Developing and Advancing the In-House and Outside Counsel Relationship

Baker Hostetler & DBA Young Lawyers

09/27/2012 01:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.


Warwick Hotel
1776 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203

Speaking Engagement

Prominent chief legal officers of major corporations and institutions share their experiences in a candid panel discussion that will cover topics ranging from meeting the corporate client and developing a working relationship to identifying the clients’ goals and obtaining successful results for your client. These chief legal officers, along with experienced outside corporate counsel, provide practice tips that every outside and in-house counsel can benefit from. This is a must attend program for all counsel who have or would like to have corporate clients.

Topics Include:

  • What chief legal officers look for when hiring outside counsel
  • How you can learn the business, culture, language, and objective of a corporate or institutional client
  • Best practices for networking with in-house counsel
  • How to grow the client relationship when working with in-house counsel
  • Best practices for advancing your career


  • Michael-Bryant Hicks
    Assistant General Counsel, DaVita Inc.
  • Tara L. Dunn
    Associate, Morrison Foerster; former Director and Senior Vice President of Great Divide Brewing Company
  • Shane Harvey
    Director of Legal Affairs, Xanterra Parks & Resorts
  • Eric L. Hilty
    Chief Legal Officer, National MS Society; President of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Colorado
  • Richard Levin
    Counsel, Baker Hostetler; former General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary to the board of directors of EquiLend
  • Kevin G. MacCary
    Vice President & General Counsel , United Launch Alliance, L.L.C.
  • D. Rico Munn
    Partner, Baker Hostetler, former Cabinet member and advisor to Governor Bill Ritter
  • William J. Munn
    General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Nelnet, Inc.
  • Patrick T. O’Rourke
    Vice-President, University Counsel & Secretary to the Board of Regents, University of Colorado
  • Rhonda J. Parish
    Chief Legal, People and Risk Officer & Corporate Secretary, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Cynthia Ryan
    Vice President & General Counsel, Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company
  • John M. Ryan
    Chief Legal Officer, Level 3 Communications, LLC

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