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(Lunch Lecture) The Role of Lawyers in Capital Markets 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) The Role of Lawyers in Capital Markets

February 25 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

To expand their growth and operations, companies frequently raise capital by issuing stocks, selling bonds, or by turning to private markets. Nathan Ajiashvili ’05 will describe the key role played by lawyers as they guide companies through complex regulatory matters overseeing the capital markets. Nathan Ajiashvili ’05, a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, represents […]

Building A Legal Career In Non-Profit Leadership And Advocacy 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Building A Legal Career In Non-Profit Leadership And Advocacy

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a networking program with NYLS alumni working at non-profit legal services organizations, public policy advocacy groups, and in a wide variety of social justice practice settings. Light snacks will be served.   Alumni Include: Melissa Accomando ’14, Staff Attorney, Education Advocacy Project, Brooklyn Defender Services Johanna Miller ’08, Director, Education Policy Center, […]

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(Impact Today) Transgender Rights In The Trump Era 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) Transgender Rights In The Trump Era

February 26 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. In October 2018, The New York Times reported on a leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo that limited the legal definition of “sex” to onethat would […]

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(Master Class) Blockchain Technology: How It Works And What Its Rise Means To The Legal Profession 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) Blockchain Technology: How It Works And What Its Rise Means To The Legal Profession

February 27 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Presenter: Melanie Girton Partner, Odell Girton Siegel LLC   Ms. Girton will discuss, in basic terms, the features of blockchains and distributed ledgers, the revolutionary technology best known for underpinning the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.   The program is free; pizza will be served. Date Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time 12:50 P.M.–1:50 P.M. Location W220 RSVP nyls.edu/BLI

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Critical Race Theory 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Critical Race Theory

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Racial Justice Project invites you to join us for a conversation with Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, on Critical Race Theory and its applicability globally, especially in South Africa. The discussion will be led by NYLS Professor Penelope Andrews, who recently completed her term as Dean of the University of […]

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Diversity in Tax Practice 12:30 pm - 01:50 pm

Diversity in Tax Practice

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Tax law is a diverse and thriving field. Meet outstanding tax lawyers and hear about their career paths. A panel of NYLS tax law alumni will be moderated by Administrative Law Judge Sandra Rodriguez-Diaz, New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal. SPEAKERS: Sharon L. Brown ’12 LL.M., Partner, Barclay Damon LLP; Adjunct Professor, Monroe College Chantel […]

(Master Class) The New Condo/Co-op Form Contract and More Practical Advice 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) The New Condo/Co-op Form Contract and More Practical Advice

February 28 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

PRESENTER Robert J. Smith ’83 Chair of Subcommittee on Condo and Coop Law, Law Office of Robert J. Smith   In this dynamic conversation, Smith will share his advice on effective networking, leadership on bar association committees, and answer your questions. Questions and comments for Smith will be collected in advance at realestate@nyls.edu.   Date […]

Practice Area Networking Forum with Alumni 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Practice Area Networking Forum with Alumni

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet NYLS alumni practicing in different fields and industries at midsized law firms. Students will have the opportunity to hear about their experience and get practical insight into a typical day’s work and the skills required for particular fields of law. Light refreshments will be served.   Alumni Include: Tommas Balducci ’13, Fenwick & West […]

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(Lunch Lecture) Bankruptcy Practice: A Primer 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Bankruptcy Practice: A Primer

March 5 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Every year, companies and individuals overburdened with large debts go through bankruptcy proceedings with their creditors to resolve any claims. Keith Martorana ’07 will give an overview of bankruptcy law, describe how debtors and creditors reach agreement on payment, and give advice on practicing in this dynamic area of law.   Keith Martorana ’07 is […]

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Through The Looking Glass: U.S. Tax Planning for Foreign-Owned Operations After Tax Reform 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Through The Looking Glass: U.S. Tax Planning for Foreign-Owned Operations After Tax Reform

March 6 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Which U.S. tax issues should be considered in establishing a business enterprise in the U.S. for foreign owners? The discussion will include the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect such investments, including the new 21 percent corporate tax rate; the revised limitation on interest deductions; and the base erosion and anti-abuse […]

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(Privacy Talks) Big Data Algorithms And Trust with Nizan Packin 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Privacy Talks) Big Data Algorithms And Trust with Nizan Packin

