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Join the HLS Democrats for a lunch conversation with Newton Mayor and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Setti Warren. Conversation will focus on the importance of state and local politics for protecting progressive interests. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
HALB Presents: Deborah Majoras, Chief Legal Officer of P&G and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chair under Bush
HALB and HLS Republicans present Deborah Majoras, Chief Legal Officer of Procter & Gamble (P&G), former chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the DOJ’s Antitrust Division.
After earning her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, Deborah Majoras clerked in the Federal District Court in D.C. and was a partner at Jones Day doing antitrust work. In 2001, Ms. Majoras was appointed the Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the…More event details »
“With the election of Donald J. Trump, many people on both the left and right feared that America’s 240-year-old grand experiment in democracy was coming to an end, and that Sinclair Lewis’ satirical novel, It Can’t Happen Here, written during the dark days of the 1930s, could finally be coming true. Is the democratic freedom that the United States symbolizes really secure? Can authoritarianism happen in America? Acclaimed legal scholar, Harvard Professor, and New York Times bestselling author Cass…More event details »
Professor Michael Stein is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability. An internationally acclaimed expert on disability law and policy, Stein participated in the drafting of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, works with disabled persons organizations around the world, actively consults with international governments on their disability laws and policies, and advises a number of United Nations bodies. He will discuss disability rights in the US and around…More event details »
In the last decade, we have seen significant progress in promoting and protecting the rights of LGBT persons globally. In contrast, there has also been a rise in religions and institutionalised homophobia. Similarly, in South East Asia, LGBT groups rallied for their human rights, aiming to advocate for the inclusion of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in the regional (ASEAN) human rights mechanisms. However, South East Asia remains relatively unnoticed in the global LGBT movement and little attention…More event details »
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Have the international tribunals set up over the last 25 years had any positive effect? If there should be accountability for Presidents and other high-ranking officials, what kind of mechanisms are most realistic? A panel discussion with Nick Koumjian, an International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), Sarah Leah Whitson, the Executive Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division at Human Rights Watch, and Alex Whiting, Professor of Practice at…More event details »
Jan Schlichtmann went up against W.R. Grace and Company for contaminating the water supply of the Woburn, Massachusetts community. His fight was turned into a novel and then movie, titled A Civil Action. John Travolta played him in the movie adaptation. Jan encounters many difficulties in going up against these gigantic companies and his story is great insight into how hard it is to conduct environmental litigation.More event details »
Join HALB and Proskauer for a panel discussion on transactional law – from private equity deals to restructuring and fund work. Discussion will cover the ins and outs of Proskauer’s various transactional practices, how to determine a practice group focus and how to rise to the top of your profession.
Proskauer Partners Lauren Boglivi (New York, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions), Pippa Bond (Los Angeles, Capital Markets) and Sarah Cherry (Boston, Private Investment Funds) will join the panel,…More event details »
Join Kristen Day, Executive Director of Democrats for Life of America, for a discussion of pro life issues from a Democratic perspective. Sponsored by Harvard Law Students for Life. Shake Shack will be served.More event details »
Join Professor Susannah Barton Tobin and the WLA to learn more about pursuing a career in academia! Professor Tobin will provide an overview of the job market in this field and discuss the path to becoming a law professor, including alternative and non-traditional paths. She will also discuss how students can use their time at HLS to prepare themselves for this career and answer several questions from students. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Because juvenile courts hear cases in closed sessions, it is difficult for individuals to fully understand the work and impact these courts have on child welfare and juvenile justice. This lunch talk will unveil the efforts of juvenile courts in Massachusetts to protect children, as well as the initiatives spearheaded by the Boston Juvenile Court to further strengthen the system and its procedures. Come join Judge Joseph Johnston to hear about the crucial work of juvenile courts and why you…More event details »
Katie Biber Chen, General Counsel at Thumbtack, joins the Federalist Society to discuss the future of automation and how the law should adapt to meet innovation. Chick-fil-a will be served.More event details »
Please join HALB for a conversation with Adam Rosenberg (HLS ’93), Managing Director and Global Head of Gaming and Leisure, at Fortress Investment Group. Adam will discuss his path from HLS to big law and then into finance. Lunch will be served.More event details »
BBQ will be served, Starbucks gift cards will be distributed to attendees.
