When:
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
7:30 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:30  a.m. –
Breakfast and Panel

Location:
Irell & Manella LLP
1800 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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In-House Counsel: 

Everything You Always Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Panel:

Ajit Narang is Senior Legal Counsel in the Diabetes Group of Medtronic plc. Ajit has a Mechanical Engineering degree from UCSD and a law degree from Santa Clara University. He began his career conducting patent prosecution/IP strategy and currently supports business development, commercial activities, patent litigation, and integration related to the Covidien acquisition.

 

 

Julie Paluch is an attorney at GeneralCounselWest, PC with 9 years of experience as a life sciences litigation and regulatory attorney. She started her career in Sidley Austin LLP's top tier life sciences practice group before moving in-house to Amgen, Inc., the world's largest independent biotechnology company. She has also worked as a legal analyst for Bloomberg, writing about legal trends and developments for regulated food and drug and health care companies.  

John Van Hook is a Counsel in the Labor & Employment department of McGuireWoods in Century City.  John has been practicing Labor & Employment law for over 10 years, focusing on the defense of wage and hour class and collective actions, single-plaintiff wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation cases, and providing employment advice to clients.  John also worked as in house counsel, serving as Corporate Counsel for Prospect Medical Holdings, a Los Angeles-based healthcare company.  In that role, John managed a wide variety of litigation, corporate matters, and compliance issues.


Moderator:

Amy Alderfer is a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Los Angeles office in the commercial litigation group.  Amy is the Immediate Past President of the Century City Bar Association and is its current President Elect.  An experienced litigator and trial attorney, Amy’s experience encompasses pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, products liability, securities litigation, arbitration and commercial lease litigation, and major commercial disputes.


Program Host:

Jane Shay Wald is a partner emeritus of Irell & Manella LLP and chair of the firm's trademark practice group. Jane is Past President of the Century City Bar Association where she currently serves on the Board of Governors.

 

 

 

One and a half (1.5) hours of General MCLE

 

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THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDIT BY THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA IN THE AMOUNT OF FOUR HOURS OF WHICH 1 HOUR WILL APPLY TO GENERAL CREDIT. CENTURY CITY BAR ASSOCIATION CERTIFIES THAT THIS ACTIVITY CONFORM TO THE STANDARDS FOR APPROVED EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES PRESCRIBED BY THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA GOVERNING MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION