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General Counsel Forum

The Biltmore Miami, Coral Gables, FL

November 13–15, 2022


The role of today’s General Counsel bears but a faint resemblance to the role of the past.

The General Counsel is a dominant figure within any sophisticated company. While managing risk remains within their mandate, the modern GC must help lead the way in building the business.

Advisory Board:

  • Sabeena Ahmed Liconte Bank of China International Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer
  • Vaishali Bhatia The HollyFrontier Companies Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • LaTanya Langley BIC Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Carlos Lopez The Vitamin Shoppe Vice President, General Counsel
  • Holly Saigo Kimball Midwest Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
  • Jared Sine Match Group Inc. Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
  • Rishi Varma Hewlett Packard Enterprise General Counsel

Topics for discussion include:

  • Foundations of Good Communication: Establishing Your Outside Counsel Billing Guidelines
  • Rapid Ransomware Response: Developing Comprehensive Plans to Address Cyberattacks, Mitigate Risk, and Maintain Brand Reputation
  • Protecting Innovation Through Strong Peer Networks: How Are General Counsel Dealing With the Growing Patent Troll Issue?
  • Process Optimization: Reducing Time Spent on Inefficiencies to Alleviate Budget Strain
  • 3 Steps General Counsel Can Take Today to Promote Inclusivity
  • Risk Management Toolbox: Avoiding Costly Errors by Establishing Fastidious Compliance Programs
  • Maximizing the Law Department’s ROI: Identifying the Role of the GC in Executing ESG Initiatives
  • Identifying the Best Use of Technology to Support Your Growing Legal Department
  • Privacy and Security: Maintaining Compliance in an Ever-Changing Environment
  • ESG Reporting: Creating a Document that Meets Your Stakeholders’ and Organization’s Needs
  • Labor and Employment Considerations for a Remote and/or Multi-Jurisdictional Workforce
  • Practical Problem Solving: Decoding Common M&A Due Diligence Challenges
  • Developing and Fostering a Culture of Psychological Safety in Your Legal Department
  • Town Hall: Effective Strategies for Retaining Top Legal Talent in 2022
  • Loyal to a Fault?: Ethical Concerns When Navigating Investigations as In-House Counsel
  • The Future of US Regulation: State AG and Federal Priorities for 2023

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Critical Voices, Exceptional Dialogue

Hear from and interact with some of the most influential voices in this space.

J. Paul Allen

General Counsel

Fischer Homes

Matthew Atlas

Shashank Bijapur

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer


Michelle Clatfelter

Chief Legal Officer

Springfield Clinic

David Chameli

Vice President, General Counsel

Heritage-Crystal Clean

Jill Dinerman

General Counsel, Global Head of Legal

Barings LLC

Stuart Douglass

Vice President, North America Corporate Sales


Cain Eilliot

Head Legal Futurist


Raanon Gal


Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Sandy Grimm

Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Southeastern Grocers, LLC

Jason Groves

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Medifast, Inc

George Hefferan

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

DWF Mindcrest

Matthew Hemmert

General CounselGeneral Counsel / Privacy Officer


Matt Hinton

Partner, Crisis and Security Consulting

Control Risks

Ty Howard



Emily Kent

Partner, Investigations and Forensics Services


David Klein

Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel


Daniel Lantry

Vice President, Legal Affairs, North America

Sonova US Corporate Services LLC

Joshua Lee

Corporate Legal Affairs Manager (GC)

Hankook Tire

Luis Machado

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

TopBuild Corp

Jerry Levine

Chief Evangelist and General Counsel


Eleanor Lightbody



Anna Lueje

Acting General Counsel & Secretary

The Aerospace Company

Tricia Martinez

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Greyhound Lines, Inc.

Frank Massabki

General Counsel

Bang Energy

Jennifer McIver

Director of Strategy, U.S.


Karen Moor

Director of ELM Sales


David Morris

General Counsel

Vivid Seats

Nolan O’Connor

Director of Corporate


Tim Parilla

Chief Legal Officer


Alex Pearson

General Counsel


Erick Rabin

General Counsel

BILT Rewards

Dylan Ramsey

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Vista Outdoor Inc.

Jayne Rothman

Chief Legal Officer

Integrity Marketing Group LLC

Steve Salzer

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Office and General Counsel


Ken Seddon

Chief Executive Officer

LOT Network, Inc.

Rob Spencer

General Counsel

Henniges Automotive

Catherine Spicer

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Tailored Brands

Stephen Ucci

General Counsel

Hypertherm Inc.

Adam Walker

Corporate General Counsel

Edible Arrangements, LLC.

Krishna Walker

General Counsel


Adam Wolfe

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

United Wholesale Mortgage, LLC

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