Join the West Coast Club for a lunch talk with a Kirkland & Ellis partner to learn about what private equity is, how it is different from general M&A, and how to succeed in the industry.
BBQ will be served, Starbucks gift cards will be distributed to attendees.More event details »
The Future of the Affordable Care Act Following the Elimination of the Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Michael Frakes is a Professor of Law at Duke Law School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is generally interested in empirical research in the areas of health law and innovation policy. He will discuss the future of the ACA now that the CSRs have been eliminated. This event is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and the Center for Health Law &…More event details »
Join us as we host a panel of experienced corporate lawyers from top law firms discuss how to make the most of your law school experience, summers, and more!More event details »
Legal technology is rapidly transforming the practice of law. Get ahead of this transformation by learning about the current trends and future possibilities of legal tech from two attorneys who helped Google grow from formation to Fortune 500 public company. Miriam Rivera, Google’s second attorney ever hired and the current managing partner of Ulu Ventures, one of Silicon Valley’s most diverse portfolios, will also discuss the unique opportunities this transformation presents for female attorneys. Georgetown Cupcakes will be served.More event details »
“Real Leaders Negotiate! – Gaining, Using, and Keeping the Power to Lead Through Negotiation;” a Book Talk with Jeswald Salacuse
“Real Leaders Negotiate!” examines the central role of negotiation in gaining, exercising, and retaining leadership within organizations, large and small, public and private. Contrary to conventional wisdom that leaders command to achieve their goals, this book argues that to lead is to negotiate. Drawing on cases from government, business, and international relations, as well as his own wide ranging experience as a leader of various organizations over four decades, the author instructs readers on the ways to use negotiation to…More event details »
Please join Rochael Adranly, GC of IDEO, to discuss her role as a general counsel of the world’s most innovative company and her approach to human-centric lawyering. IDEO is a global design and innovation consultancy firm whose clients include Procter & Gamble, Pepsi, Microsoft , Nokia , Intel, Eli Lilly, Samsung , and Steelcase. Non-pizza lunch will be served.More event details »
Over the past 20 years, innovation has been a key buzzword in China, and the role of venture capital in innovation and the growth of Chinese economy has become increasingly important. This talk will focus on the rise of innovation in China, the venture capital industry in China, risks and challenges of investing in China, innovation and investment trends, and where we are heading. The speakers, Mr. James Lin and Ms. Nisa Leung, have over 20 years of deal making…More event details »
Please join Harvard Association for Law & Business in welcoming Tom Lauria, Global Head of Restructuring at White & Case.More event details »
When should legal rules guide the decisions of major artistic institutions or the “tagmarks” of fortune 500 companies? Should ethical “norms” prevent a major museum from selling works in order to cover operating costs if other sources of funds have been exhausted? When and how should major companies be able to direct and restrict speech on social media?
Join professors Brian L. Frye and Alexandra Roberts as they discuss the legal rules that museums and major companies are forced to…More event details »
Join ACS, HLS Dems, Harvard Health Law Society, and HLS Urbanists on March 22nd at 12PM in WCC B010 for a conversation on the local judiciary’s response to the opioid crisis. This will be the second event in our series on the Opioid Crisis and the Law.
The speaker will be Dudley District Court Judge Timothy Bibaud. After serving as an ADA in Worcester County for 20 years, the Honorable Judge Bibaud was appointed as the First Justice of the…More event details »
Chuck Rosenberg will share his experiences working as chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General, counsellor to the Director of the FBI, and U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Coffee and sweet treats will be served.More event details »
Join us to hear about the unique challenges facing homeless shelters for women. Panelists will be Professor Stephan Rixen (University of Bayreuth, Germany), Ms. Malika MacDonald (Director, ICNA Relief), and Ms. Eva Martin-Blythe (Executive Director, Cambridge YWCA). The discussion will be moderated by Izzy Macquarrie (HLS ’19). Co-sponsored with Lambda and Harvard European Law Association (HELA). Lunch will be provided.More event details »
Ukraine’s banking sector has undergone a major transformation since 2014. More than half of all banks were sent into liquidation due to insolvency, while Privatbank, the country’s largest lender, was nationalized. Three years ago, Ukraine’s banking sector served mainly as a funding vehicle for oligarchs and it’s only now that it’s starting to operate as a classic financial intermediary. The National Bank of Ukraine drove all these changes against the backdrop of weak institutional and legal environment with numerous threats…More event details »
Learn more about public interest careers in health law from three attorneys.More event details »
Every year, the Program on Negotiation welcomes a group of doctoral students as Graduate Research Fellows. Our Fellows spend a year at PON researching and writing about current topics in the fields of negotiation and mediation, with the goal of publishing their work after their time at PON.
This lunch provides an opportunity for two of this year’s Graduate Research Fellows to share their research findings with the negotiation community. Join us for fascinating, informal talks, followed by a rich…More event details »
Human trafficking is an evil practiced from Boston to Bangkok, but its prevalence and perniciousness seem largely to have escaped public notice until recent years, certain noble efforts notwithstanding. The Abigail Adams Institute and Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy are pleased to host Assistant Attorney General Beth Williams to address this pressing issue from the perspective of the Office of Legal Policy, which she leads. Following her remarks, an expert panel will propose various approaches to combatting human…More event details »
Despite the groundbreaking achievements of the #MeToo movement, the fact is that too many women are still unheard. An intersectional approach to feminism necessarily leads to questions about what the #MeToo movement means for women from the Global South. It is clear that African American women, women in Latin-America, Africa, Asia, or the Middle East, have experienced the #MeToo phenomenon very differently. To understand the magnitude of this experience, we must take into account their points of view. The…More event details »
Lunch talk with Diego Piacentini ( Italian Government Commissioner for the Digital Agenda and Amazon Senior Vice president)More event details »
Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings, George H. Gadbois, Jr., edited and introduced by Vikram Raghavan and Vasujith Ram (Oxford Univ. Press 2018). Book Talk Panelists include: Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs Mitra Sharafi, Associate Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin School of Law Vasujith Ram, LLM student, Harvard Law School
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Harvard Law school Project on Disability Lunchtime Talk Public Suspicion of Faking Disability: An Experimental Approach delivered by Doron Dorfman, Haifa University Co-president, Stanford Program in Law and SocietyMore event details »
Richard Rothstein will discuss his widely acclaimed account of the history of racial housing segregation, documenting the central role of various levels of government.More event details »
a yearlong series of information sessions highlighting various aspects of law teaching
Giving a Successful Job Talk
Andrew Manuel Crespo, Assistant Professor of Law
Monday, March 26, 2018
WCC 2009, Harvard Law School
Co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Program.
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Breakthroughs in biotechnology have enabled companies to bring lab-grown meat to market without involving any animals. What are the scientific, regulatory, and business barriers of this new technology? What promises does it hold?
This event will feature Nicole Negowetti of the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic, Alison Rabschnuk of the Good Food Institute, and Marie Gibbons of Harvard Medical School.More event details »
Please join the HLS Alumni Center for the third event in this year’s Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series.
Domingo Garcia, Senior Vice President and Chief Tax Officer at Aon, will join us to discuss his experience leading the company’s global tax team, which encompasses state, local, federal, and international tax compliance and planning. Aon plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, reinsurance, retirement, and health solutions. Garcia joined Aon from Nike, where he…More event details »