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Reunion 2014 Schedule of Events:

Please Note: Registration will close on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Schedule Overview*

Please click on the event titles for more details or scroll down for the full schedule of events.

Friday, May 16, 2014 Saturday, May 17, 2014
12:00 pm   Seniors Partners Luncheon 10:00 am   Barnes Foundation
12:00 pm   LLM Lunch 12:00 pm    Alumni Author Book Signing
1:45 pm      CLE: Working in Government 12:00 pm    Courtyard Picnic
2:00 pm     Barnes Foundation 12:30 pm    Tours of Golkin Hall
3:00 pm     CLE: Criminal Justice Integrity 2:00 pm     Barnes Foundation
4:15 pm      CLE: Art Law 2:15 pm       CLE: Ethics & eDiscovery
4:15 pm      CLE: Kilgore: Law & New Media 6:30 pm     Reunion Gala: Cocktail
                    Reception and Class Dinners

5:30 pm     State of the Law School Address  
6:00 pm     Class Cocktail Receptions  
6:00 pm     LLM Alumni Meet-up  

*Please note: this schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Friday, May 16, 2014  

12:00pm

Senior Partners Luncheon
Penn Law, Haaga Student Lounge (the Goat)

Join Dean Fitts for the 7th Annual Senior Partners Society Luncheon. Meet fellow Penn Law alumni from the classes of 1963 and before, share memories of your time at Penn Law by participating in the Oral History project, and hear how your alma mater is making history at the forefront of legal education today. image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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12:00pm

LLM Lunch - Open to All Reunion-Year LLM Alumni and Current LLM Students
Penn Law, Room T-142

Join Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Matt Parker and LLM alumni and current students for a group lunch in Philadelphia to kick off Reunion Weekend 2014!

Note: All interested LLM students and alumni must RSVP separately to Matt Parker at  mparker2@law.upenn.edu if you plan on attending (this event is not listed on the general Reunion Weekend 2014 registration page).Penn Law LLM Student & Alumni NYC Reception, 1/23/09

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1:45pm

CLE Panel Discussion 1:
Working in Government & Impacting Legislation


imageAlyson Cooke L’89, Majority Counsel, U.S. Senate US Senate Environment & Public Works Committee






imageAlbert Sanders L’04, Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee






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Carlos Uriarte L’05, Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of the Interior









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2:00pm

Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 
Price: $20 image

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3:00pm

CLE Panel Discussion 2:
A Systems Approach to Criminal Justice Integrity: A Look Inside Penn Law’s Newest Research and Policy Hub Focused on Catalyzing Improvements to the U.S. Criminal Justice System


imageJohn Hollway C’92, Associate Dean and Executive Director, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School






imageDr. Steven Raper L’12,
Attending Surgeon (Gastroenterology) and Associate Professor of Surgery, Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine






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4:15pm

CLE Panel Discussion 3:
 Local and Global Art Conflicts and the Law: From the Barnes Foundation and Beyond


imageJudd Grossman L’04,
Founder and Managing Partner, Grossman LLP







imageBruce Merenstein L’98
, Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP






Other presenters TBD


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4:15pm

CLE Panel Discussion 4: Penn Law’s Kilgore Society Presents
Entertainment Everywhere: Licensing and Lawyering in the New Media Age
 

imageStephanie Abrutyn L’91, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Litigation, Home Box Office, Inc.





imageJulie Fenster L’83, Principal, Office of Julie R. Fenster LLC (advising startups on digital media, technology, e-commerce); former Vice President of Law and Business Affairs, Time Inc. New Media; and former Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel, Everyday Health, Inc.


imagePriscilla “Sally” Mattison L’97, Of Counsel, Bernard M. Resnick, Esq., PC (entertainment law firm representing recording artists, songwriters, and other clients in the music business)






imageMarni Pedorella L’94, Vice President of Intellectual Property, NBC Universal, Inc.








Michelle Shanahan L’91
Senior Associate General Counsel, National Public Radio

The Annual Kilgore Panel Celebrates
Outstanding Alumnae, Past and Present

image130 years ago, Carrie Burnham Kilgore completed her law school studies and graduated as a member of Penn Law’s Class of 1883, establishing herself as our first alumna and one of the first female law school graduates in the country. 

Her quests to formally study law, to gain admission to practice, and to earn the trust and respect of her clients and peers demonstrated remarkable tenacity, intelligence, and a passion for the profession.  She opened the doors for generations of Penn Law women to do the same, and this panel highlights the career paths and lives of a handful of our many distinguished alumnae over the years who have continued in this spirit.

Penn Law, Room TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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5:00 - 7:00pm

Penn Law School Store will be OPEN - Penn Law Apparel for Sale!
Penn Law, Silverman 147

Stop by to stock up on new Penn Law t-shirts, ties, tote bags, sweatshirts, mugs, pens, water bottles, and more!

Note: this selection is different (and wider) than that which is offered at the Penn Bookstore - we have more colors and designs!  A small sampling is featured below.

