Friday, May 12, 2017
9 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
The symposium takes place on Friday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., in the Laurence E. Hirsch ’71 Classroom (Rm 101) at the Law School and is open to the Villanova Community and the public. The Legal Writing in Business program will offer lawyers insights and practical advice in drafting business documents and completing business deals successfully. Speakers include highly experienced business lawyers.
This program is approved for 3 substantive CLE credits by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board.
Schedule of Events
Registration and continental breakfast - 9 a.m.
Welcome - Mark C. Alexander, Arthur J. Kania Dean, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Panel 1: Tone in Transactional Writing - 10:10 a.m.
Mary Ann Robinson '79, Professor, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Break - 10:45 a.m.
Panel 2: Practitioners Discuss Legal Writing in a Round Table Format - 11 a.m.
Samuel J. Arena, Jr. '83, Chair, Fidelity & Surety, Stradley Ronan
Michelle Tan-Torres '13, Associate Counsel, Quaker Chemical Corporation
Paul Quinones '01, Executive Director & Corporate Counsel, Development, Incyte Corporation
Panel 3: Legal Drafting Horror Stories - 11:45 a.m.
Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Professor, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Lunch - 12:30 p.m.
Panel 4: Adding Value to the Deal: Recognizing Business Issues - 1:15 p.m.
Tina Stark, Professor in the Practice of Law (retired), Emory University School of Law