ACC Diversity and Career Advancement Committees Program Sponsored by
"Being Out and In-House: Perspectives of LGBT In-House Counsel" A Panel Presentation & Reception
Thursday, June 19, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Networking lunch and registration open at 5:30 PM.
Program begins at 6PM
Office of Perkins Coie LLP
Four Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California
The panel will discuss career development issues related to being a LGBT attorney within the legal department and the corporation. What is the state of the market in Silicon Valley? Are the numbers of LGBT Attorneys in senior in-house positions growing? The panelists consist of gay, lesbian and transgender lawyers who provide legal support to a variety of different companies from a variety of companies on issues associated with career development. The panel will discuss unique career related issues faced by out lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) lawyers in corporate legal departments.
The panel will be followed by a reception and a raffle of some fabulous gifts. Must be present to win.
Erica Worthington, Patent Counsel, Qualcomm
Tom Murray, Associate General Counsel, Monster, Inc.
Travis Wise, Senior Tax Counsel, Google Inc.
Ross Allen, Counsel, Align Technology, Inc.
Adam Cohn, Managing Counsel, Smithline PC (formerly Legal Services Director, Cisco Systems, Inc.)
- Grace Kao, Senior Counsel, Google, Inc.
- Bob Major, Founding Partner, Major, Lindsay & Africa (Moderator)
MCLE Credit: 1.0 Hour Elimination of Bias