General Membership (4/16/14) – Panel of African-American in-house counsel

 

Corporate counsel, including William Maynie of Solar Turbines, will offer key insights

Corporate counsel, including William Maynie of Solar Turbines, will offer key insights

Attorneys from Sony, Solar Turbines and ABEO will engage a rich discussion about unique perspectives on practice as African-American in-house counsel.  Our general membership meeting will include important updates about Neighborhood Law School, Bar Study Scholarships, the Annual Dinner on November 8th and the rest of our “in-house series” designed to help EBGBA members understand the world of practice in-house and being a good outside counsel to corporate clients.  We will be joined by three corporate attorneys.  Shacasey Rogers is General Counsel for abeo Management Corporation. She has worked in the physician practice management and billing industry for approximately fourteen years and focuses on corporate governance, contracting, regulatory compliance and employment-related matters.  Shaka Johnson is a Senior Attorney at Sony Electronics, where he is the lead attorney for the U.S. post-sales support and promotions group and manages litigation and product safety matters.  William Maynie IV is corporate counsel at Solar Turbines, a Caterpillar company, where he provides legal advice on a range of business needs in support of Solar Turbines’ complex business operations.

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association attorney Shaka Johnson of Sony

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association attorney Shaka Johnson of Sony

Come join fellow EBGBA members, BLSA students and others in our community as we explore the important career options that working as corporate  counsel can create.

Where: Warren Hall, USD School of Law, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA  92110

When: Wednesday April 16th, 2014 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

What: Engaging panel discussion about life as African-American in-house counsel and what it takes to succeed

*Dinner will be served on a first come, first served basis

Directions

The meeting will take place in the Warren Hall Faculty Reading Room located on the main floor of the law school across from the Dean’s Office (number 30 on the map below).  For those familiar with campus, Warren Hall is the name of the main law school building.

Warren Hall is to the left (west) of main entrance

Warren Hall is to the left (west) of main entrance

Parking Instructions:
Enter campus at the intersection of Linda Vista Road and Alcala Park Way.  Ask for a visitor’s pass (they are free) and park in the Mission Parking Structure (P2 on the attached map).
Coming soon! May 7th: Member Preference* event with Qualcomm legal
“Succeeding as outside counsel: How to deliver the best results – an interactive discussion with Qualcomm’s Legal Department.”
On May 7, 2014, we have an exciting program planned with in-house counsel from Qualcomm’s Legal Department at Qualcomm’s campus at 5:30 p.m.  If you have ever wanted to better understand the challenges in-house counsel faces or wanted to get to know the expectations of outside counsel, you will not want to miss this program.
*the May 7th event will have a preference for dues-paying members ($25 for non-members). Click here to join or renew. This event will require an RSVP

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