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November 3, 2021 | 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Members: Complimentary

Overview (Program Summary)

12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
Welcome – Meganne Thaxton, CO-ACC Vice President

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Annual Meeting – T.J. Hersch, CO-ACC President

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
“Managing Up is a Natural Part of Receiving Feedback”
Being able to give and receive feedback is essential to good leadership. But why is it so hard to do? You know what you want to say, and you know what they're trying to say, but so much gets in the way -- relationships, emotions, and timing, to name a few. This session will address the "why".
Speaker:  Ann Lippman, Chief People Officer, Thirty-One Gifts

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

“Ohio Privacy Law Update 2021”   
Overview and update on Ohio’s Personal Privacy Protection Act, introduced in July 2021 (HB 376).
Speaker:  Kirk Herath, Principal, Pillars Consulting Group

3:00 – 3:05 p.m. - Break

3:05—4:05 p.m.
“Impact of COVID/Pandemic on Business & In-House Support”

A panel discussion regarding legal considerations for COVID-related issues including vaccine mandates, safety protocols, testing programs, remote work policies and return to office, both for legal departments and for our companies.
Speakers: Mahjabeen Qadir, Counsel, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; Holly Saigo, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Kimball Midwest; Rhonda Wallace, Manufacturing Legal Operations Administrator, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

4:05 – 5:05 p.m.
“Promoting Diversity in Outside Counsel: The Nuts and Bolts”   
Explore the “how-to” aspects of in-house legal departments’ efforts to motivate their law firms to engage minority and underrepresented firm attorneys in meaningful, substantive, and relation-building legal work.
Speakers:  Michele Richey, American Honda Motors; Sarah Perez, Perez Morris; and Leslie Davis, National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)

5:05 – 5:15 p.m. - Break

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Happy Hour - Wine Tasting by Voluptuary Wines, Sponsored by Robert Half Legal

To participate, register
here to receive a complimentary shipment of 3, 2oz wine samples, no later than Friday, October 15, 2021.


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