what is cbe
LEGAL pitch day
Legal Pitch Day will be a 3-hour session dedicated to introducing in-house counsel and Black outside counsel to discuss opportunities for working together. Meetings will be 15 minutes.
DOES it COST
Legal departments are not charged for this program. Price to participate for law firms will be $2000
Participating firms are guaranteed a minimum of two interviews with legal departments. Firms may determine which attorneys to send to interviews. Legal departments will staff 1 – 2 tables. Law firms will send 1 -2 attorneys per interview.
Legal departments will specify practice areas in which they are seeking outside counsel support from the following list:
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Employment Litigation & Counseling
- Intellectual Property Transactions
- Privacy and Data Security
- Corporate Transactions
- Real Estate Litigation
- Real Estate Transactions
- Government Investigations & White Collar Defense
- Finance & Securities
Legal departments are expected to send in-house counsel who have genuine interest and authority to retain law firms, and law firms are being provided an introduction without a guarantee of work.