Professional Education Opportunities

Connect with Executives and Professionals

Join us in 2014–15!

Target practitioners and executives in law firms, corporations, government, or public policy organizations by partnering with us on a variety of CLE programs. Whether your goal is to grow business through professional referrals, increase visibility, or boost brand awareness, you will benefit from a CLE sponsorship.

Questions? Contact the External Partnerships Office.

52d Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
Public company break–out session at the 2013 Corporate Counsel Institute (Click image to expand)

Corporate Counsel Institute

October 2–3, 2014
Chicago, IL

For over 50 years, Northwestern Law has presented the Corporate Counsel Institute focusing on the specific continuing educational needs of the corporate counsel community. The Institute is the only program in the country designed by a committee made up exclusively of General Counsel to address the latest legal issues affecting business, discuss shared experiences, identify concerns, and network with peers.

Our Attendees

  • Majority identify themselves as SVP/VP/General Counsel
  • Approximately 25% identify themselves as Deputy/Associate/Assistant GC
  • The remainder identify themselves corporate counsel/attorney
  • Approximately 50% come from the host states with the remainder representing over 20 different states
  • Institute draws approximately 150 attendees

Law Firm Affiliate Package
Affiliates of the Corporate Counsel Institute are law firms that wish to understand what's on the minds of corporate counsel today. Access top decision makers and hear first–hand what issues are critical to GCs and their companies. Offer clients and your own attorneys this unique opportunity to network with corporate counsel from some of the nation's leading companies.

Check out our brochure for highlights from the 2013 program.

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Securities Regulation Institute

January 26–28, 2015 • New Monday–Wednesday format!
Coronado, CA
One of the most visible and highly regarded securities and corporate law conferences in the country, the Securities Regulation Institute reaches over 400 securities lawyers from both corporate and private practice to hear from leading authorities on securities law including senior members of the SEC, division directors, the securities Bar, judicial ranks including the Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery, and other government regulators.

41st Annual Securities Regulation Institute
SEC Chair Mary Jo White delivers the 2014 keynote address (Click image to expand)


As a sponsor, you will receive maximum and exclusive exposure before, during, and after the Institute. Our sponsors receive full access to the conference and all of its benefits including prime real estate in our exhibit booth area. We maintain a small number of sponsors to ensure that each gets up close access to our attendees.




Our Attendees

  • Approximately 59% attend from law firms
  • 26% are inside counsel with the remaining 15% representing academia, the SEC, and professional services
  • 50% of attendees practice on the West Coast, with the remaining half from the across the nation – the majority have 15+ years of experience
  • 38% of in–house counsel list an estimated market cap of $1 billion-$10 billion in annual revenue
  • The majority of firm attorneys are from the AmLaw 100 & 200 and list securities as their field of practice

Law Firm Affiliate Package
As an Affiliate of the 2015 Securities Regulation Institute, your firm will have access to a bundle of discounted registrations to be used by clients and colleagues. In addition, each Affiliate firm will be promoted to a targeted in-house and firm attorney audience through our unique marketing mix.

See our brochure for more information and 2014 program highlights.

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Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute

2014 Garrett Institute
Attendees chat during a break at the 2014 Garrett Institute. (Click image to expand)

April 30–May 1, 2015
Chicago, IL
Join more than 400 firm attorneys and inside counsel for a discussion of current issues affecting today's corporate and securities lawyer. The Garrett Institute is
the only Midwest conference that brings together senior officials from the SEC
and leading securities practitioners to examine critical corporate law and
securities issues confronting public and private corporations.

Reach key decision–makers from the AmLaw 100 & 200 firms who all participate
in the Institute as Affiliates. Grow your business by expanding your professional referrals, increasing visibility, and boosting brand awareness within this market.

Law Firm Affiliate Package
Join 30 of the most influential AmLaw 100 & 200 firms in the Midwest as an Affiliate of the Garrett Institute. Reduced tuition packages for use by your attorneys and clients is one of the key benefits of this sponsorship. Your firm is promoted to more than 70,000 practitioners and corporate counsel across the country through the brochure mailing in February. Additionally, your name will be displayed throughout an e-mail campaign, at the Institute, in print materials, and on the Web.

Our Attendees

  • Over 400 securities practitioners attend, the majority of whom have 10+ years of experience
  • 70% of participants are firm attorneys, while 30% are in-house counsel
  • 75% practice in the Midwest, with the remaining representing 15 other states

Check out our brochure for highlights from the 2014 program.

Want to learn more about the sponsorship opportunities described above? Contact us.
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