Sessions Information

  • January 5, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Session Type: AALS Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A
    Hotel: Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    Room: Imperial Ballroom
    Floor: Ballroom Level
    AALS President Kellye Testy welcomes Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, as the keynote speaker. Mr. Smith leads a team of over 1,300 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals across 55 countries who are responsible for the company’s legal work, its intellectual property portfolio, patent licensing business, corporate philanthropy, government affairs, public policy, corporate governance, and social responsibility work. He is also Microsoft’s Chief Compliance Officer and has responsibility for a number of critical issues including privacy, security, accessibility, environmental sustainability and digital inclusion.
    After the keynote address, Mr. Smith will join AALS President Kellye Testy along with Lucy Lee Helm, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Starbucks Coffee Company and Daniel B. Rodriguez, Dean, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, for an interactive conversation on Preparing a Diverse Profession to Serve a Diverse World.
    Sponsored by Microsoft. 
Session Speakers
Starbucks Coffee Company

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Microsoft Corporation

University of Washington School of Law

Session Fees
  • [5170] AALS Plenary Program: $0.00