NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALM is pleased to announce the addition of Governor Chris Christie, 55th Governor of the State of New Jersey, author, and Senior Legal and Political Commentator for ABC News, to its slate of renowned legal speakers from across the political spectrum during the Legalweek(year) virtual series line-up. From February 2-4, 2021, 10,000+ legal professionals will gather online for Legalweek(year), the first in a series of five innovative virtual legal events that tackle the changing legal landscape and provide actionable insights to help legal leaders restructure, rebuild and reinvigorate today's law firms and legal departments. The Legalweek(year) virtual series serves as an anchor for the legal community during this unprecedented time.
Governor Christie's keynote session will be closing out the February series on Thursday, February 4th at 9:30 AM EST. Through the lens of a leader at the state and national level, Governor Christie will discuss the current political climate, the upcoming administration, and how to navigate the myriad of challenges that face America in 2021.
"ALM is excited to welcome Governor Christie to the Legalweek(year) keynote line up as he concludes the first virtual series program within this year's Legalweek(year) virtual experience. Governor Christie joins an impressive speaker lineup across five virtual series that are packed with top legal professionals from the most groundbreaking corporate legal departments, law firms and legal technology enterprises" said Mark Fried, Chief Financial Officer and President, Events at ALM Media.
Governor Christie joins Day One's keynote speaker Stacy Abrams, who will discuss her unique perspective of the current political landscape and what can be expected for the rest of 2021, as well as Day Two's keynote speaker, Joshua Walker, author of "On Legal AI" and co-founder of CodeX, who will discuss the future of legal services.
Also joining Governor Christie, Ms. Abrams, and Mr. Walker on the Legalweek(year) speaker faculty will be legal experts including:
Rajan Gupta, Head of Global Legal Technology, Facebook, Andrew Amoranto, Senior Paralegal Manager, Litigation, Twitter, Sara Lockman, Senior Director, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Walmart, Dennis Garcia, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft, John Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer, HaystackID, Vicki Peyton, Contracts Manager, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Vedika Mehera, Innovation Advisor, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Deborah Solmor, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, TCS Education System, Richard Robinson, Director of Legal Operations & Litigation Support, Toyota, Stephanie Lamoureaux, Legal Operations Lead, Square, Linda Johnson, Lead eDiscovery & Information Protection Manager, GSK, Allison Stanton, Director & Associate General Counsel, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Facebook, Toby Stinson, Manager, Law Data & Applications, Chevron, Susan Cone Kilgore, Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of the Army, Heather McClow, Legal Operations Manager, Lowe's Companies, Jennifer Hope Bernstein, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Dawson Horn, Associate General Counsel, AIG,Ameen Haddad, Assistant General Counsel, Technology, Intellectual Property & Cloud Computing, Oracle, Graham Rollins, Discovery Counsel, Capital One, Stacey Blaustein, Counsel, Corporate Litigation, IBM, Jenya Moshkovich, Assistant General Counsel, Genentech and many others.
ALM's Global Newsroom and ALM Intelligence analysts will also join the speaker line-up to offer attendees unique insights, driven by their deep engagement in the industry.
For more information, including the full agenda, speaker list and to register for the Legalweek(year) virtual series, please visit: http://legalweekshow.com/ or follow @Legalweekshow and engage with #Legalweek21 and #Legalweekyear for updates.
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