On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is holding a town hall for the legal industry at the Hilton Millennium Downtown New York, 55 Church St., New York, NY from 9 am to 1 pm.
The focus of the OFCCP is to review its compliance assistance efforts and identify options for enhancing contractors’ understanding of their nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements.
The OFCCP is holding the town hall to learn more about what is important to its stakeholders in the legal industry and to enhance the scope and the quality of OFCCP’s compliance materials.
The Network of Bar Leaders and its members (including AABANY) are invited to attend and provide feedback to help the OFCCP develop policy for stakeholders in the legal industry and related fields. OFCCP will be looking for innovative ideas on how to make its existing compliance assistance efforts more practical and collaborative.
The meetings are open to the public but will be of particular interest to human resource managers, equal employment opportunity specialists, chief compliance officers, and other personnel in the legal industry who are directly involved with ensuring their company’s compliance with OFCCP’s requirements. Workers, job seekers, community groups and anyone interested in OFCCP and our work are also encouraged to attend. Please note only two tickets are available per organization on a first come, first served basis.
You can attend a town hall by registering through OFCCP’s website.
InsideCounsel Magazine July 2014
In the wake of the economic recession and an increasingly challenging compliance landscape, GCs are now critical members of the senior executive team.
Congratulations to Advisory Committee Member Don Liu, General Counsel and Secretary of Xerox, for making the front cover of InsideCounsel Magazine with CFO Kathryn Mikells. InsideCounsel explores the complementary relationship that they have been able to develop in the budding years of their professional marriage. To read the feature article on the symbiotic GC-CFO relationship, “Balance of Power” by Erin Harrison, click on the link in the title. Please join AABANY in congratulating Don on yet another well-deserved recognition.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Legal Department is hosting a networking reception on April 7, 2014 @ 6:00PM for APA attorneys that are potentially interested in joining our Legal Department.
If you are interested in attending and meet the following criteria, please submit your resume along with a brief bio (no more than 3-4 sentences long) of yourself, expertise and/or interest, in confidence, by email to [email protected] with subject line “JPMC” by no later than March 7, 2014. If your resume is selected, you will be receiving an invitation to the event on or about March 17 directly from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Internally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. will have about 50-60 lawyers and compliance professionals attend the event. Many in attendance will be senior managers, practice group leaders and a couple of recruiters. Senior leaders who have attended similar events in the past have included lawyers from all four lines of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s businesses: Consumer & Community Bank; Corporate Investment Bank; Asset Management and Commercial Bank. In addition, we have had litigators from our Litigation Department attend as well.
There is no guarantee of any employment as a result of this event and/or future guarantees but we hope that if there is a fit and/or a need, we will look to this group as a possibility. Of course, some in attendance may have an immediate need but there are no guarantees.
Criteria/other details for prospective guests:
- lawyers (private, government, in house, etc.) who have been out of law school and have been practicing in any area of law for 5-15 years; and
- current dues-paying member of AABANY.
There is no school or GPA requirement. For questions, please write to [email protected]. Please do not contact JPMorgan Chase & Co. unless you are selected. Thank you.
The application period is now OPEN for the Credit Suisse 2014 PALS Summer Associate Program and will conclude on Friday, January 10, 2014
The Credit Suisse General Counsel Division offers a paid 10 week Summer Associate program geared toward law students who have completed their first year of law school and are interested in gaining “in-house” exposure within the Financial Services Industry. Credit Suisse is interested in recruiting students from PALS.
This program is being offered through the Credit Suisse General Counsel Americas Diversity Committee, which seeks to promote diversity among legal and compliance professionals. Credit Suisse seeks to hire applicants with a diverse range of geographic, socio-economic, and experience backgrounds.
To learn more about this amazing program please click on
for further information. The application period is now OPEN and will conclude on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 11:59 pm. Applications will be reviewed and decided on a rolling basis, students are encouraged to apply early.
Should you have any questions regarding the fellowship, please email the Executive Director of PALS, Paula Brown Donaldson, Esq. at [email protected]
To Download the volunteer form click here.
Pro Bono: Asian American Poll Monitoring
NYC Primary Election – September 10, 2013
Training on Monday, Sept. 9 at 12N at Fried Frank, 1 New York Plaza, New York, 10004
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund is seeking pro bono volunteer attorneys to assist in monitoring poll sites during the NYC Primary Elections on September 10 to assess compliance with the federal Voting Rights Act.
In past elections, Asian Americans have faced a series of barriers in exercising their right to vote. For example, poll workers were hostile and made racist remarks, poll sites had too few interpreters to assist Asian American voters, translated voting materials were missing or hidden from voters, and ballots were mistranslated.
Volunteers are needed to inspect poll sites for required language assistance, interview voters, and document instances of anti-Asian American voter discrimination.
There will be a ninety minute training session for all volunteers hosted by Fried Frank on Mon., Sept. 9 at 12N. Lunch will be provided. All volunteers must be non-partisan during the time that they help. To sign up, complete the registration form. Thank you!
For more information, contact:
Glenn D. Magpantay or Jerry Vattamala at [email protected],[email protected] or call 212-966-5932.