333 Bay Street
Bay Adelaide Centre, West Tower
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2S7
Overview (Program Summary)
As in-house counsel, you face an array of unique ethical, practice and client management challenges. Join your peers and our knowledgeable facilitators for a nuanced, interactive discussion of a range of Professionalism issues that you might encounter within your role, and practical tools and strategies for managing them effectively.
· Tips and traps when using texting applications for legal matters (e.g. WhatsApp, Signal, etc.)
· Strategies for maintaining an assertive but professional demeanor in the negotiation of agreements
· Navigating ethical issues in running and responding to competitive procurements
· Professionalism best practices for advising a board of directors
· Effectively managing active stakeholders
This program contains: 1 Professionalism Hour, which can be counted towards the LSO’s annual CPD requirement.
Moderator: Peter Ruby, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Jessica Bishop, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Leah Boyd, Partner & General Counsel, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners
John Connon, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Caroline Descours, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Brenda Gosselin, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Daniel Greenberg, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, SAP Canada Inc.
Peter V. Nguyen, Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Descartes Systems Group
Julie Rosenthal, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Thomas Santram, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Cineplex Inc.
Sara Sirouspour, General Counsel, Panasonic Canada Inc.
Goodmans is requiring all visitors and firm members be fully vaccinated to enter their premises.
Please refrain from going onsite if one or more of the following apply:
You are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19
You have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last five days
You have been advised by a medical practitioner, public health or other government official to quarantine, isolate or stay home
You are subject to a federal travel quarantine requirement