March 7 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Nizan Packin is an associate professor at the Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York, and affiliated faculty at Indiana University’s Program on Governance of the Internet & Cybersecurity. She researches issues relating to financial regulation, consumer protection, and innovative technologies. Before joining Zicklin, Nizan practiced law for six years at Skadden, Arps, […]

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160th CityLaw Breakfast Series 08:15 am - 09:30 am

160th CityLaw Breakfast Series

March 8 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am

The Center for New York City Law, Dean Anthony W. Crowell, and Professor Ross Sandler, Director Cordially invite you to the 160th CityLaw Breakfast Presenting Jeremy Travis Arnold Ventures; Former President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Speaking on Crime and Justice Trends: The New York City Story 1981–2018 Date Friday, March 8, 2019 Time […]

New York Asylum and Immigration Law Conference 08:30 am - 06:30 pm

New York Asylum and Immigration Law Conference

March 8 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

Join us for a training on the most critical aspects of asylum and immigration law.  2019 New York Asylum and Immigration Law Conference New York Law School’s Asylum Clinic has teamed up with the Federal Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section to offer a full-day presentation on International Women’s Day 2019. Choose from one of three […]

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No classes: Spring Break 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Spring Break

March 11 - March 15

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No classes: Spring Break 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Spring Break

March 11 - March 15

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No classes: Spring Break 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Spring Break

March 11 - March 15

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No classes: Spring Break 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Spring Break

March 11 - March 15

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No classes: Spring Break 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Spring Break

March 11 - March 15

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2019 July Bar Exam Kickoff 05:30 pm - 06:20 pm

2019 July Bar Exam Kickoff

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm

Dean Anthony W. Crowell invites all upper-level students (not only those graduating in June) to attend the 2019 Bar Exam Kickoff: an essential introduction to the Uniform Bar Examination and the preparation and requirements needed to pass. This program will help you plan and execute a successful bar exam strategy. SPEAKERS Dean Anthony Crowell Associate […]

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What U.S. Tax Reform Really Means For International Tax: One-Plus Years In 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

What U.S. Tax Reform Really Means For International Tax: One-Plus Years In

March 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added a host of new international tax provisions to the Internal Revenue Code. Is practice consistent with policy? How are new rules impacting taxpayers’ decisions? Hear from three tax practitioners how these new provisions are impacting taxpayers. Moderator: Professor Alan I. Appel ’76, Distinguished Practitioner; Professor of Law; Director, […]

(Master Class) Lessons From A Legal Tech Entrepreneur 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) Lessons From A Legal Tech Entrepreneur

March 19 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

PRESENTER: Brian Schrader ’98 President, Business Intelligence Associates, Inc.   Brian Schrader ’98 has over 20 years of experience in information management, computer technology, and the law, and he has been a pioneer in computer forensics and eDiscovery. In 2002, Brian combined his experience in business and technology to launch Business Intelligence Associates, Inc.—recognized today […]

(The James F. Henry Speaker Series) LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace 05:30 pm - 06:50 pm

(The James F. Henry Speaker Series) LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:50 pm

Workplace rights of the LGBTQ community are in flux. Whether in private sector offices or public military service, it is difficult to identify and enforce—much less predict—how members of this community are protected, and how their productivity can be ensured. This panel will offer an overview of this complex state of affairs, guide dispute resolution […]

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(Lunch Lecture) Big Law Versus The Big Four 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Big Law Versus The Big Four

March 20 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

The Big Four accounting firms in the U.S. cannot practice law, yet they recruit and employ thousands of lawyers who provide advice on tax and estate planning, and also regulatory compliance, among other areas. Michael Kliegman will discuss the work of lawyers in accounting firms, some rules overseeing them, and whether these firms compete with […]

(Impact Today) National Emergency or Manufactured Crisis? 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) National Emergency or Manufactured Crisis?

March 20 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. Join us for a hot topic discussion with Professors Lenni Benson and Claire R. Thomas ’11 on the ramifications of the National Emergency, the humanitarian crisis at the […]

NETIZENS Film Screening 05:30 pm - 08:30 pm

NETIZENS Film Screening

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Innovation Center for Law and Technology for a special screening of NETIZENS, a feature documentary. NETIZENS exposes the proliferation of cyber harassment faced by women, spreading from the web to the most intimate corners of their lives. As the internet becomes the next frontier of civil rights, this feature documentary follows three women […]

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Graduation Portraits 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Graduation Portraits

