20th Anniversary · 1999 - 2019

Colloquium

January 30, 2006

Inaugural Colloquium. Mark Campisano ‘80, Partner and General Tax Counsel, McKinsey & Company, “Form Over Substance in International Tax Planning.”

February 13, 2006

Charles Nathan ‘65, Partner and Global Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Latham & Watkins, “Beverly Enterprises Case Study: Paradigm for Hedge fund Value Creation or Shareholder Disaster in the Making.”

February 20, 2006
Winter Lecture

Paul Mahoney ‘84, Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law and Albert C. BeVier Research Professor, University of Virginia School of Law, “Did the SEC Improve Corporate Disclosure? Evidence from the 1930s.”

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February 24, 2006

Victoria Cundiff ‘80, Partner and Chair, Partnership Evaluation Committee, Paul Hastings, “Emerging Intellectual Property Issues in the Financial Services Community.”

February 27, 2006

John C. Coates, Professor, Harvard Law School, “An Empirical Reassessment of MBO Bids: Techniques, Outcomes and Delaware Corporate Law.”

March 6, 2006

Michael E. Levine ‘65, Distinguished Research Scholar, NYU School of Law, ret. senior airline executive, and former Dean, Yale SOM, “International Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances.”

March 27, 2006

Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, “Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control.”

March 31, 2006

James A. Geraghty ‘80, Senior Vice President, Genzyme, “Value Based Transactions.”

April 10, 2006

Stewart Kagan ‘85 and Rosa Testani ‘88, Partners, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, “Leveraged Finance in M&A Transactions.”

April 14, 2006

Martín W. Korman ‘89, Partner, Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

April 17, 2006

Robert Todd Lang ‘47, Senior Partner, Weil, Gotshal, & Manges LLP, “Indecent Exposure Revisited.”

April 24, 2006
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Oliver Hart, Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics, Harvard University, “Partial Contracts.”

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April 24, 2006

The Hon. William Chandler LL.M. ‘79, Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, “In Re the Walt Disney Company Derivative Litigation and Unisuper Ltd. v. News Corp.”

May 1, 2006

Peter Ezersky ‘85, Managing Principal, Quadrangle Group LLC.

February 5, 2007

John Hueston ‘91, Former Lead Prosecutor of the Enron Task Force and Partner, Irell & Manella LLP, “Behind the Scenes of the Enron Investigation and Trial: Creating the Conviction Moments from the Rubble of Corporate Governance Failure.”

February 12, 2007

Herbert S. Wander ‘60, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Co-Chair SEC Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies, “Reflections on the SEC Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies.”

February 19, 2007
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Bengt Holmstrom, Paul A. Samuelson Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Corporate Governance in Context.”

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February 26, 2007

Marshall S. Huebner ‘93, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell, “Bankruptcy Makes Strange Bedfellows: The Termination of Delta’s Pilot Pension Plan.”

March 5, 2007

Eric S. Robinson ‘83, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Mitchell Presser ‘89, Managing Director, Fox Paine, LLC, “The Increasing Role of Private Equity in the M&A Environment.”

March 12, 2007

Alan U. Schwartz ‘56, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, “The Other Side of The Practice.” 

March 26, 2007

David M. Crowe ‘80, President, Rockfish Realty LLC and ret. Managing Director, Lehman Brothers, “International Tax Arbitrage.”

April 2, 2007

Eric Beckman ‘94, Partner/Managing Director in the Private Debt Group, Ares Management LLC, “Introduction to Leveraged Finance.”

April 9, 2007

George J. Schutzer ‘80, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP, “Use of Public Policy Advocacy to Protect and Expand Use of a Business Product: The Story of College Savings Bank and the CollegeSure® CD.” 

April 16, 2007

Boris Feldman ‘80, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, “The Derivative Lawsuit Scandal: How to Fix a Broken System.”

April 23, 2007
Winter Lecture

Daniel Fischel, Professor of Law & Business, Northwestern University School of Law, “Markets and Scandals: Enron and Beyond.”

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April 30, 2007

Paul T. Friedman ‘80, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, “The Perfect Payday: Current Regulatory and Legal Issues Surrounding Stock Option Backdating Investigations.”

May 7, 2007

Siri S. Marshall ‘74, Senior Vice-President, General Counsel & Secretary, General Mills, “Corporate Ethics: What, Why and How.”

January 28, 2008

David Machlowitz ‘77, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Medco Health Solutions, Inc., “Standing In Front Of The Bulls Eye: The Corporate Counsel In A Corporate Crisis.”

February 4, 2008

The Hon. Myron Steele, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware, “Delaware, North Dakota, and Federalism.”

February 11, 2008

Michael R. Eisenson ‘81, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC, “An Insider’s Perspective on Private Equity Investing.” 

February 18, 2008

Patricia Geoghegan ‘74, Partner and Head, Employee Benefits Practice, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, “Stock Option Backdating: Why The Wall Street Journal won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and how the IRC Section 409A Changes to the Taxation of Executive Compensation Got Tax Lawyers Involved in the Aftermath.”

February 25, 2008

Randall K.C. Kau ‘74, Founding Managing Member and Managing Director, XE Capital Management, LLC, “The Winding Path from Tax Law to Hedge Fund Land.”

March 3, 2008

Eleazer Klein ‘91, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, “Current Issues in Private Placements: A Case Study.”

March 10, 2008

Paul Grossman ‘64, Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, “Imaginative Responses to Real World Litigation Problems.”

March 24, 2008

Gandolfo V. DiBlasi ‘78, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Certified Public Scapegoat: Enron, Arthur Andersen & David Duncan.” 

April 7, 2008

William H. McDavid ‘72, ret. General Counsel, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., “Enron: The Aftermath.”

April 14, 2008

Gary J. Wolfe ‘75, Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP, “Golden Ocean–Taking Supertankers from Junk Bonds to Restructuring to Bankruptcy to (Someone Else’s) Profit, and Fighting Every Step of the Way.”

April 21, 2008
Winter Lecture

Reinier Kraakman ‘79, Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, “Exit, Voice, and Liability: Legal Dimensions of Organizational Structure.” 

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April 29, 2008
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Raghuram G. Rajan, Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, “Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States.” 

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May 5, 2008

Kris F. Heinzelman ‘76, Partner and Head, Corporate Department, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, “Private Equity Firms that Don’t Want to do Deals: How Defaulting on your Mortgage Turned the Private Equity Industry Upside Down.”

 
February 2, 2009

Sherron Watkins, Sherron Watkins and Company, former Vice President and whistleblower, Enron Corporation, “Whistleblowers: should they be embraced or banished as troublemakers?”

February 9, 2009

Ben W. Heineman, Jr. ’71, former General Counsel, General Electric and Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, “On the Frontlines of Corporate Governance.” 

February 16, 2009
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and the David G. Booth Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, “The Future of Securities Regulation.” 

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February 23, 2009

Richard Levin ’75, Partner, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, “Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC: Some Bankruptcy Issues.” 

March 2, 2009
Winter Lecture

Steven N. Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, “Are U.S. CEOs Overpaid?”

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March 23, 2009

Gina Raimondo ’98, General Partner, Point Judith Capital, “The Venture Capital Process: Financing the Growth of an Early-Stage Company.” 

March 30, 2009

Joseph Ravitch ’88, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co., “Capitalizing Value in Sports and Entertainment.” 

April 6, 2009

Roger Aaron ’68, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, “Inside the Board Room – Counsel’s Advice and Directors’ Actions.”

April 13, 2009

Michael Chepiga ’79, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Joseph Polizzotto, General Counsel, DeutscheBank North Americas, and Martha Solinger, General Counsel, Lehman Estate, “The Implosion of the Financial Services Industry and What It’s Done to Lawyers.”

April 20, 2009

Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. ’87, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Navigating Safely Through the Bet-the-Company Corporate Crisis: Some Lessons.” 

May 4, 2009

Arthur Fleischer, Jr. ’58, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, “Fiduciary Duty of Directors in the Acquisition Context.” 

January 31, 2011

Henry Hu ‘79, Allan Shivers Chair, University of Texas Law School and Inaugural Director, Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, “The SEC and Innovation.”

February 7, 2011

Craig B. Brod ‘80, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, “Nortel: Case Study of an Evolutionary and Interdisciplinary Client Relationship.”

February 14, 2011
Winter Lecture

Kenneth S. Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University Economics Department, “Sovereign Bankruptcy: Is This Time Different?”

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February 21, 2011

Mitchell S. Presser ‘89, Partner, Paine & Partners, LLC, “Investing to Feed a Growing Population.”

February 28, 2011

Steven A. Rosenblum ‘82, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, “The Saga of Ceridian.”

March 7, 2011

Frank R. Jimenez ‘91, Vice President and General Counsel, ITT Corporation, “A Sin, a Win and a Spin: A Corporate Tale in Three Parts – Or, How a Corporation Pleaded Guilty to a Felony, Won a Shareholder Derivative Action and Spun Off the Business.”

March 21, 2011

Josh L. Abramowitz ’97, Chairman and Manager, Deep Creek Capital LLC and Brett F. Cohen ’97, Founder and General Partner, JGB Capital, “Distressed Investing – Collins & Aikman as a Case Study.”

March 28, 2011

David Parker ‘73, Partner, Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen, “Legal Arbitrage – Unlocking Value and Practical Aspects of Hedge Fund Litigation.” 

April 4, 2011

George T. Conway ‘87, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, “Extraterritoriality in American Business Regulation.”

April 11, 2011
Occasional Lecture

Troy A. Paredes ‘96, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, “Dodd-Frank and the Future of Financial Regulation.” 

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April 18, 2011

The Hon. Leo E. Strine, Jr.Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, “Reflections on Delaware Jurisprudence.”

April 25, 2011

Gregory J. Fleming ‘88, President and CEO of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, President, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, “Providing Value in Asset Bubbles.”

January 23, 2012

Amy Schulman ‘89, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, President and General Manager, Nutrition, Pfizer Inc., “The Evolving M&A Landscape and the Role of General Counsel.”

January 30, 2012

Thomas H. Bell ‘83, Partner, Corporate Department, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, “Private Equity vs. Hedge Funds: What Is Different and Why?” 

February 6, 2012

Jonathan A. Knee ‘88, Senior Managing Director, Evercore Partners, “The Investment Banker as ‘Trusted Advisor’: Obstacles and Aspirations.” 

February 13, 2012

David M. Zornow ‘80, Partner and Global Head, Litigation/Controversy practices and head, NY White Collar Crime Group, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, “A Tough Pill To Swallow: Attempting to Criminalize Channel Stuffing in US v. Schiff/ The Defense Perspective.”

February 20, 2012

Benjamin F. Stapleton III ‘69, Senior Counsel and member, Mergers and Acquisitions Group, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “The Acquisition by British Petroleum of Amoco.”

February 27, 2012
Winter Lecture

Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics and Professor of Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT, “Regression to the Max: The Use and Abuse of Financial Theory in Legal Disputes and Regulation.”

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March 5, 2012

James R. Doty ‘69, Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, “Auditor Regulation and Corporate Governance and Practice: PCAOB Concept Releases and Proposals on Auditor Reporting, Independence and Communications.”

March 19, 2012

David Nimmer ‘80, Of Counsel, Irell & Manella LLP and Professor from Practice, UCLA School of Law, “Orphans in Alexandria.”

March 26, 2012
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

H. Rodgin Cohen, Partner and Senior Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “The Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response.”

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April 9, 2012

James C. Vardell III ‘80, Partner, Corporate Department, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, “Introduction to Syndicated Bank Financings.” 

April 16, 2012

John M. Townsend ‘71, Partner and Co-Chair, Arbitration & ADR Group, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, “Baiting the Russian Bear – How The RosInvestCo Arbitration Established That The Taxes That Destroyed Yukos Were A Sham.”

April 23, 2012

Mark D. Cahn ‘86, General Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, “The SEC’s New Whistleblower Authority.”

January 27, 2014

Robert C. Baker ‘59, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, National Realty & Development Corp., “A Case Study in the Development of the Target North Haven Shopping Center: Never Forget the Perils of Personal Guarantees, Excessive Leverage, Short-Term Debt and Cross-Collateralization.”

February 3, 2014

Michèle O. Penzer ‘93, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, “Creating a Capital Structure and Intercreditor Basics.” 

February 17, 2014

Gregory R. Miller ’93, Managing Director, Greenhill & Co., “Gannett Acquires Belo: Discussion of a ‘Transformational’ Transaction.”

February 24, 2014

Shawn J. Chen ‘95, Global Co-General Counsel for Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement/Legal, HSBC Holdings PLC, “The New Normal: Managing Cross-Border Investigations and Enforcement Proceedings.”

March 3, 2014

Carlos E. Méndez-Peñate ’76, Shareholder and Co-Chair, Latin America & the Caribbean Practice, Akerman Senterfitt LLP, “The Cross Border Practice of Law in Latin America and Other Emerging Markets.”  

March 10, 2014

The Hon. Jack B. Jacobs, Delaware Supreme Court, “A Brief Slog Through the Marshland of Shareholder Ratification.”

March 24, 2014

Leslie N. Silverman ‘73, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, “Enterprise Restructuring: The What, Why and How of Business Spin-offs.”   

March 31, 2014

Mark Wiedman ’96, Managing Director and Member, Global Executive and Operating Committees, BlackRock, Inc. and Global Head, Ishares, “Entrepreneurship, Big and Small.”

April 7, 2014
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Andrew W. Lo, Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor, Professor of Finance and Director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT Sloan School of Management, “Big Data, Big Brother, and Financial Regulation.”

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April 14, 2014

James W. Giddens ‘66, Chair, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Liquidation Trustee, Lehman Brothers, Inc. and MF Global, Inc., “Navigating Cross-Border Insolvencies Post-Lehman and MF Global.” 

April 21, 2014

David Dull ‘82, Business Advisor and Corporate Director, and James R. Asperger, Partner and Co-Chair, White Collar and Corporate Investigations Group, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, “Stock Option Backdating and the Broadcom Saga.”

April 28, 2014

Lesley Friedman Rosenthal, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Lincoln Center, “Governing Nonprofits: A Case Study at Lincoln Center.”

February 16, 2015

Charles J. Ditkoff ‘86, Counsel, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, “The LBO of HCA: Practical Applications of a Supervised Analytic Writing.” 

February 23, 2015
Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Lecture

Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics, Harvard University, “Against Against Prediction: How Machine Learning Can Improve the Legal System.” 

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March 2, 2015

Alvaro Barriga, General Counsel, Corp Group; Lynn K. Neuner ‘92, Partner, and David Williams, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, “The CorpBanca Deal: Fighting Off Challenges in New York and Santiago to a Chilean Bank Merger.” 

March 9, 2015

Steven Lofchie ‘89, Partner and Co-Chair, Financial Services Group, and Tom Baldwin, Chief Information Officer, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, “Looking Three Years Forward.”

March 23, 2015

The Hon. Donald F. Parsons, Jr.Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, “Two Current, Important, But Unrelated, Topics in Delaware Law: (1) Alternative Entities and (2) Activist Shareholders.”  

March 30, 2015

Donald J. Toumey ‘81, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Representing Financial Institutions During and After the Financial Crisis.”

April 6, 2015

John A. Levin ‘63, Chief Executive Officer, Levin Capital Strategies, LP, “Issues in Fair Disclosure and Shareholder Activism.”

