. 10, 2014)
  • Co-organizer and Panelist -- Corporate Law Seminar presented by Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP to Delegation of the Supreme Soviet (Wilmington, DE February 21, 1992)