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General Counsel Forum

November 11–13, 2018 | InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta | Atlanta, GA

Join like-minded General Counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • TANIA ALI (Travelex Currency Services Inc.), Deputy General Counsel
  • KATHLEEN ANDERSON (Barnes & Thornburg), Partner
  • TRACY BARAN (Ocean State Job Lot), General Counsel
  • WILMA BEATY (Allnex), General Counsel, Americas
  • DAVID CHRISTOPHERSON (Floor & Decor), Executive Vice President and General Counsel
  • JASON COHEN (Diamond Resorts), Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • NORA COLEMAN (Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare), Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • CHRISTOPHER DALRYMPLE (Alleghany Corporation), Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • NONI ELLISON (Carestream Dental), General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • JON FALLON (High Five Games), General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
  • MATTHEW GEEKIE (Graybar Electric Company, Inc.), Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
  • RAJ GOYLE (Bodhala), Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
  • DAVID HARRIS (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.), Acting General Counsel
  • BRANDON HOLLIS (, Inc.), General Counsel
  • CLARK JORDAN (Eastman Chemical Company), Deputy General Counsel
  • PAMELA KAIN (Cushman & Wakefield), North America General Counsel
  • BRAD KALTER (Exide Technologies), Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • URSULA KERRIGAN (AXA XL), Senior Vice President and General Counsel, North America & Legal Operations
  • ANDREA KILPATRICK (Egon Zehnder), US Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice Leader
  • HIH SONG KIM (Stoli Group), Senior Vice President, General Counsel
  • CURT KRAMER (Navistar International Corporation), General Counsel
  • SCOTT LANE (The Red Flag Group), Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
  • LATANYA LANGLEY (BIC), Vice President and General Counsel
  • HELENE LONG (Colonial Pipeline Company), Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • RICHARD MATTERN (Bass, Berry & Sims PLC), Member
  • TOM MCDONALD (Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker (formerly Serengeti)), Director of Sales
  • RICHARD MEDWAY (Savers), General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
  • CAROL MOORE (Hyundai Capital America), Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • MATTHEW MORRISON (DEKRA North America), General Counsel
  • STEPHANIE MOORE (Vistra Energy), Executive Vice President and General Counsel
  • JADE MURRAY (Snyder’s-Lance), Chief Counsel
  • CARLA NEWELL ( Inc.), Chief Legal Officer
  • RON PALMESE (Shake Shack), General Counsel
  • ANDREW PARKER (BioMérieux), General Counsel and Vice President, Human Resources
  • KENYA PIERRE (Arauco North America), Vice President and General Counsel
  • TARA PLIMPTON (GE Global Operations), Vice President and General Counsel, Global Operations
  • DYLAN RAMSEY (Vista Outdoor Inc.), General Counsel
  • CATHERINE ROSS (ALDO), Vice President and General Counsel
  • AMANDA RUSIN (Regis Corp.), Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
  • DAN SANDERS (Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel), Partner
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Officer
  • TODD SHELDON (PulteGroup), Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
  • R. SCOTT SLIFKA (LEGO Group), Vice President and General Counsel, Americas
  • JIM SNYDER (Americold), Chief Legal Officer
  • DAVID STAINBACK (PwC Forensics), Principal
  • RICHARD STRULSON (Interior Logic Group), General Counsel
  • PHYLLIS SUMNER (King & Spalding LLP), Partner
  • KATE WEIR (PwC Forensics), Director
  • CHIP WHEELOCK (Williams Industrial Services Group Inc.), General Counsel

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Topics For Discussion

  • Pointing The Way To Outstanding In-House Performance
  • Corporate Legal Operations: Running The Law Department More Like A Business
  • Corporate Governance & Board Management
  • Studying The GC’s Crisis Management Playbook: What To Do When The Worst Happens
  • Best Practices In Outside Counsel Management

Venue: InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

A four-minute walk from Buckhead metro station, this upscale hotel is one mile from the Atlanta History Center and seven miles from downtown Atlanta.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • “This was a fantastic opportunity to network with my counterparts at other companies while learning from them and understanding opportunities that I am able to implement at my company.”
    Timothy Daniel | Ceva Logistics
  • “Collaborative environment with great information sharing by a variety of GCs from different industries, backgrounds and companies.”
    Nasym Afsari | Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.
  • “The forum is a fantastic and fun way to network and keep current on relevant topics in the GC arena.”
    Jim Ballard | Landcare
  • “A top-notch networking conference for busy general counsels to share best practices.”
    Debbie Swartz | Access Group
  • “Very solid content and discussion; excellent panelists and networking.”
    Sean Gaffney | Encompass Home Health & Hospice
  • “Best practical forum for a GC. Make time for it; you won’t regret it!”
    Anna Alvarado | First Cash Financial Services
  • “It is a focused approach to current issues I deal with at my company.”
    Jim Edwards | Cubic Corporation
  • “Highly recommend this forum to others. Unique delivery—preferable to traditional CLE conferences. Very helpful staff!”
    Cindy Becker | Concerto Healthcare, Inc.
  • “Very collaborative and focused on current topics of interest.”
    Allyn McGinley | Morpho Detection
  • “Outstanding and informative, especially learning from networking.”
    Rick Heller | Legal Sea Foods, LLC