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Thursday, October 18, 2012

HLSA Recent Graduates Council In House Network


The Opportunities, Rewards and Challenges of Pro Bono Work for In House Attorneys

  Thursday, October 18, 2012
6:00 pm

Join the Harvard Law School In House Counsel Network for a discussion of the opportunities, rewards and challenges of pro bono work for in house attorneys.  Panelists will discuss topics such as finding pro bono choices that are right for you, overcoming common challenges that prevent in house attorneys from becoming involved and building and growing a pro bono program at your company.  You’ll leave convinced that pro bono isn’t just for law firm attorneys and inspired to build a rewarding pro bono practice for yourself and others in your department.  Hewlett Packard will sponsor a reception after the panel discussion.

Thursday, October 18 – HP's Corporate Headquarters, Palo Alto


  • Andrea Fitanides, Supervising Attorney of the Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco (VLSP)’s Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) and the VLSP Pro Bono Manager. 
  • Bruce Ives, Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel at Hewlett-Packard
  • Emily Su-lan Reber Porter, General Counsel and Vice President of Customer and Professional Operations at Pearl.com LLC
  • Todd Murtha, Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Wize Commerce, Inc.
This event is organized by the Harvard Law School Association Recent Graduates Council and is open to all HLS alumni.  Space is limited, so if you plan to attend, please click here to RSVP We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012

6:00 PM - Registration
6:15 PM - Panel Discussion
7:30 PM - Networking Mixer
Cost: FREE (includes reception, networking, and presentation)

Location: Hewlett Packard, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304 - Please go to the visitor's entrance on arrival. 

Event Contact: If you have questions about the event, please contact T.J. Duane '02 at tjduane@gmail.com.

The HLSA Recent Graduates Council fosters professional networking, business collaboration and social engagement among graduates of Harvard Law School. For more information about the Recent Graduates Council, please contact T.J. Duane at tjduane@gmail.com. The Recent Graduates Council administers over a dozen Shared/Professional Interest Networks and more information about these networks can be found at HLSA.org. All HLS alumni are also encouraged to join the HL Alumni LinkedIn Group.

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When: Thursday, 10/18/12 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm | iCal
Location   HP
3000 Hanover Streer
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Gabriel Buigas , Hewlett-Packard
Piret Loone , Franklin Templeton Investments
Shirley Li , Goodwin Procter LLP
Jyoti Uppuluri , Baker Botts LLP
Winthrop THIES , scholar
Aparna Bawa , Inphi Corporation
Mason Sacks , Mason J. Sacks Prof. Law Corp
Mason Sacks , Mason J. Sacks Prof. Law Corp
Adam Jenkins , WL Ross & Co. LLC
Scott Marmer , Theranos, Inc.
Pamela Dreizen , Hewlett-Packard Company
Charlotte Kim , Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Jason Rabbitt-Tomita , Skadden
Boris Yankilovich , Morrison Foerster
Vera Ranieri , Greenberg Traurig
Kristina Markovitch , NYLS
Jamienne Studley , Public Advocates Inc.
Emre Ertan , Stanford GSB
Bowen Pan , Stanford GSB
Jessica Tipton , Visa
mike michelson , HLSA
Alanna Buchanan , WilmerHale
Ray Wong , Duane Morris LLP
Gail Su , Hewlett-Packard
Anthony Lopez , New York Law School
Nicole Lipman , Major Lindsey & Africa
Kevin Lesinski , Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Elissa Sheehan , New York Law School
Christopher Hultman , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Cesar Alvarez , HP
Kurt Bjorklund , GE Capital, Americas
Adam Kinon , Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
harvey spear , McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter
Dorothy DeWitt Carmel , Dorothy DeWitt Carmel
Zing Bai , Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
allison parent , barclays
... a total of 36 guests.
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