On November 14, 2019, Grace Pyun moderated a panel discussion sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, Antitrust Section entitled “Women in Antitrust: Career Perspectives in Cartel and Criminal Practice” where Rebecca Meiklejohn, Trial Attorney at the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Dina Hoffer, Counsel at Hughs Hubbard & Reed, and Alicia Alvelo, Regulatory Counsel at Uber discussed the role of diversity and implicit bias in their Antitrust practices.  Grace is the Vice-Chair of the NYSBA Antitrust Section’s Cartel and Criminal Practice subcommittee.

On December 12, 2017, DOCB’s Beth McCrohan, along with Sheila M. Murphy, Senior VP and Associate GC at MetLife, will participate in a webinar sponsored by the Defense Research Institute’s Law Practice Management Committee. Beth and Sheila will be addressing how small and mid-sized law firms can market their services more successfully, including how to obtain, retain, and expand their client relationships.

The Firm was well represented at the Annual National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms “NAMWOLF” Conference in Hollywood, California on September 16-19, 2015. Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Jodie L. Ousley, Aimee L. Creed and Nada Peters attended, with Jodie Ousley and Aimee Creed serving as Panel Speakers. The NAMWOLF Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo is a three-day conference providing opportunities for corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies to meet with the Nation’s top minority and women owned law firms in a relaxed networking environment. For more information, go to: www.namwolf.org

Jodie L. Ousley was a Panel Speaker on “Law & Order – Special Investigative Unit” regarding Special Investigative Units “SIU” within insurance companies. The panel focused on insurance companies conducting their own initial investigations regarding potential fraud, rescission acts, healthcare provider fraud by doctors who submit fraudulent bills, surveillance scenarios and legal considerations. Jodie Ousley spoke in particular about cases involving foreign deaths, investigations of such cases, and fraud involving such cases.

Aimee L. Creed was a Panel Speaker at a CLE-Session entitled “CSI: Data Sciences in Discovery Practice”. The session focused on the ever growing eDiscovery, the risks posed by these technologies and the use and management of these emerging strategies.

If you would like more information regarding these topics or copies of slides from the presentations, please contact Jodie L. Ousley at jousley@darcambal.com or Aimee L. Creed at acreed@darcambal.com.

Jodie L. Ousley, Panel Speaker, Law & Order: Special Investigative Units, 2015 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting

Aimee L. Creed, Panel Speaker, CSI: Data Sciences in Discovery Practice, 2015 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting

Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Panel Speaker, Succession Planning for Law Firms, 2014 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting

Zalika T. Pierre, Presenter, Cloud Computing: Navigating the Coming Storm, 2014 The Litigation Counsel of America Annual Business Meeting

Jodie L. Ousley, Co-Author, Women Rainmakers – Roadmap to Success, 2014 DRI Women in the Law

Zalika T. Pierre, Presenter, Cloud Computing: Managing the Coming Storm, 2013 NAMWOLF Business Meeting

Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Panel Speaker, Recent Attempts to Limit ERISA Affirmative Actions and to Expand Discovery in ERISA Benefits Cases, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Jim M. Lenaghan, Panel Speaker, Fiduciary Liability and Standard of Care, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Jodie L. Ousley, Panel Speaker, Health Insurance Fraud – Recent Tactics and Strategies, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Jaclyn DiLascio Malyk, Panel Speaker, Recent Attempts to Limit ERISA Affirmative Actions and to Expand Discovery in ERISA Benefits Cases, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Nada Maloouf Peters, Panel Speaker, Hotel Topics in Interpleader Actions, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Kimberly A. O’Toole, Panel Speaker, Health Insurance Fraud – Recent Tactics and Strategies, 2012 NAMWOLF Insurance Industry Initiative CLE Program

Jodie L. Ousley, Panel Speaker, Tomorrow’s Legal Employer: Opportunities & Challenges for Women, 2011 New York State Bar Association

Jodie L. Ousley, Panel Speaker, Elder Law Issues That Can Benefit From Mediation, New York State Bar Association (2010)

Jodie L. Ousley, Co-speaker and author, Hot Topics in Health Insurance Fraud, 2009 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting

Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Moderator, Stranger-Owned Life Insurance Panel, 2009 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting

Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Co-leader, training session for major life insurer on Disability Waiver of Premium Riders (2008)

Jim M. Lenaghan, Author and Speaker, Life Insurance Hot Topics, 2008 DRI Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Claims Seminar

Michelle J. d’Arcambal, Presenter, Starting Your Own Law Firm, 2007 Association of the Bar of New York

Jodie L. Panel Speaker, How to Set Up Work Arrangements That Help Recruit and Retain Top Employees, 2007 Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor

Peter Petrou, “Attorney Ethics Issues Arising Out of Insurance the Insurance Relationship,” Bad Faith Litigation In New Jersey (NBI Seminars, April 7-8, 2005)

Peter Petrou, “Child Labor Regulations,” Understanding The Laws That Benefit Employees And Frustrate Employers In New Jersey (Lorman Continuing Legal Education Seminars, January 12, 2003)

Jaclyn DiLascio Malyk, Speaker, Funding Brownsfield Clean-Up Efforts Through Insurance, 2003 New Jersey State Bar Association Convention

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