Do you love knowing the inside scoop on the legal profession? How do the law, blogging and free speech intersect? The ADL Young Lawyers Division invites you to hear from one of the biggest names in legal journalism for A Night Above the Law: A Conversation with Elie Mystal, on Thursday, September 13th at 7 PM at the Arnold & Porter Law Library, 399 Park Avenue (between 53rd and 54th Streets). The evening will feature wine, hors d'ouevres and an opportunity to hear from Elie Mystal about his insights on the legal profession and the importance of defending and protecting free speech.
Elie Mystal joined ATL in 2009 by winning the ATL Idol Contest. Prior to joining ATL, Elie wrote about politics and popular culture at City Hall News and the New York Press. Elie received a degree in Government from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was formerly a litigator at Debevoise & Plimpton but quit the legal profession in lieu of a career as an online provocateur. He's written editorials for the New York Daily News and the New York Times, and he has appeared on both MSNBC and Fox News without having to lie about his politics to either news organization
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is for lawyers in the beginning /mid stages of their career. YLD hosts special receptions and events with emphasis on the legal issues of ADL – bringing together the best and the brightest in New York City. This is event is part of In Brief: Young Lawyers Division Speakers Series bringing high level insight and expertise on the important legal issues of today.
Please RSVP by Monday, September 10th and for more information contact Gabrielle Carlin, Assistant Director of Development, firstname.lastname@example.org 212.885.7985.
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