April 16, 2015

Kimberley D. Harris ‘96, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBCUniversal, “ABC v. Aereo: Legal and Regulatory Challenges Facing the TV Business in a Digital Age.”

April 20, 2015

Andrew J. Ceresney ‘96, Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Enforcement, “The SEC’s Enforcement of Insider Trading Law: Opportunities and Challenges.”

April 23, 2015
Winter Lecture

Jeremy Stein, Moise Y. Safra Professor of Economics, Harvard University, “The Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and its Financial Stability Objectives.”

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April 27, 2015

Linda C. Goldstein ‘85, Partner and Co-Leader, White Collar and Securities Litigation Practice, Dechert LLP, “How to Litigate a Corporate Governance Dispute: A Case Study.”

April 28, 2015
Gregg Engles ‘82, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The WhiteWave Foods Company, “Law and Entrepreneurship: The Evolution of a Business Strategy.”
 
October 19, 2015

Martin W. Korman ‘89, Partner, and Ben Hance ‘02, Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, “Start-Ups: Building Them and Selling Them: Part One.” 

Co-sponsored with the Yale Law & Business Society.

October 21, 2015

Martin W. Korman ‘89, Partner, and Ben Hance ‘02, Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, “Start-Ups: Building Them and Selling Them: Part Two.” 

Co-sponsored with the Yale Law & Business Society

October 27, 2015

Alisa F. Levin, Co-principal, Greene-Levin-Snyder LLC, Legal Search Group, “Big Law Today: Myths & Realities—Insights from a Veteran Recruiter.” 

Co-sponsored with the Career Development Office and the Yale Law & Business Society.

October 27, 2015

“Big Law Today: Myths & Realities—Insights from a Veteran Recruiter,” Alisa F. Levin (link is external), Co-principal, Greene-Levin-Synder LLC, Legal Search Group.

Co-sponsored with the Career Development Office and the Yale Law and Business Society.

February 4, 2016

Alfred Rankin, Jr. ’66, Chairman, President and CEO of NACCO Industries, “Corporate Governance from a Fiduciary, Ownership and CEO Perspective.” 

Co-sponsored with the Career Development Office and the Yale Law & Business Society
February 17, 2016

Eleazer Klein ‘91, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Steven A. Rosenblum ‘82, Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz, and moderator Roberta Romano ‘80, YLS Sterling Professor of Law and Center Director, “Shareholder Activism: For Better or Worse?”

Co-sponsored with the Yale Law & Business Society

March 3, 2016

Rosa A. Testani ‘88, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, “Managing Your Law Firm Career as a Corporate Attorney: Lessons Learned After Leaving YLS.”   

Co-sponsored with the Career Development Office, Yale Law Women, and the Yale Law & Business Society 

April 6, 2016

Josh Targoff ‘96, Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Third Point LLC, “Tales from the Activism Front: A Conversation with Josh Targoff.” 

Co-sponsored with the Career Development Office and the Yale Law & Business Society 

September 21, 2016

Brenda E. Rosen, President and CEO and Carrie Bloss, Vice President of Leasing and Quality Assurance, Breaking Ground, Intersecting Law with Supportive Housing: Acquisition to Eviction Prevention.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

November 16, 2016

Kimberley D. Harris `96, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBCUniversal​, “A Conversation with Kimberley D. Harris.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business SocietyYale Law Women, Yale Black Law Students Association, and Career Development Office.

February 8, 2017

Ronald E. Creamer, Jr. ‘91 (J.D./M.P.P.M), Partner, Head of the Tax Group and Leader of M&A Tax Practice, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Right and Wrong in Tax Law - Inversions as a Test Case.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

February 21, 2017

Gabriel D. Rosenberg ‘09, Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, “The Future of Financial Regulatory Reform under the Trump Administration.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society. 

