Continuing Legal Education

Sponsored by Center for Real Estate Studies

The Institute for In-House Counsel – Conference 2014


Tuesday, April 8, 2014 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m.


New York Law School
185 West Broadway (Corner of Leonard Street)
New York, NY 10013


To register, please click here or call 212.431.2135
*Fees: $100 for general registration. $75 for NYLS alumni registration. $50 for public interest & government registration. $0 for current NYLS students and faculty.
Includes 4.0 CLE Credits (3.0 in Areas of Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics), continental breakfast and networking reception.







Continental Breakfast & Networking

Keynote Presentation: A Conversation with Richard K. DeScherer
Richard K. DeScherer
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Bloomberg, L.P.
Moderated by Anthony W. Crowell, Dean and President, New York Law School

Panel: The Outside Counsel Relationship: Strategies for Success
Raymond A. Bragar
Partner, Bragar, Eagel & Squire, PC
Neil H. Kessner
Executive Vice President; General Counsel, SL Green Realty Corp.

Joseph Giamboi
General Counsel, The Zucker Organization – Manhattan Skyline Management Corp.
Noah Shapiro
Partner, Haynes and Boone LLP
Moderator: Andrew R. Berman, Professor of Law, New York Law School

Panel: Hot Topics in Leasing
Ronald T. Lo Russo
President, New York Tri-State Region, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Danielle Medaglia
Senior Counsel, Louis Vuitton North America, Inc.

David M. Ruddick
Executive Director, Leasing, Westfield Group, LLC
Justin A. Xenitelis
General Counsel, Thor Equities LLC

Moderator: Joshua Stein, Principal, Joshua Stein PLLC

Panel: Building a Successful Compliance Department
Robin Meister
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Patrick Nicholson
Chief Compliance Officer, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services LLC
Eric Ross
Chief Compliance Officer, Avenue Capital Group
Moderator: Jeffrey J. Haas, Professor of Law, New York Law School

Ethics Briefing for In-House Counsel
Rebecca Roiphe
Professor of Law, New York Law School

Networking Reception




New York Law School: Accredited CLE Provider in the State of New York

*CLE financial aid assistance is available. Applications for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit

New York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York.

NYLS Policy for CLE Tuition Assistance

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