General Counsel are more important today than ever before. Boards of Directors look increasingly to them to enhance financial and business strategy, compliance, and integrity of corporate operations. In recognition of our distinguished Guest of Honor’s personal accomplishments in her career and her leadership in the profession, we are presenting Leslie M. Turner, General Counsel of The Hershey Company with the leading global honor for General Counsel. Hershey is a global manufacturer of quality chocolate and other confections. Ms. Turner’s address will focus on “Key Issues Facing General Counsel in the New Global Realities.” The panelists’ additional topics include employment, M&A, IP, antitrust, executive compensation, and the impact of Washington on Boards. The transcript of this event will be made available to leaders worldwide in electronic copy.
GUEST OF HONOR
Leslie M. Turner
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, The Hershey Company
Sean G. D’Arcy
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
J. Steven Patterson
Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP
Michael S. Burkhardt
Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
William F. Cavanaugh, Jr.
Co-Chair, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Thomas P. Desmond
Chair, Corporate Practice, Vedder Price PC
Jack Friedman (Moderator)
Chairman, Directors Roundtable