2016 NAPABA Southeast Regional Conference--Leading Together
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2016 NAPABA Southeast Regional Conference--Leading Together

2016 NAPABA Southeast Regional Conference--Leading Together

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Key Bridge Marriott

1401 Lee Highway

Arlington, VA

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APABA-VA is proud to host the 2016 NAPABA Southeast Regional Conference.  Our theme is Leading Together.  The Conference will start with lunch on Friday and will be followed with conference sessions, a reception, and banquet.  We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker will be Kiran Ahuja, the Chief of Staff of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  On Saturday, we will have multiple conference sessions and then end the day with an outing to TopGolf.

The Conference could not be possible without our generous sponsors.  So far, we must thank:

Our Gold Sponsor:

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker

Our Silver Sponsors:

McGuire Woods and Altria

Our Bronze Sponsors:

Bass Berry, The Susan Hicks Group, Dimuro Ginsberg,  Baker Hostetler, Williams Mullen, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Greenway Funding Group, Inc., AAHC, Skadden, LeClair Ryan


YOU CAN STILL BE A SPONSOR! Multi-state impact! Please contact shani.else@gmail.com for more info

Signature Banquet Sponsor             $10,000.00

Signature Event Sponsor                 $10,000.00

Gold Sponsor                                  $5,000.00

Silver Sponsor                                $2,500.00

Bronze Sponsor                                                         $1,500.00

Exhibitor                                                                    $750.00

BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW--We have a special room rate and limited availability!  The rate may continue to apply only if there are rooms available.


PANELS AND CLE's: We anticipate that there will be up to 6 CLE hours (1 ethics) available, but approval is still pending.


Friday, September 30, 2016

11:00 am – 5:00 pm


11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Liability Insurance Coverage from the Policyholder and Insurer Perspective – Tips & Practice Pointers on Identifying, Evaluating and Handling Insurance Claims as well as Mitigating Claims by Shifting the Risk: Debbie Sines Crockett, Cheffy Passidomo, P.A., Tacie H. Yoon, Crowell & Moring LLP

12:40 pm – 1:40 pm

Privilege in Investigations: John Kelly, Bass Berry & Sims, and Roderick Chen, MedStar Health, Inc.

1:50 pm – 2:50 pm

The State of the EB-5 Program: Min Chan, Chan Law Firm, Lamont Blackstone, G. L. Blackstone & Associates LLC David Morris, Visa Law Group, PLLC, Brian Ostar, EB5 Capital

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NAPABA Lobby Day 101:  Jin Hwang, President, NAPABA and Assistant General Counsel, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Navdeep Singh, Policy Director, NAPABA, Tacie Yoon, Associate, Crowell & Moring, Elizabeth Lee, Regulatory Counsel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Nisha Ramachandran, Policy and Operations Manager, National Council of Asian Pacific Americans

4:10 pm – 5:10 pm

US China Cross Border Regulatory Cooperation: Shaswat Das, Hunton Williams, Scott Kimpel, Hunton Williams, Matthew Bosher, Hunton Williams

5:10 pm – 6:10 pm

Happy Hour!

6:10 pm – 9pm

Conference Banquet:  Keynote Speaker: Kiran Ahuja, Chief of Staff at OPM


Saturday, October 1, 2016

7:45 am – 9:45 am

Continental Breakfast--Grab as you go!

8:15 am – 9:15 am

The Procurement of Legal Services: Brian S. Lyew, Washington and Lee University School of Law Christopher Chan, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, HakSoo Stephen Lee, The Law Offices of H.K. Stephen Lee

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Judiciary Roundtable

 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Perfect Pitch:  Phong Nguyen, Baker Hostetler, Gary Zhao, SmithAmundsen, Mai Pham Robertson, Fannie Mae

Lusanna Ro, AECOM, Rick Holzheimer, McGuire Woods

11:55 am – 1:30 pm (Lunch)

Ethics of Running a Law Firm: Sara Sakagami, DiMuroGinsberg, P.C., Bernard DiMuro, DiMuroGinsberg, P.C., Mary Thexton, McGuireWoods

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

From Wearables to Big Data: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion of Digital Health Legal Issues: Tony Chan, Dechert LLP, Jeff Gibbs, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, Shannon Rushing, Dechert LLP, Gregory Reid, InFuture

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

CEO & GC Round Table

 David Truong, Planned Systems International, Curtis Lu, FTI Consulting, Ashish Kachru, Altruista Health, Tim Hwang, FiscalNote, Rishi Nangia, Syde

4:30 pm


Drinks and light food at TopGolf

This is going to be a great conference with the opportunity to expand your network and build important and long-lasting relationships! Please join us! 

**Note, unfortunately, we cannot offer any refunds once a ticket is purchased.

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