Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
is pleased to announce that the firm's Boston office will be hosting the World Law Group
's (WLG) 25th anniversary celebration at its upcoming fall conference. The WLG is a premier network of 52 law firms from global commercial centers, convening in Boston during October; prior recent conferences occurred in Oslo, Moscow, Beijing, Istanbul, Helsinki, Lima and other global commercial centers. Edwards Wildman was a founder of the WLG, and is its only member firm in the US Northeast.
Conference speakers come from JP Morgan, Harvard, The American Lawyer, and other leading organizations, and also include the following prestigious speakers:
-- Felipe Calderon, former president of Mexico
-- Susan Hockfeld, 16th president of MIT and US Science Envoy
-- Josh Lerner, professor of investment banking at Harvard Business School
The speakers’ topics are those of our times: NSA cyber-spying, risk management for M&A deals, techniques for dramatically reducing costs of US litigation, equity capital markets, demystifying media for lawyers, the evolving world of private equity and venture capital, technology stories of the 21st century, managing the high costs of legal services, and our future as lawyers in a global age of more for less.