7th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute | Part III

Event Description


Join us for the 7th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute! This will be a completely virtual event, featuring two sessions per day over the course of 3 consecutive days. Whether you are looking to learn more about a growing and important field or are already a seasoned practitioner, the Institute aims to offer you something interesting.

2:30 – 3:30 pm   General Counsel Panel (1.0 Standard)

Hear from General Counsel about how they got to where they are and what experience and skills lawyers need to succeed in house. The distinguished panel will address the role of corporate counsel in crisis management, response to COVID, and more.

Gary Christensen | SVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Securian Financial
Todd Hartman | EVP, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer at Best Buy
Debra Frimerman | General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Calyxt
Lori Marco | SVP, External Affairs and General Counsel at Hormel
Moderator: James Watts | Managing Legal Counsel, Enbridge

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm   Virtual Social Hour

Grab your favorite beverage, find a good spot to relax, and join us in the virtual room for an opportunity to network with your colleagues. This networking hour will feature gift card drawings and small break-out rooms - we hope to see you there!

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 341492


Corporate Counsel Section Members: Free*
MSBA Member not in the Section: $15
Non-MSBA Member: $20
Law Student: FREE


*Join the Section:  Now through Feb 28, 2021, members get 50% off MSBA Section memberships when they use promo code: SECTIONSAVINGS

Deadline to register: February 9, 2021

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments:  Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Kayla Erbach


Register for this Event


Friday, February 12, 2021

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom