Other events

Strategic Business Partnerships Presents: Alan J. Lacy, Former CEO of Sears Holding

Date: 
04.30.2013
Location: 
Room I

Alan J. Lacy was the last Chairman and CEO of Sears, Roebuck and Company, which was acquired by Kmart in 2005, at which point he became Vice Chairman of that organization. Lacy climbed the ranks at Sears, Roebuck, and Company in six years to become the chief executive officer (CEO) in 2000.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Matt Myren

Bigelow Practical Writing Presentation: Tax and Estate Planning & Solo Practice

Date: 
05.01.2013
Location: 
Room I

Guest presenter Ron Larson will discuss the drafting of legal documents for tax and estate planning.  Mr. Larson also will describe his experience as a solo practitioner, including the challenges and benefits of this practice setting.  Mr. Larson is the principal of Ronald F.

Dean's Roundtable: Samuel K. Skinner, Former White House Chief of Staff

Date: 
05.14.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge Conference Room

Dean's Roundtable Series Presents:
Samuel K. Skinner, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Former Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush

Restoring Justice: The Legacy of Edward Levi

Date: 
04.30.2013
Location: 
Logan Arts Center Performance Hall

When President Gerald Ford nominated renowned lawyer and legal scholar Edward Levi to be United States Attorney General, Levi took over an office that had been marred by the corruption of Watergate scandal. Levi's efforts to bring transparency, independence and integrity back to the Justice Department restored public confidence at a pivotal stage in U.S.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Clinic in Action - Employment Discrimination Clinic

Date: 
04.16.2013
Location: 
Class Room I

Clinic in Action – Employment Discrimination Clinic

Join Clinical Professor Randy Schmidt and students for a discussion of the Employment Discrimination Clinic’s ongoing litigation against the Chicago Public Schools on the issue of school closures and turn-arounds. 

Lunch will be provided.

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt

Casino & Game Night

Date: 
04.18.2013
Location: 
South Green Lounge

"Universal Jurisdiction as a Tool for Law-Fare" by Irit Kohn, President, International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists

Date: 
04.25.2013
Location: 
Room V

The concept of Universal Jurisdiction as evidenced during the mid-20th Century Nuremberg Trials (in which an International Military Tribunal prosecuted Nazi crimes against humanity), gained many advocates during the 1990's, starting with the Pinochet case.

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Barbara Kolsun on An Introduction to Fashion Law

Date: 
04.29.2013
Location: 
Room D

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Barbara Kolsun from Stuart Weitzman on An Introduction to Fashion Law.

 

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Michael Friedman on Intellectual Property Transactions

Date: 
05.15.2013
Location: 
Room V

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Michael Friedman from Ocean Tomo on Intellectual Property Transactions

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Scott Falk on Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions

Date: 
04.24.2013
Location: 
Room V

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Scott Falk from Kirkland & Ellis on Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer