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Thu, Mar 30


Winston & Strawn LLP

2023 Hiring Partner Conference: The Workplace of the Future

Don't miss The NALP Foundation's signature annual event!

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2023 Hiring Partner Conference: The Workplace of the Future
2023 Hiring Partner Conference: The Workplace of the Future

Time & Location

Mar 30, 2023, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM CDT

Winston & Strawn LLP, 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

About the event

The NALP Foundation announces its 7th Annual Hiring Partner Conference: The Workplace of the Future, scheduled for March 29-30, 2023, at the Chicago office of Winston & Strawn.

Hiring partners, chief talent officers, directors of recruiting, and other law firm leaders are invited to attend the Hiring Partner Conference to discuss topics and share ideas around recruiting, retention, diversity and ethics.  Tentative sessions for the event include:

Keynote Address

  • Deborah Enix-Ross, ABA President & Senior Advisor, International Dispute Resolution, Debevoise & Plimpton

Law School Deans Panel: Training the Lawyers of the Future

  • G. Marcus Cole, Notre Dame Law School
  • Dayna Bowen Matthew, The George Washington University Law School
  • Thomas J. Miles, The University of Chicago Law School
  • Hari Michele Osofsky, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Chris Guthrie, Vanderbilt University Law School (Moderator)

Law Students Panel: Targeting Talent - OCI, Outreach, and Efficacy

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • The University of Chicago Law School
  • Gavin White, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Moderator)

Expert Panel: Best Practices for Mental Health & Well-Being Programs

  • Diane Costigan, Director of Coaching & Well-Being, Winston & Strawn
  • Mark Goldberg, Director of Global Health & Well-Being, Latham & Watkins
  • Tracy Kepler, Risk Control Consulting Director, Global Specialty, Lawyers Professional Liability, CNA Insurance & IWIL Board Member
  • Candace Bergeron Lenard, Associate Director of Student Engagement, Community & Wellness, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Bill O'Neil, NALP Foundation Board of Trustees Chair & Partner, Winston & Strawn (Moderator)

The NALP Foundation Research Update

  • Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower, President & CEO, The NALP Foundation
  • Jennifer C. Mandery, Vice President for Research, The NALP Foundation

NALP Legal Market and Recruiting Update

  • Karl Riehl, NALP President & Director of Practice Management, Epstein Becker Green
  • Nikia Gray, Executive Director, NALP

The registration fee of $995 includes a welcome reception and dinner on March 29 as well as the full Conference program, breakfast and lunch on March 30. (Hotel and travel are not included. Confirmed attendees will receive a link to reserve space at our preferred hotels with their confirmation materials.)

For those unable to travel, we are offering a virtual registration for $750 that includes the March 30 program only.

We extend special thanks to our friends at Winston & Strawn for hosting this signature event at their Chicago office, and our sponsors Thine, Suited, Flo Recruit, AltaClaro, McDermott, Will & Emery, Skadden, Hogan Lovells, Latham & Watkins and Vinson & Elkins.

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