John Cromie, Chair of the firm's Corporate and Business Law Group, was a presenter at the USLAW NETWORK Fall Client Conference, held September 25-28 in Washington, D.C. John, who is the Immediate Past Chair of the USLAW Board of Directors, was part of two separate panels: "Recent Developments in International Competition Law: What You Need to Know to Maintain Market Competition" and "General Counsel Forum: What Outside Counsel Need to Know."
For the International Competition presentation, John was a panelist along with Douglas Clarke of Therrien Couture LLP (Montreal, Canada), Edward Craft of Wedlake Bell LLP (London, England), Daniel Flores of EC Legal Rubio Villegas (Juarez, Mexico), and George Wang of Duan & Duan (Shanghai, China). The panel explored cross-border competition considerations and discussed points to remember when conducting business in North America.
John served as moderator for the General Counsel Forum. He was joined by Beth Hanlon, Deputy General Counsel, Hard Surfaces of Mohawk Industries; John Henschel, Vice President and General Counsel of Atlas Copco North America; and Djenne Clayton, Senior Vice President and General Counsel-North America of National Express Corporation. The panel discussed what general counsel are looking for when hiring and using outside counsel, and what they need from outside counsel when it comes to litigation and corporate transactions.
About USLAW NETWORK: “USLAW is an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice firms with roots in civil litigation, including more than 6,000 attorneys across the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Asia, and with affiliations in Africa and with TELFA in Europe. USLAW is comprised of highly rated law firms that are part of the NETWORK by invitation only. Member firms undergo a rigorous review process to insure outstanding quality of lawyers throughout the USLAW NETWORK. USLAW firms are experienced in commercial and business law, employment and labor law, litigation and other business-related areas of law. All firms have substantial trial experience. USLAW member firms provide legal representation to major corporations, insurance companies, and large and small businesses alike.”
For more information, please visit the USLAW website.