2018 City Bar Summer Series

This annual series focuses on three exciting practice areas where lawyers and law students can find opportunities in 2018.  Each program will consist of a one-hour presentation followed by small group discussions led by our panel members and other attorneys, giving you the unique opportunity to ask questions and gain significant insight into these exciting practice areas. View the Brochure.

This series is FREE to students and alumni of sponsoring law schools;
$15 for City Bar Members; $30 for Non-Members

Careers in Insurance Law

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Lawyers specializing in insurance law have an array of career choices that can encompass a variety of practice areas and industry settings.  The work of an insurance lawyer can include drafting insurance policies, reinsurance treaties and other transactional documents; managing compliance for insurance, securities, banking, retirement and other regulations; corporate advice; representing claimants or insurers either as trial lawyer or in-house supervisor; underwriting coverage or adjusting claims for complex lines of business like directors and officers or mergers and acquisition insurance; working for an insurer, for a large law firm or as solo practitioner, as a regulator, a broker or an agent.  Join us as lawyers from various practice areas and settings describe career options in the insurance industry and share their personal insights.

Careers in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Cybersecurity and data privacy have become an emerging career option.  Any organization, including governmental agencies, that require data to operate—in other words, just about any organization—requires expertise on cybersecurity and data privacy law. The program includes panelists who have built careers within the privacy and cybersecurity areas. Panelists will discuss how they got started in these areas as well as what they recommend as potential career paths law students and lawyers can take to enter this escalating practice area.

Careers in Litigation Management, eDiscovery & Information Governance

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

As documents move from the file cabinet to servers and mobile devices, the role of attorneys knowledgeable about e-discovery, data privacy and cybersecurity continues to expand and evolve.  Attorneys specializing in these areas are employed in law firms, corporate legal departments and even government positions.  These attorneys help to identify, preserve, collect, process, review and produce electronically stored information during the course of a litigation.  They also advise on data flows and security on specific projects and on a macro level.  Our panel of attorneys will discuss the key role they play in the litigation process including ensuring compliance with discovery rules, creating electronically stored information preservations policies, educating clients on e-discovery policies, using technology to facilitate discovery, drafting and communicating litigation hold procedures, and providing overall efficiency to the discovery process.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Albany Law
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia Law
New York Law School
Quinnipiac Law
Seton Hall