53rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
October 2 – 3, 2014 • Chicago
All sessions will take place at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center, located on the third floor of Prentice Women's Hospital (250 East Superior Street, Chicago, 312–926–2000) (MAP). This new location is just a few blocks from the Law School where recent Institutes have been held.
Attendees should enter at the corner East Superior Street and North Fairbanks Court and proceed to the third floor. A detailed map and directions are available HERE. Registration will take place in the third floor common area, and the plenary session room is Conference Room L. Parking is available at 222 East Huron Street (LOT C) and 321 East Erie Street (LOT D) (PARKING MAP).
Questions? Contact us.
Registration and Tuition
Regular tuition for in–house counsel is $990 per person. Regular tuition for firm attorneys or service providers is $1,350 per person. Early bird discounted price for in–house counsel is $900 per person through September 5, and $1,200 per person for firm attorneys or service providers through September 5.
Tuition includes all sessions, continental breakfast, lunches, coffee breaks, a reception, and extensive program materials. Registrations must be made in advance. On–site registration is only available as space permits and requires an additional $100 fee. Registration is for both days of the program for one individual. Shared registration is not available. For information about group discounts, please see our Firm Affiliate or Corporate Affiliate programs.
If you have not received an e–mail confirmation prior to the start of the program, you are not considered registered. Please contact our office to verify.
For registered participants, course materials will be available for download approximately one week prior to the event. Registrants will also receive a set of course materials on CD–ROM or USB drive upon check–in. Registrants and non–registrants may purchase additional copies of the materials for $100. You may bring your laptop to the program – power strips and WiFi will be available in the plenary sessions.
Full–tuition refunds will be made for all written cancellations received by September 18. A $250 administrative fee will be deducted from refunds on written cancellations received after September 18. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after September 25, 2014.
Special Hotel Rates
Registrants for the Corporate Counsel Institute are entitled to a special hotel rate at the The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, 909 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago (888–627–8385), which is only a short walk from Prentice Women's Hospital. Subject to availability, the rate is $194 (plus tax) for a single or double room booked by September 17. Reservations may be made through the hotel's reservations website or by calling and identifying yourself as a Northwestern Law Corporate Counsel Institute participant.
Continuing Legal Education Credit
As a program sponsored by Northwestern University School of Law, the Corporate Counsel Institute is recognized for mandatory continuing legal education credits in most states. Northwestern Law is an accredited CLE provider in the state of Illinois.
Estimated credit hours are 10.5 including 1.0 for ethics for states with a 60–minute credit hour, or 12.6 including 1.2 for ethics for those with a 50–minute credit hour. Questions about MCLE should be directed to the Office of Professional and Continuing Legal Education at (312) 503–8932.
Affiliates of the Corporate Counsel Institute are law firms and corporations that wish to better understand the issues impacting business today in a shared educational experience with colleagues, clients, and friends. This package includes discounted registrations and marketing benefits. For more information contact Peter Skrabacz.