Legal Quick Hit: Best Practices For Being an Effective In-house Counsel
Date/Time Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM GMT/UTC
Duration 60 Minutes
Handout Materials
NTIH Agenda 6.21.17
Legal Department Matter Matrix

This presentation will feature guest speakers Ekumene M. Lysonge and Gregory J. Standeford . These in-house counsel will share lessons learned over their in-house career thus far and will offer practical tips for those just starting out as members of a corporate legal department.


Ekumene M. Lysonge
Ekumene M. Lysonge has been the Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of CafePress since November 2015. Prior to joining CafePress, Mr. Lysonge served as Vice President, Legal Affairs and Assistant Secretary for Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI"), a premier racing, gaming and entertainment company from January 2010 to November 2015. Prior to joining CDI, he served as Vice President & Counsel for the Pedcor Companies ("Pedcor"), a developer of market rate and affordable housing communities in the midwestern United States from April 2006 to December 2009. Mr. Lysonge joined Pedcor after serving as a staff attorney with the Simon Property Group ("SPG"), a S&P 100 company and real estate investment trust, from October 2004 to April 2006. He also practiced law as an associate with the law firm of Baker & Daniels. Mr. Lysonge graduated with a B.A., in Political Science, from Fisk University and received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.

Gregory J. Standeford 
Gregory J. Standeford joined Larson Financial’s legal department in 2012 as general counsel and company secretary. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an attorney in private law practice since 2006. Prior to his legal career, Greg was a corporate communications specialist for IBM. At Larson Financial Group, Greg has responsibility for overseeing the legal aspects of strategic corporate governance and regulatory matters, contracts, SEC and FINRA compliance, commercial real estate.


Allison Feldstein, Partner, Saul Ewing LLP


This call is free and exclusive to ACC members. 


Please note this presentation will take place during a regularly scheduled committee call and has not been accredited for CLE/CPD credit. 

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