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Jenner & Block Partners Ross B. Bricker and Lorelie S. Masters will participate in a Counsel to Counsel Forum entitled “Staying Out of the Spotlight: Best Practices for Protecting the Company, Directors and Officers, and Yourself,” to be held April 24, 2007 at the Harvard Club in New York City.
The Forum will address, among other things, directors’ duty of good faith, D&O insurance and indemnifications, the expanding role of general counsel, and strategies for effectively managing board communications, meeting and training. In addition, they will highlight some of the latest hot-button issues in corporate governance, including backdating, executive compensation, investigations and disclosures.
Mr. Bricker, Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Executive and Strategy Committee, has had a broad-based litigation and business counseling practice, focusing on the efficient resolution of complex business disputes through proper risk assessment, counseling, negotiation, alternate dispute resolution, and trial.
Ms. Masters, a member of the Firm’s Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice, has written extensively on the issue of directors’ liability insurance and also frequently speaks on the topic.
For more information, please click here to view the Forum’s website.