The Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series presents Becoming a Valued Business Lawyer
5:30 PM Registration
6:00 PM Program with Reception to follow
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street
Join us for our 2019 Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series where an experienced panel of lawyers and business people discuss what makes a good business lawyer. Our diverse panel brings together the in-house counsel, attorney in private practice, and business perspective for a conversation to help RWU Law students, alums, and others in the community learn how business lawyers provide value. The panel will offer key takeaways for current and aspiring business lawyers, such as how to build lasting lawyer-client relationships.
Meet the Panelists:
Collin Bailey, an alum of Roger Williams University School of Law, is the senior director for strategic procurement at CVS Health. In this in-house counsel role, he manages the CVS Health Procurement to Payment Program, as well as all non-merchandise contracts, supplier performance management, and non-merchandise purchasing compliance. Collin also brings his past experience as a solo practitioner and as a law firm associate.
Tracy Baran is General Counsel at Ocean State Job Lot, a regional retailer of 140 stores throughout New England, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. She has been named In-House Leader, Leaders in the Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Tracy also brings her experience as a former law firm partner focusing on commercial real estate and commercial lending.
MaryKay Koreivo is Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager of Business Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She has a degree in finance and a Masters in Business Administration. MaryKay brings her over twenty-five years of business experience to the panel.
Anthony Marini, also an alum of Roger Williams University School of Law, is Director of Contracts within Procurement at CVS Health. Anthony brings his experience of leading an in-house contract negotiation team.
Alicia Samolis, an alum of Roger Williams University School of Law, is a partner at Partridge, Snow & Hahn and chair of the firm's Labor & Employment practice. Her practice includes advising company managers and executives regarding a broad range of employment issues, as well as defending employers against claims brought by their employees in court and administrative agencies. She is a Providence Business News 40 under 40 honoree, a RI Super Lawyers Rising Star, and a Providence Business News Woman to Watch in the Professional Services Industry.
This program has been approved for one Rhode Island MCLE credit.
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