Recent CLP Events

Lawyers and Innovation in the Indian Context

Saturday, February 10, 2018
3:45-4:45pm
Harvard Kennedy School
Prof. David B. Wilkins, Mohit Abraham, Jai Pathak, Arghya Sengupta, and Nupur Sharma

As part of the annual Harvard India Conference, celebrating it’s 15th anniversary this year, the Center on the Legal Profession and Prof. David Wilkins are pleased to announce that we will be involved in an exciting panel discussion on innovation in the Indian Legal profession and the lawyers who are driving that change. Following the […]

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Women’s Leadership Speaker Series

Monday, January 29, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
WCC 2009
Kim Koopersmith & Jami Wintz McKeon

The second event in HALB’s Women’s Leadership Speaker Series will feature Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair of Morgan Lewis. These two important leaders will be joining us for a fireside chat where they will discuss their respective paths to managing these two global law firms, […]

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The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Mumbai and Delhi, India
David B. Wilkins and Guests

The Center on the Legal Profession will host two major events in India to celebrate the publication of The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society (Cambridge University Press) in early December 2017. The book, which is the pinnacle of […]

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The Evolving Legal Landscape: A Conversation with Kim Koopersmith

The Evolving Legal Landscape: A Conversation with Kim Koopersmith

Dec 1

Friday, December 1, 2017
12:00 -1:00pm
WCC 1010
Kim Koopersmith

The Center on the Legal Profession, along with the Harvard Association for Law and Business and Akin Gump, will be hosting a conversation with Akin Gump’s Chairperson Kim Koopersmith and Prof. David Wilkins on “The Evolving Legal Landscape”. They will discuss how the practice of law has changed in recent years and their expectations for […]

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Driving Change in a Global Law Firm in an Era of Innovation and Disruption

Driving Change in a Global Law Firm in an Era of Innovation and Disruption

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
12:00 -1:00pm
Pound 201
Matthew Layton

Watch the Presentation Here   Join us for a stimulating conversation with Matthew Layton, the Managing Partner of Clifford Chance, as he discusses the development of Clifford Chance into a global firm, the forces shaping the legal market today, and how he and his firm have interpreted those forces into an innovative strategy to navigate […]

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Book Talk: The Futility of Law and Development – China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Book Talk: The Futility of Law and Development – China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Oct 3

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
12:00 -1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West
Jedidiah Kroncke

Join us for an exciting book talk with Prof. Jedidiah Kroncke for his work The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law. His book challenges the basic role of comparative law throughout US legal culture, from Congress to law schools. It rejects legal parochialism for a productive, critical practice […]

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Book Talk: The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Book Talk: The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Thursday, September 28, 2017
12:00 -1:00pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East
David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya Khanna, Tarun Khanna

Join us and the Harvard Law School Library for a book talk on the exciting new volume The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society where book editors Prof. David B. Wilkins and Vikramaditya Khanna will address the major themes […]

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After the JD: Research into Careers of Minority Lawyers

After the JD: Research into Careers of Minority Lawyers

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
12:00 -2:00pm
Pound Hall 201
Goodwin Liu and David B. Wilkins

Justice Goodwin Liu will join Prof. David B. Wilkins in this interactive panel event discussing their research into the careers of minority lawyers. Justice Liu will be presenting findings from his report “A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law” and Prof. Wilkins will be presenting findings from the recently released “Report on the State of […]

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2017-2018 Academic Year

2017-2018 Academic Year

Sep 1

Friday, September 1, 2017

With the 2016-2017 academic year behind us and another class of graduates moving on to pursue their legal careers, the Center on Legal Profession is turning preparing for a busy and exciting year 2017-2018 academic year. Check back soon for a full slate of events and updates.

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Book Launch – The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:00am - 11:30am
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Crown Office Row, London EC4Y 7HL
David B. Wilkins

Join us at a special event hosted by the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and RSG Consulting to discuss the changing nature of the Indian legal market and celebrate the release of the Center’s new book The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector […]

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