March 8, 2017

Michael Held, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, “Reforming Culture and Conduct in the Financial Services Industry: How Can Lawyers Help?” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

April 6, 2017

Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. ‘87, Partner, Litigation Group, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, “Navigating the Volkswagen Emissions Crisis: From Start to Landmark Settlement in Record Time.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society.

April 20, 2017

Vivek Ramaswamy ‘13, CEO, Roivant Sciences, Inc., “Reimagining Biopharma:  A Conversation with Vivek Ramaswamy.” Co-sponsored with Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, Yale Law & Business Society, and Career Development Office.

September 20, 2017

Tracey L. McNeil, Ombudsman, Securities and Exchange Commission, “The Importance of Investor Protection.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society, Yale Black Law Students Association, and Career Development Office.

October 25, 2017

Fred P. Phillips IV ‘90, Chief Executive Officer, Innovative Card Systems, and Majid Dawood, Chief Executive Officer, Yasaar Limited, “Islamic Finance: Historical Roots and Contemporary Applications.”  Co-sponsored with Abdallah S. Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization.

October 31, 2017

Jack “Rusty” O’Kelley III ‘92, Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates, “Preparing for an Activist Investor Before There is One: A Conversation with Rusty O’Kelley.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society, Yale Black Law Students Association, and Career Development Office.

November 9, 2017
Daniel Simon ‘14 (J.D./M.B.A.), Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Bread Finance, Starting a Start-Up in a Regulated Space: One FinTech’s Narrative.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.
February 7, 2018

Andre G. Bouchard, Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, “A Conversation with Delaware Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

February 21, 2018

Alisa F. Levin, Co-principal, Greene-Levin-Snyder LLC, Legal Search Group, “Big Law Today: Myths & Realities - Insights from a Veteran Recruiter.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

February 28, 2018

Jon Steitz ‘07, Partner and Head of the Digital Payments Group, Financial Services Practice, McKinsey & Company, “Transforming Advice: What’s Digital Got to Do With It?” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

March 29, 2018

David Richter ’92, Global Head of Business & Corporate Development, Uber, “The Future of Ridesharing.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

April 19, 2018

Joanna Calne Hendon ‘91, Partner, Spears & Imes LLP, “Why I Love Practicing Law: From Paul Weiss, the DOJ and Merrill Lynch to Boutique White Collar Defense.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society, Yale Law Women, and Career Development Office.

September 5, 2018

Janet Langford Carrig ‘83, Senior Vice President Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, ConocoPhillips, “Changes in Corporate Governance: A Conversation with Janet Langford Carrig.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Yale Law Women.

October 3, 2018

Tom Teles, Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Philip Bowman ‘01, Partner, Cooley LLP, “Asset Management and the Law: A Conversation with Thomas D. Teles and Philip Bowman ‘01.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

September 11, 2019

David Richter ‘92, Chief Business Officer, Lime, “The Road Less Traveled by Yale Law Grads.”  Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

September 19, 2019

Joanna Calne Hendon ‘91, Partner, Spears & Imes LLP, “Protecting Lawyer-Client Privilege in a High Profile Case.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society, Yale Law Women, and Career Development Office. 

October 16, 2019

Todd A. Maron, former General Counsel, Tesla, “From Divorce Lawyer to the General Counsel of Tesla: Anything is Possible.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

October 23, 2019

Mark Campisano ‘80, Vice President, Tax, Pacific Life Insurance Company, “Influencing Legislation: Life Insurance as a Case Study.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

November 14, 2019

Michael Held, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, “A Conversation with Michael Held.” Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

February 5, 2020

Umar Farooq ‘00, Managing Director, Head of Digital Treasury Services and Head of Blockchain, Corporate & Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.

February 13, 2020

Michèle O. Penzer ‘93, Managing Partner, New York Office, Latham & Watkins LLP. Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society, Yale Law Women, and Career Development Office. 

April 2, 2020

Osamu Watanabe ‘85, General Counsel, Moelis & Company. Co-sponsored with Yale Law & Business Society and Career Development Office.