Networking Event and Program: Recent Developments in NY Corporate Law 2023


Networking Event and Program: Recent Developments in NY Corporate Law 2023

Start 04/26/2023 - 3:00 PM
End 04/26/2023 - 5:00 PM


Location: The Capital Grille, 155 East 42nd street, NY, NY

Program: 3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception: 4:30 PM — 5:00 PM


Join NYCLA’s Committee on Corporation Law for a panel discussion of recent developments in corporate law, including a review of the most important NY cases, featuring Hon. Robert s. Smith (Ret.), Gregory Markel and Moderator Gerard Mantese.


After the program, mingle with our panelists and guests at a reception featuring cocktails and hors d oeuvres.


This is one event you will not want to miss !!!




Judge Robert S, Smith (Ret.) is senior counsel at the law firm of Friedman Kaplan Seiler Adelman & Robbins LLP. Before joining  Friedman Kaplan in 2015, he was for eleven years a Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. Previously, he practiced for many years as a litigation partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP.


Greg Markel is chairman of the New York Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP with extensive experience trying cases involving derivative and securities litigation, corporate governance, governance litigation and antitrust litigation. He has for years been highly ranked by Chambers for Securities Litigation, He is recognized by Best Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers.  LawDragan inducted Mr. Markel into its Hall of Fame as  a “legend.”


Gerard Mantese, Chair of the Corporation Law Committee of NYCLA and CEO & Sr. Principal, Business Law, of  Mantese Honigman.  Mr. Mantese argued the only two oppression cases ever accepted for review by the Michigan Supreme Court. Mantese also handled a precedent setting case supporting access to applied behavioral therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder, leading to his receipt of the Champion of Justice Award in 2010 by the State Bar of Michigan.



Faculty: Hon. Robert S. Smith (Ret.), Senior Counsel, Litigation, Friedman Kaplan; Gregory A. Markel, Partner, Securities & Fiduciary Duty Litigation, Seyfarth


Moderator & Program Chair: Gerard V. Mantese, CEO & Sr. Principal, Business Law Mantese Honigman, Chair, NYCLA’s Corporation Law Committee


Program Sponsor: NYCLA’s Committee on Corporation Law; Co-sponsor:  NYCLA’s Center for Corporate Governance


2 NY Credits: 2 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 2 NJ Credits: 2 General



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