Event Format/Location

The 2022 Garrett & Corporate Counsel Institute is a three-day, in-person event hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21, in the lobby of Thorne Auditorium, located at 375 East Chicago Avenue (MAP). Dress is business casual. Continental breakfasts and sit-down lunches will be provided each day. All sessions will be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing for 30 days following the conclusion of the live event.

COVID Safety Acknowledgment

Northwestern Law looks foward to welcoming attendees back in person but will continue to monitor the latest COVID developments. Should CDC guidelines warrant them, program adjustments will be made and attendees notified immediately.

Registration and Tuition

Regular tuition for in-house counsel is $699 per person. Groups of three or more* from the same company qualify for a discounted rate of $499 per person.

Regular tuition for firm attorneys/service providers is $1,000 per person.

Registrations must be made in advance. Registration is for all three days of the program for one individual. Shared registration is not available. If you have not received an email confirmation prior to the start of the program, you are not considered registered. Please contact our office to verify.

*Registrations must be entered at the same time in order for discount to apply.


A small block of rooms has been reserved for registrants at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile located at 633 North St. Clair Street. The special rate of $239 per night (plus taxes/fees) will be available until all rooms have been reserved or until September 6, 2022. Reservations may be made via the hotel's reservations website or by calling (877) 803-7534.

You may also visit Northwestern Law's accommodations page to view a list of additional hotels nearby. Some offer discounted NU rates, so please inquire when making your reservation.

Course Materials

Course materials for each session will be distributed within 6Connex, our virtual event environment. Access instructions will be emailed to confirmed registrants approximately one week prior to the event. A help desk will be available for those needing assistance with accessing or downloading the materials.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel you may do so online, or submit written notice (email is acceptable), on or before September 7, 2022 in order to receive a full refund. A $250 administrative fee will be deducted from refunds on cancellations made from September 8-14. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after September 14, 2022.

Continuing Legal Education Credit

As a program sponsored by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, the Garrett & 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.

Each attendee will receive an attendance log at the event which must be submitted no later than October 7, 2022 in order to accommodate sponsor reporting deadlines. Submissions received after that date may not be eligible for credit.

Estimated credit hours are 14.75, including 1.0 of ethics, for states with a 60-minute credit hour, and 17.7, including 1.2 of ethics, for those with a 50-minute credit hour. Questions about CLE may be directed to the Office of Professional and Continuing Legal Education at or by phone at (312) 503-8932.

Affiliate Program

Affiliates of the Garrett and 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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your organization to the corporate counsel community by taking advantage of our sponsorship opportunities. Our packages offer a variety of benefits including marketing, registration discounts, on-site visibility, and much more. For additional information, please contact Peter Skrabacz.