Stacey Abrams Joins the Legalweek(year) Virtual Series Keynote Line-Up
January 08, 2021 at 10:30 AM EST
Thousands of Legal Leaders Set to Gather at Legalweek(year) – A new virtual experience driving legal innovation forward on February 2nd through February 4th
New York, NY – January 8, 2021 – On February 2-4, 2021, 10,000+ legal professionals will gather online for Legalweek(year), a series of five innovative virtual legal events that tackle the changing legal landscape and provide actionable insights to help legal leaders restructure, rebuild and reinvigorate today’s law firms and legal departments. The Legalweek(year) virtual series serves as the anchor for the legal community during an unprecedented time, as well as a guide throughout the coming year to inform legal professionals of emerging trends, cutting edge legal technology, and expert analysis of the tectonic shifts in the industry.
This year’s opening keynote session, taking place on February 2, 2021, at 9:30 am ET, will be a fireside chat with Stacey Abrams, author, serial entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO, and trailblazing political leader. The discussion will be based on her professional journey and the evolution of the legal industry as well as conversations that will share Ms. Abram’s unique perspective of the current political landscape and what can be expected for the rest of 2021.
“ALM is excited to welcome Stacey Abrams to the Legalweek(year) keynote line up as she sets the stage for the entire virtual series, which will be packed with top legal professionals from the most groundbreaking corporate legal departments, law firms, and legal technology enterprises,” said Mark Fried, Chief Financial Officer and President, Events at ALM Media.
Day Two’s keynote speaker, Joshua Walker, author of “On Legal AI” and co-founder of CodeX, will discuss the future of legal services. Also joining Ms. Abrams and Mr. Walker on the Legalweek(year) speaker faculty will be legal experts including:
Rajan Gupta, Head of Global Legal Technology, Facebook, Andrew Amoranto, Senior Paralegal Manager, Litigation, Twitter, Sara Lockman, Senior Director, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Walmart, Dennis Garcia, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft, John Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer, HaystackID, Vicki Peyton, Contracts Manager, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Vedika Mehera, Innovation Advisor, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Deborah Solmor, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, TCS Education System, Richard Robinson, Director of Legal Operations & Litigation Support, Toyota, Stephanie Lamoureaux, Legal Operations Lead, Square, Linda Johnson, Lead eDiscovery & Information Protection Manager, GSK, Allison Stanton, Director & Associate General Counsel, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Facebook, Toby Stinson, Manager, Law Data & Applications, Chevron, Susan Cone Kilgore, Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of the Army, Heather McClow, Legal Operations Manager, Lowe’s Companies, Jennifer Hope Bernstein, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Dawson Horn, Associate General Counsel, AIG, Ameen Haddad, Assistant General Counsel, Technology, Intellectual Property & Cloud Computing, Oracle, Graham Rollins, Discovery Counsel, Capital One, Stacey Blaustein, Counsel, Corporate Litigation, IBM, Jenya Moshkovich, Assistant General Counsel, Genentech and many others.
ALM’s Global Newsroom and ALM Intelligence analysts will also join the speaker line-up to offer attendees unique insights, driven by their deep engagement in the industry.
For more information, including the full agenda, speaker list and to register for the Legalweek(year) virtual series, please visit: http://legalweekshow.com/ or follow @Legalweekshow and engage with #Legalweek21 and #Legalweekyear for updates.
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