RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Review will explore the emerging trends in the field of corporate law during its annual symposium at the law school on Friday, Oct. 18. Divided into three sections, the symposium will examine the expanding role of technology in the practice of law and the impact of such expansion on the role of corporate counsel.
The symposium, which is slated to begin at 8 a.m., will also serve as a continuing legal education event for attending participants. There is no cost to attend, and online registration is available at the following link: http://law.campbell.edu/lawreview/registration.cfm.
The symposium will address a wide variety of topics, including legal informatics and trends in the application of empirical analysis in the legal profession, as well as the practical applications of these theories for legal practitioners. The symposium will also provide participants with the opportunity to explore the products and services employed by law firms and legal departments, as well as the entrepreneurs that develop them.
A complete list of participating presents, speakers, and practitioners is listed below:
* John Boswell, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, SAS
* Larry Bridgesmith, Chief Relationship Officer, ERM Legal Solutions, Of Counsel, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
* Owen Byrd, Chief Evangelist and General Counsel, Lex Machina
* Joseph Doherty, Director, Empirical Research Group and Adjunct Faculty, UCLA School of Law
* Theodore Eisenberg, Henry Allen Mark Professor of Law, Adjunct Professor of Statistical Sciences, Cornell University
* Elizabeth H. Johnson, Poyner Spruill LLP
* John O’Tuel, Senior Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
* Dr. Michael Rappa, Executive Director, NC State University Institute for Advanced Analytics
* Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein, Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School
* Rob Tiller, VP and Assistant General Counsel
* Christopher Zorn, Professor of Law and Political Science, Penn State University
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