WELCOME TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY’S PREMIER LAW FIRM-FOCUSED EVENT: THE LEGAL SUMMIT

THE VIRTUAL LEGAL SUMMIT | Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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The Legal Summit NYC 2020
Intercontinental Barclay &
The Four Seasons New York Downtown

Join fellow legal meeting planning professionals and a limited group of select industry partners for this one-day event.

Relevant educational content and peer-to-peer networking opportunities are the two core principles guiding the program development.

Planner attendance is limited to individuals who work directly for a law firm or legal association and is not open to third-party planners.

OUR MISSION

The Legal Summit is an educational and networking forum focused on the unique needs of legal meeting professionals. Founded in 2014, we bring colleagues and partners together at in-person experiences to advance professionals in our industry.

EVENT OVERVIEW

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

11:30am – 11:40am 
The Legal Summit Overview and Introduction into our Educational Content

11:40am – 12:25pm
An Introduction into Virtual Conference Platforms

  • Description: Adam Briggs is the Senior VP of Operations at ConferenceDirect and oversees our Virtual Conference Department. Adam will be doing an introductory overview of Virtual Meetings and will be here to answer any questions you have on our platform as well as others that you may be using or have under consideration.

12:25pm – 2:00pm 
Senior-Level Event Planner “Best Practices” Discussion

Content: Panelists from the following firms will be sharing their Best Practices for the evolving landscape of meetings during COVID-19:

  • Dawn Christie – Global Head of Events @ Freshfields (London);
  • Anne-Marie d’Alessandro – Assistant Director, Conference Services and Events @ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York);
  • Susan W. Schwedock – Director, National Events @ Cozen O'Connor P.C. (Philadelphia);
  • Meghan Schilt – Associate Director of Events @ King & Spalding (Atlanta);
  • Karlene Mulcahey Blake – Director, Event Planning @ Goodwin (Boston);
  • Krista McConnaughey Sumongkol - Senior Manager Events @ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (DC)

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Attendee-Selected One-On-One Networking Appointments

  • Content: Attendees have the option to pre-book one-on-one appointments with other attendees on this virtual conference platform. Attendees may also make one-on-one appointments with other attendees as the virtual conference is in session.  This is your networking opportunity in lieu of being able to meet face-to-face.

2020 INDUSTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL

Stephanie Baskin, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP          

Meredith Brusca, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Hope Ellen, White & Case LLP

Debra Reichman, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Where It’s At

Intercontinental Barclay 
111 E 48th St,  |  New York, NY 10017

Contact Us

If you are interested in attending or would like to become a host or sponsor, we want to hear from you.

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event so incredible!