August 12, 2020

Welcome to The Virtual Legal Summit

With physical events set to remain on hold for some time yet, we are hosting a series of virtual Legal Summits to continue to offer the education and networking components of our in-person events.



The Legal Summit is an educational and virtual networking forum focused on the unique needs of legal meeting professionals. Due to today’s climate, we bring colleagues and partners together virtually to advance professionals in our industry.


Tuesday, August 2, 2022

2:00pm – 2:15pm 
Event Registration

2:15pm – 2:25pm 
The Legal Summit Overview and Introduction into our Educational Content and Welcome from the Park Lane Hotel, New York

2:25pm – 3:30pm 
Round Table discussions centered around Hot Topics

Content: Hot Topics will include:

COVID Protocols and testing within your firm

  • Important Contracting Clauses in this new setting
  • Client Gifting
  • Professional Development and Career Progression
  • Doing More with Less
  • Trends in Attendance for client and internal events

3:30pm – 4:15pm
Coffee Break & Sponsor Trade Show

4:15pm – 5:45pm
Senior-Level Event Planner Discussion centered around these Hot Topics*

Content: Panelists from the following firms will be presenting based on their Hot Topics round table discussions:

Hope Ellen, Global Director of Events, White & Case LLP

Lisa Lieb, Sr. Manager, Events, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Meghan Schilt, Associate Director of Events, King & Spalding LLP

Krista McConnaughey Sumongkol, Senior Manager Events, Morgan, Lewis Bockius LLP

Alyssa Todtman, Senior Manager of Events, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

5:45pm – 7:30pm
Cocktails and Networking Amongst Your Peers

The Legal Summit Senior-Level Event Planner Panel

Karlene Mulcahey Blake
Karlene Mulcahey Blake

Director, Event Planning


Susan W. Schwedock
Susan W. Schwedock

Director, National Events

Cozen O’Connor P.C.

Anne-Marie d’Alessandro
Anne-Marie d’Alessandro

Assistant Director, Conference Services and Events

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Krista McConnaughey Sumongkol
Krista McConnaughey Sumongkol

Senior Manager Events

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Dawn Christie
Dawn Christie

Global Head of Events


Meghan Schilt, CMP
Meghan Schilt, CMP

Associate Director of Events

King & Spalding

Contact Us

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