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Reunion 2019 CLE Discussions

CLE discussions are open to all interested attendees and members of the Penn Law community, whether you are celebrating a reunion year or otherwise. All panels will take place at the Law School.

Friday, May 17, 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Kilgore Society Lunchtime Presentation
Penn Law Women’s Impact on the World: Shaping Anti-Discrimination Laws Globally

Featuring Rangita de Silva de Alwis, globally recognized international women’s rights expert and Associate Dean of International Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She will discuss Penn Law’s Global Women’s Leadership Project, which provides research for UNESCO and UN Women to advance their work on women, peace and justice, and women’s human rights. This CLE takes place during a ticketed luncheon. More information here.

Ethics CLE available.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Technology and the Law
A panel of esteemed Penn Law alumni will speak on technological advances from the legal perspective. Come out and enjoy a dynamic conversation around the cost of the conveniences afforded us by technology

Romeo Gonzalez L’04: Director of Legal-Commercial at Dropbox
Mark Ferraro L’99: Principal and Managing Member at FMM Capital Technologies
Teena-Ann Sankoorikal L’99: Partner at Covington & Burling LLP 


Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am

Beyond Big Law: Using Your Skills in Alternative Careers
Come listen to a panel of your fellow Penn Law alums discuss why they decided to pursue a career path outside of BigLaw, how they successfully did so, and how they use the skills they developed in law school and from their BigLaw and other professional experiences in their current professional roles.

Jose Cil L’94: CEO of Restaurant Brands International Inc.,
Jomo Davis L’99Senior Director, Digital Video Creation at BET
Jayla Wilkerson L’14: Assistant City Attorney - Community Prosecutor of Environmental Laws with the City of Dallas

Moderator: Jen Leonard L’04: Associate Dean for Professional Engagement and Director of the Center on Professionalism, Penn Law

11:00am - 12:00pm

Law in the Changing Entertainment Landscape
This panel will focus on the many changes in the entertainment industry and their legal implications. The discussion will examine the increasing number of streaming service, and content creators, as well as other industry developments that directly impact the practice of law in the entertainment sector.

Donyale Reavis L’99: Partner, Reavis & Associates; Managing Attorney Advisor, Calyx Advisors
Matthew Salloway L’04: Attorney and Film Producer
Rachel Vigneaux L’09: Principal Counsel, Marvel Studios

Moderator:Jimmy Fanelly L’09: VP Legal Affairs, Paramount Pictures


Each program has been approved for 1.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers (ethics where notes). CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $20.00 ($10.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.