Friday, April 11, 2014

Law, History, and the Enslaved Family

Keynote Speaker:

Annette Gordon-Reed ’84, Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School; Professor of History at Harvard University


Corporate Governance Today: The Battle for the Soul of the Boardroom

Moderator:

Bob Clark ’72, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Austin Wakeman Scott Professor of Law

Panelists:

Preeta Bansal ’89, former Global General Counsel of Litigation & Regulatory Affairs at HSBC Holdings plc; Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School

Sam Caspersen ’99, Managing Director, Brock Capital

Isaac Corr ’89, Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Harvard Law School

Mark Gordon ’94, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Brad S. Karp ’84, Chairman, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison


Crimes and Misdemeanors: Contemporary Careers in Criminal Justice

Moderator:

Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. ’94, Director, Harvard Criminal Justice Institute; Clinical Professor of Law

Panelists:

Daniel Adams ’09, Associate, Latham & Watkins, LLP

Antonia M. Apps LL.M. ’94, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York

Loretta E. Lynch ’84, United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York


Current Challenges in Institutional Investing

Moderator:

Holger Spamann LL.M. ’01 S.J.D. ’09, Assistant Professor of Law

Panelists:

Nicole Arnaboldi ’84, Vice Chairman, Asset Management, Credit Suisse

Joseph (Jody) A. LaNasa III ’94, Managing Partner, Serengeti Asset Management

David Sorkin ’84, Member and General Counsel, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

Marc B. Wolpow ’84, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Audax Group


Choosing Public Service: Giving Voice to the Choice

Moderator:

Carol S. Steiker ’86, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law and Special Advisor for Public Service

Panelists:

Judge Lisa Foster ’84 (Ret.), Judicial Fellow, Senator Edward J. Markey

Naomi Koshi ’09, Mayor of Otsu, Japan

Susan D. Page ’89, United States Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan

Melvin F. Williams, Jr. ’89, Deputy General Counsel, United States Small Business Administration


Saturday, April 12, 2014

A Conversation with the Dean

Introduction:

Nicole Arnaboldi ’84, Vice Chairman, Asset Management, Credit Suisse

Speaker:

Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor


Constitutional Personae

Keynote Speaker:

Cass R. Sunstein ’78, Robert Walmsley University Professor


Creative Entrepreneurship: Intellectual Property and the Next Big Thing

Moderator:

Jonathan Zittrain ’95, Professor of Law; Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources; Faculty Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society; Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government

Panelists:

Steven Abt ’09, Co-Founder & CEO of Caskers, LLC

Dale Cendali ’84, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Yadin Kaufmann ’84, Founding Partner, Sadara Ventures

Dale LeFebvre ’99, Chairman 3.5.7.11 Investments

Scott Malkin ’83, Chairman of S D Malkin Properties and Value Retail PLC; Co-Chairman of Value Retail China

Frank A. Rodriguez ’89, Founder, Chairman, and CLO of Corporate Creations


International Human Rights: Perspectives from Practitioners

Moderators:

Tyler R. Giannini, Co-Director, Human Rights Program; Co-Director, International Human Rights Clinic; Clinical Professor

Susan H. Farbstein ’04, Director, International Human Rights Clinic; Assistant Clinical Professor

Panelists:

Rangita de Silva de Alwis LL.M. ’94 S.J.D. ’97, Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Maina Kiai LL.M. ’89, United Nations Special Rapporteur, Freedoms of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

Aminta Ossom ’09, Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice


Leadership in Law Firms: Innovating in Challenging Times

Moderator:

Scott Westfahl ’88, Professor of Practice and Faculty Director of HLS Executive Education

Panelists:

Brian A. Glasser ’94, Founding Partner, Bailey & Glasser, LLP

Christopher L. Mann ’89, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Michael Solow ’84, Co-Chairman and Managing Partner Kaye Scholer LLP