General Counsel Forum


Past Event

General Counsel Forum

October 3, 2019 - October 4, 2019
5:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Hilary Krane, General Counsel, Nike

Program Description

The 2nd Annual General Counsel Forum will provide attendees the opportunity to learn from thought leaders about issues they face in their daily practice.

This stimulating and interactive program will explore what skills and tools general counsel will need to be the best counselor and leaders as the business and legal worlds evolve. 

Session Topics will include:  leadership, data security and privacy, risk management, business strategy, and artificial intelligence and the law.  

Please see our agenda.

Program Advantages

This program is a unique opportunity to learn from colleagues and experts.

  • Maximize your leadership skills by enhancing your awareness of management styles and strengths, increasing your understanding of organizational culture, and learning how to develop stronger teams.
  • Learn how to leverage your skills into becoming a trusted business strategist.
  • Discuss topics of concern to general counsel in a collegial environment that fosters lively discourse, candor, and reflection.

"The forum truly exceeded my expectations. It was very well thought-out, interesting, and valuable."  - Steve Tsoneff, General Counsel & Head of Business Affairs, Madison Wells Media, 2019 Attendee

Who Should Attend

  • General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers from any industry.
  • High-level in-house attorneys.

Program Information

October 3, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm - Reception and Discussion with Hilary Krane, General Counsel, Nike

October 4, 2019 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W. 116th Street - Case Lounge, 7th Floor

Format:  Live, in-person; Columbia Law School
Program Fee: $1,195
The program fee includes course materials, breakfast and lunch on October 4, and the reception on the evening of October 3. 

Please contact for more information.

Information Regarding New York CLE Credits:

Columbia Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. Under New York State CLE regulations, this live non-transitional CLE Program will provide 3.5 credit hours that can be applied toward the Legal Practice Management requirement and 1.5 credit hours towards the Diversity, Inclusion, & Elimination of Bias requirement. This CLE credit is awarded only to New York attorneys for full attendance of the Program in its entirety. Attorneys attending only part of the program are not eligible for partial credit. Attendance is determined by an attorney's sign-in and sign-out, as shown in the Conference registers. On final sign-out, attorneys should also submit their completed Evaluation Form, provided at the Conference. Please note the NYS Certificates of Attendance will be sent to the email address as it appears in the register unless otherwise noted there.

Persons seeking a hardship scholarship should register using the online form and then separately complete their registration by submitting a scholarship request, no later than October 3, to Columbia Law School Executive Education at Requests, which will be answered, should detail in a few sentences the basis of the applicant's need and the background to his or her interest. Please understand that without a complete scholarship request, the applicant may be notified that the scholarship registration has been cancelled.

For general information regarding New York CLE credit, please contact the New York Continuing Legal Education Board at


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