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2014 Annual Meeting


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Program, "Avoiding Discovery And Trial Practice Disasters--Tales From The Bench And Trenches". Panel, Judge Clifton Newman (South Carolina Business Court), Judge Audrey J. S. Carrion (Business Court Representative and Baltimore Business and Technology Court), Daniel R. Formeller (Chair, Trial Practice Subcommittee and Program Chair), Paul Masinter (Moderator; Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC), William D. Johnston (Section Vice Chair, Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor LLP), and Arnold A. Pinkston (Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Allergan). Not pictured, Michaela Sozio (Program Materials Coordinator, Vice Chair, Trial Practice Subcommittee). Pictured attendee, Bret Cohen (outgoing editor of the Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation).


Richard Pound, Committee Dinner keynote speaker.


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Committee Leaders, L-R, Stuart Riback (Vice Chair), Pat Clendenen (Chair), Bill Johnston (former Chair and current Section Vice Chair), Melanie Damian (Vice Chair), and Heidi Staudenmaier (Vice Chair).


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Committee Dinner at Joe's Seafood. L-R, Sean Z. Kramer (Sponsor Gerchen Keller Capital, LLC), Melanie Damian (Committee Vice Chair), Patrick Clendenen (Committee Chair), Dixie Johnson (Section Chair), William Johnston (Committee Vice Chair).


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Meeting.


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Public Service Project sponsored by Business and Corporate Litigation, Pro Bono, and Young Lawyer Committees. Volunteer program in cooperation with Junior Achievement offering career advice to middle and high school students.


2014 Annual Meeting (Chicago). Section Luncheon, Recognition of Diversity Clerks serving in 2014. Standing, L-R, Daniel P. Knudsen, Amanda Reasoner, Samantha Hsieh, Alton Bradley, Dayna Thomas, Waleed Ahmed, and Jeffrey Dorough-Lewis. Not pictured, Anita Alexander, Kwesi Atta-Krah.

2014 Spring Meeting


Antitrust Law Committee Dinner. Harvey Saferstein, Judge Alex Kozinski, Angel Wang, Patrick Clendenen, Dick Pound, and Program Speakers.


Panel: Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes. L-R, Judge Elizabeth Stong (Bankruptcy EDNY), Lee Applebaum (Judges Initiative Committee), Judge Audrey Carrion (Baltimore Circuit Court Business & Technology Case Management Program), Richard Chernick (JAMS), Melanie Damian (Vice-Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee), Judge Stephen Schuster and Merrick "Rick" Gross (Co-Chairs Judges Initiative Committee).


Program, "Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes," co-sponsored by the Judges Initiative Committee and the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee.


Program, "Tips From The Trial Bench," sponsored by the Trial Practice Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee. Roundtable discussions with trial judges and practitioners. Judge Audrey Carrion of Maryland's Business & Technology Case Management Program, and Dan Formeller, Co-Chair of the Trial Practice Sub-Committee, table facilitator.


Los Angeles skyline.


Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Dinner, Grammy Museum, Los Angeles.


Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Dinner, Grammy Museum Rooftop, Los Angeles.


Melanie Damian (Vice-Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee) and Bret Cohen (Editor, Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation).


Program, "Tips From The Trial Bench," sponsored by the Trial Practice Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee. Roundtable discussions with trial judges and practitioners. Judge Mark Denton, Las Vegas Business Court, and Peter Walsh, Former Chair of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee.


Judge Gail Andler, Orange County California Superior Court, Complex Litigation Program (Co-Chair, Trial Practice Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee).


Stefanie Moon (Chair of the Woman Business Advocates Subcommittee), and Woman Business Advocates Practitioner Honoree Audra Golding (Partner, Fragomen, DelRey, Bersen & Loewy, LLP).


Judge Consuelo B. Marshall receives award from Business and Corporate Litigation Committee, with Committee Member Judge Gail Andler (Orange County Superior Court, Complex Litigation Program).


Patrick Clendenen (Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee), and Stefanie Moon (Chair of the Woman Business Advocates Subcommittee).


Program, "Tips From The Trial Bench," sponsored by the Trial Practice Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee. Roundtable discussions with trial judges and practitioners. Judge Joseph Iannazzone of the Gwinnett County Georgia Business Court, Peter F. Valori (Chair, Business Torts Sub-Committee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee).


Judge Consuelo B. Marshall receives award from ABA Business and Corporate Litigation Committee at the Grammy Museum.


Patrick Clendenen (Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee), Judge Consuelo B. Marshall (Business and Corporate Litigation Committee award recipient), and Melanie Damian (Vice-Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee).

2013 Annual Meeting


Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals graciously hosts an educational tour of the James R. Browning Courthouse for members of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and the Judges Initiative during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting.


Members of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and Judges Initiative held a joint dinner at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting.


Incoming Committee Chair, Patrick Clendenen, thanking the outgoing Committee Chair, William Johnston, for his service to and leadership of the Committee.


Incoming Committee Chair, Patrick Clendenen, presenting the outgoing Committee Chair, William Johnston, with tokens of appreciation for his leadership of the Committee.


Incoming Committee Chair, Patrick Clendenen, presenting the outgoing Committee Chair, William Johnston, with tokens of appreciation for his leadership of the Committee.


From Left to Right: Committee leaders Stuart Riback, Melanie Emmons Damien, William Johnston, Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier, and Patrick Clendenen.


From Left to Right: Former Committee Chairs Peter Walsh, William Johnston, and Mitchell Bach, and Incoming Chair Patrick Clendenen.


Lauren Woodland (Business Torts Subcommittee), Judge Alex Kozinski, and Patrick Clendenen (Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee).

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