Recent CLP Events

African Development from the Outside: Lessons from the TRIPS Agreement and Intellectual Property Multilateralism

African Development from the Outside: Lessons from the TRIPS Agreement and Intellectual Property Multilateralism

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 201
Ruth Okediji

About Ruth L. Okediji: Ruth L. Okediji holds the William L. Prosser Professorship and a McKnight Presidential Professorship at the University of Minnesota Law School where she teaches contracts, international intellectual property (IP), copyright, and trademarks. She is one of the foremost authorities on TRIPS, developing countries and international intellectual property law and is widely […]

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Upgrading Justice

Upgrading Justice

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East
Richard Susskind

Watch the Presentation Here   This event is generously co-sponsored by the HLS Office of the Dean. Join us for a talk by Richard Susskind, author of The Future of the Professions and Tomorrow’s Lawyers where he’ll discuss today’s changing legal landscape and the ways in which we as lawyers can embrace change and upgrade […]

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The Attributes of Leadership: Establishing Your Style

The Attributes of Leadership: Establishing Your Style

Feb 7

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Jami Wintz McKeon

This talk is being generously co-sponsored by the HLS Office of Career Services About Jami Wintz McKeon: Chair of Morgan Lewis, Jami Wintz McKeon directs the firm’s strategic growth and its steadfast commitment to client service. In her practice, she counsels clients in high-stakes crisis litigation and investigations involving business disputes, fraud, class and mass […]

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When One Door Closes: Reflections from an Accidental General Counsel

When One Door Closes: Reflections from an Accidental General Counsel

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Dan Troy

  Dan is Senior Vice President & General Counsel and a member of the Corporate Executive Team. Dan joined GSK in September 2008 and is responsible for leading the company’s legal department in protecting GSK’s intellectual property; managing litigation; supporting Business Development transactions; and Business Compliance and Risk management. In 2012, Dan led the integration […]

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Book Talk – Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Book Talk – Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Monday, January 30, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West
Heidi Gardner

Watch the Presentation Here    Join Lecturer on Law and CLP Distinguished Fellow, Heidi K. Gardner, for a book talk on her newly released title: Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos This book combines over 10 years of law firm data and melds it with interviews to produce smart insights […]

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HLS Offices Closed for Winter Break

HLS Offices Closed for Winter Break

Jan 4

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Harvard Law School will be closed from Friday, December 23rd through Tuesday, January 3rd for our annual winter break, including the Center on the Legal Profession. 2016 was a great year for the Center and we look forward to an even more exciting and engaging 2017. Stay tuned for our Spring Speaker series events kicking […]

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The Rule of Law: Why It Matters to Society and the Legal Profession

The Rule of Law: Why It Matters to Society and the Legal Profession

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
12:00 - 1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall B015
Ian McDougall

Watch the Presentation Here   About Ian McDougall: Ian McDougall is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the LexisNexis, Legal & Professional division of RELX Group. Mr. McDougall joined LexisNexis in 2004 as Vice President and Legal Director for LexisNexis International (LNI), where he oversaw the legal function for the group, including Regulatory […]

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Reframing International Law and Development: Building Markets Through Legal and Regulatory Reform

Reframing International Law and Development: Building Markets Through Legal and Regulatory Reform

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
12:00 - 1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall B015
Katrin Kuhlmann

Watch the Presentation Here   About Katrin Kuhlmann: Katrin Kuhlmann is the President and Founder of the New Markets Lab, a non-profit organization established to pioneer an inclusive approach to economic legal and regulatory reform in developing markets.  She is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University […]

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Implementing the G20/OECD’S BEPS Standards in Developing Countries

Implementing the G20/OECD’S BEPS Standards in Developing Countries

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
12:00 - 1:00pm
Wasserstein 3007
Valerio Barbantini

Join Valerio Barbantini, Senior Advisor to the OECD, and HLS Senior Lecturer Stephen Shay for an informal discussion of the G20 and OECD’s efforts to encourage non-OECD countries to become members of the OECD Inclusive Framework so they can participate on an equal basis in international tax standard setting and implementation of BEPS. This represents […]

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Is the Legal Ethics Sky Falling? The Role of the Big 4 in the Global Legal Ecosystem

Is the Legal Ethics Sky Falling? The Role of the Big 4 in the Global Legal Ecosystem

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
12:00 - 1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall B015
David B. Wilkins

Watch the Presentation Here   In this presentation, Prof. David B. Wilkins will present new research on the Big 4 accounting firms and their increasing role in the global legal market and what this means for the practice of law more broadly. About David B. Wilkins: Professor Wilkins is the Vice Dean for Global Initiatives […]

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