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Office of Marketing and Communications is offering the chance to sit for a formal graduation portrait—separate from the photo that will be taken at Commencement immediately after you receive your diploma. WHEN AND WHERE Tuesday, January 22: 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Fifth Floor Cafeteria Wednesday, January 23: 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Fifth Floor Cafeteria Thursday, March […]

(Privacy Talks) Hot Topics in Health Care Privacy with Kirk J. Nahra 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Privacy Talks) Hot Topics in Health Care Privacy with Kirk J. Nahra

March 21 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Kirk J. Nahra is a partner with WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in privacy and information security counseling, transaction support and related enforcement and litigation, as well as a variety of health care and compliance issues. He is co-chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice. Nahra received his law degree from Harvard Law […]

(Impact Thursdays) Amazon Postmortem: A Discussion on Grassroots Organizing, Law, and Policy 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

(Impact Thursdays) Amazon Postmortem: A Discussion on Grassroots Organizing, Law, and Policy

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join lawyers, law students, and other advocates who are working for social justice in the New York City area for Impact Thursdays—a series of early evening discussions hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law at New York Law School. Speakers: Arun Venugopal, Reporter, WNYC (moderator); Lena Afridi, Director of Economic Development Policy, Association […]

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The 43rd Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition: Final Round 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

The 43rd Annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition: Final Round

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FINAL ROUND JUDGES: Rosetta Ellis Principal Counsel, ESPN Alan Serrins ’74 Founder and Managing Partner, Serrins & Associates LLP Honorable Faviola Soto ’78 Judge, New York State Court of Claims George Wentworth Senior Counsel, National Employment Law Project Date Sunday, March 24, 2019 Time 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Location Auditorium QUESTIONS? Contact the Moot Court Association […]

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(Breakfast Forum Series) Is a New Power Structure in NYC Real Estate Development and Land Use Coming With the 2019 Charter Revision? 08:00 am - 09:30 am

(Breakfast Forum Series) Is a New Power Structure in NYC Real Estate Development and Land Use Coming With the 2019 Charter Revision?

March 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

MODERATOR Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP DISTINGUISHED PANELISTS: Basha Gerhards Vice President of Policy and Planning, Real Estate Board of New York David G. Greenfield CEO, Met Council Miriam Harris Executive Vice President, Trinity Place Holdings Catherine McVay Hughes Former Chair, Manhattan Community Board 1 Carl Weisbrod Senior Advisor, […]

Office of Clinical and Experiential Learning Open House 04:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Office of Clinical and Experiential Learning Open House

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

OFFICE OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPEN HOUSE LEARN ABOUT: • clinics • externships • field placement and seminar courses • simulation courses • upper-level writing electives • competition teams • coordinated course programs • academic centers Date Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Time 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Location Events Center (W202) Refreshments will be served. Questions? […]

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(Master Class) Cybercrime, Privacy, and Sexuality with Anthony Metzer of Goldsmith Chambers, London 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Master Class) Cybercrime, Privacy, and Sexuality with Anthony Metzer of Goldsmith Chambers, London

March 27 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers, is a highly regarded silk known for a forensically-detailed approach to practice. He specializes in crime; claimant civil actions against the police; immigration and inquests. Metzer was recently appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge for England and Wales. Chaired by Ruti G. Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of […]

(Impact Today) The Future of Roe v. Wade 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) The Future of Roe v. Wade

March 27 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. For 20 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to […]

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Donors and Scholars Celebration 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Donors and Scholars Celebration

March 28

This special reception celebrates the deserving student recipients of life-changing scholarships and fellowships and the generous alumni and friends who make these opportunities possible. This event is invitation only.  Date Thursday, March 28, 2019 Location New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NY 10013 Questions? Contact Alex Manges in Institutional Advancement at alexandra.manges@nyls.edu or 212-431-2145.

(Lunch Lecture) Anti-Money Laundering Laws 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Anti-Money Laundering Laws

March 28 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Nations implement and enforce anti-money laundering (AML) regulations to stop illegally earned proceeds from passing through the financial system. Karen R. King and Anand Sithian will give an overview of money laundering, describe domestic AML regulations, and discuss their work helping global financial institutions comply with AML legal requirements and regulatory expectations. Karen R. King and […]

(Impact Today) PEN America v. Trump 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) PEN America v. Trump

March 28 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. PEN AMERICA V. TRUMP: JOURNALISTS AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT Last October, PEN America filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to stop President Trump from using the machinery […]

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