Legal Newswire Service – – Panel Discussions to Focus on Social Media, Controlling Legal Costs, Maximizing Legal Spending Impact and Litigation Information Management

NEW YORK (September 27, 2010) – Corporate Counsel will host its first Virtual Corporate Counsel Forum, featuring a full day of free Webcasts and CLE-accredited seminars with inhouse counsel and legal industry experts on September 30. The event’s virtual exhibit hall, offering presentations and demonstrations from leading industry vendors, will also be available to attendees from their desktops. For a complete conference agenda and to register, visit

The Virtual Corporate Counsel Forum provides powerful online educational and networking opportunities for inhouse counsel and showcases the latest hardware, software, tools and services for the legal industry. The fully interactive virtual environment enables inhouse counsel to attend presentations and panel discussions, talk with vendors, view product demonstrations, collect information and network with colleagues.

The educational program for September includes seven interactive sessions with panels composed of corporate counsel, litigators, law firm technology experts, litigation technology specialists and leading industry consultants. The program topics include:

· “Social Media: Privacy & Security” (CLE Eligible)

· “Effective Information Management Improves Corporate Litigation Readiness ” (CLE eligible)

· “The Real Rate Report: Understanding the True Drivers of Legal Costs” (CLE Eligible)

· “Management, Measurement and More – Best Practices for Maximizing Your Legal Spend”

· “Selecting the Right Fee Arrangement” (CLE Eligible)

· “Social Media Policies: Crafting a Uniform Policy Across your Organization and Enforcing It” (CLE Eligible)

· “Driving Risk Out of the eDiscovery Process” (CLE Eligible)

Speakers and panelists will include:

Mary Clark. vice president of law, LexisNexis
Jake Frazier, managing director, Huron Consulting Group
Charles R. Macedo, Partner, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein; Author, “The Corporate Insider’s Guide to US Patent Practice,” published by Oxford University Press
Craig Raeburn, vice president of product management, CT TyMetrix
Patrick Ryan, director of administration, City of Chicago Department of Law
Robin Sangston, vice president, legal affairs and chief compliance officer, Cox Communications, Inc.
William F. Savarino, partner, Cohen Mohr LLP
Ursala Talley, vice president, marketing, StoredIQ
Keith Zoellner, Chief Technology Officer, StoredIQ

Conference attendees are eligible for up to 6 CLE Credits (NY, CA, IL, and FL only.) For a conference agenda, exhibitor list and other details, visit For additional information, or to register, please contact customer service at (212) 457-7905, e-mail or visit the website. Show information is also available through LinkedIn and Twitter.

The Virtual Corporate Counsel Forum is presented by Corporate Counsel in conjunction with ALM Conferences and Trade Shows, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. Other ALM events include LegalTech and LegalTech West Coast, ALM Legal Conferences, Insight Information Conferences and the RealShare Conference series.

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