For 56 consecutive summers, the Legal Resources Group Executive Board has sponsored the Annual Workshops on Transportation Law. Workshop participants not only present unusual cases but often identify potential legal problems before they become widespread predicaments. The workshop’s greatest success, however, is providing a forum in which attorneys from federal, state and local highway and…

I am excited and honored to be elected to a seat on the DC Bar’s Law Practice Management Steering Committee. All newly elected officers, board members, and delegates will take office during the 2018 Celebration of Leadership: The D.C. Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting on June 12 at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW,…

I am honored and excited to announce that I’ve been appointed Chair of the American Bar Association Business Law Section Corporate Compliance Committee. To those interested in getting involved, I would love to hear from you – please reach out. via GIPHY

This highly interactive colloquium will provide a deep understanding and practical advice regarding major compliance and ethics challenges facing organizations today. This program introduces a NEW type of compliance and ethics forum: A series of ten in-depth round-table discussions Specifically for In-House Counsel and Compliance Officers Moderated by leaders in the compliance and ethics arena…

The Rule of Law

Steve Millard, President and Executive Director of Cleveland’s Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) cross-examined me not too long about doing business internationally.  I kick off my answers to Steve’s questions with some thoughts on why the rule of law matters when working internationally in the video above. Most people, to include lawyers, don’t spend a…

SCOTUS recently vacated former Virginia Governor’s conviction for corruption.   Does this mean domestic corruption is a thing of the past – are corporations free to wine and dine government officials now?   Can you hire the federal government employee who just awarded you a contract?   Probably not but find out the details July…

  The DC PTAC Small Business Summit will be an excellent opportunity for the D.C. business community to receive invaluable information on how to do business with D.C., Federal, and other state and local governments. Margaret Cassidy will speak on  best practices in small business government contracting, how to protect yourself in a contract, how to…

            Legal Requirements for an Organizational Ethics and Compliance Program June 16, 2016 9:00 am to 10:00 am; check-in begins at 8:30 am  1 ethics credit A number of laws and regulations require businesses and other types of organizations, such as trade associations and non-profits, to develop and operate an…

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Should You Start Your Own Law Firm? A Panel Discussion with Lawyers Who Did Panel Discussion Sponsored by University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and the DC Bar Date & Time: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm CLE Credit: No Event Description**This is a free event, registration is…

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