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5:30pm

State of the Law School Address
Penn Law, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall
Join Dean Michael A. Fitts for a Welcome Back and State of the Law School Address. image

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
    
    

Class of 1974 Dinner
Pudlin Residence, Bryn Mawr, PA image

David and Helen Pudlin will be hosting a dinner at their home in Bryn Mawr for the members of the Class of 1974 following the State of the Law School Address by Dean Fitts. Transportation will be provided to and from the Pudlin residence and the law school.

Please contact Jackie Kim at jacg@law.upenn.edu for more information and to RSVP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6:00-8:00pm

Class Cocktail Receptions
Penn Law, Various Locations

Cocktail receptions for the classes of 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Catch up with classmates and friends over food and drinks.  Alumni will be assembled by reunion class at various locations across the law school. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. image
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 6:00-8:00pm

LLM Alumni (All Reunion Years) Meet-up at the Class Cocktail Receptions  
Penn Law, Location TBD
                                                                                                    

During the class cocktail receptions, we’ll also have a designated meet-up space for ALL reunion-year LLM alums to mingle with one another over the course of the evening. 
Please feel free to move between your class year-specific space and the all-LLM space!  
(Note: No need to register separately for this once you’ve registered for your class cocktail reception - just find us in our designated space!)image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday, May 17, 2014  

10:00am

Barnes Foundation*
Visit the Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 
Price: $20

 

 


 

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12:00 - 2:00pm

Penn Law School Store will be OPEN - Penn Law Apparel for Sale!
Penn Law, Silverman 147

Stop by to stock up on new Penn Law t-shirts, ties, tote bags, sweatshirts, mugs, pens, water bottles, and more!

Note: this selection is different (and wider) than that which is offered at the Penn Bookstore - we have more colors and designs!  A small sampling is featured below.

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12:00-1:00pm

Penn Law Alumni Author Book Signing
The Clock

In recognition of the many literary accomplishments of our talented and multi-faceted alumni, we are pleased to introduce a new event this reunion, as we highlight some of our recently published alumni authors  (see below) with a book signing event. 

Stop by and chat with our authors, and pick up some great new books prior to the Picnic!
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Featuring the following Penn Law alumni authors and titles:

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Michael Anderson L’09 - Provoke Not The Children

Dennis Drabelle L’69 - The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took on the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad

Maryam Jamshidi L’07
- The Future of the Arab Spring: Civic Entrepreneurship in Politics, Art, and Technology Startups

Maria Pabon Lopez L’89 -
Persistent Inequalities: Contemporary Realities in the Education of Undocumented Latina/o Students


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Doug McPheters L’72
- Goshawk

Michael Monk L’74
- The Tragedy of Orenthal, Prince of Brentwood

The Hon. E. Norman Veasey L’57 and Christine DiGuglielmo L’03
- Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality

Evan Aidman L’83
- Winning Personal Injury Cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12:00-2:00pm

Courtyard Picnic
Penn Law Courtyard

Join your fellow Penn Law alumni and their families for a picnic in the newly renovated courtyard.  This is a family friendly event  - children’s entertainment and food available on site.image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12:30, 1:00, and 1:30pm

Tours of Golkin Hall
Follow one of our current Penn Law student guides on a tour of the recently-completed Golkin Hall, with tours beginning at 12:30, 1:00, and 1:30.  Please meet in the Sansom Street Lobby. image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2:00pm

Barnes Foundation*
Visit the Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 
Price: $20

 

 


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2:15pm

CLE Panel Discussion 5:
Ethical Challenges in eDiscovery

 
imageGail Gottehrer L’92,
Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP








imageJana Landon L’99,
Counsel, and Co-Chair, eDiscovery Team, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP








imageKenneth Racowski L’02, Chair, Philadelphia Commercial Litigation, Wilson Elser LLP








Ethics credit will be available for this CLE program.

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Reunion Gala: Cocktail Reception & Class Dinners
Beginning at 6:30pmimage

 

The cocktail reception and class dinners will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Attire for the evening generally ranges from business casual to cocktail. 

 

 

6:30pm

Cocktail Reception
Join us for a cocktail reception at the Museum’s Great Hall Staircase to celebrate all class reunions!  image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7:30 pm

Class Dinners
Class dinners will be held on the Balcony of the Museum’s Great Hall. image
Reunion attendees will be seated together by class year for the dinner portion of the night. 

All catering at the Museum provided by Stephen Starr’s catering group.image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Post-Reunion Gala

Class of 2009 Post-Gala Afterparty
imageThe Class of 2009 has reserved the upstairs bar of London Grill for an afterparty following the Reunion Gala. The restaurant is located in the Fairmount neighborhood. Find more information about London Grill on their website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



*Note: Penn Law has purchased blocks of tickets for our alumni to visit the Barnes Foundation at the time slots designated above.  All tickets will be held, and must be picked up, at the Barnes Foundation and not at the Law School.

**CLE credit has been approved for 1 hour of substantive law credit (and where noted, ethics credit) for Pennsylvania lawyers. Credits may be available in other jurisdictions as well.  For each CLE credit, please bring a check made out to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in the amount of $25.

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