The Dual Degree Panel was a huge success. Follow the link below to watch a recording of the panel discussion.
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Are you considering an MBA or Masters in Finance joint degree? Are you wondering whether it is worth your time and money? Join us at our Dual Degree Panel on Wednesday, September 18th at 12:40 pm in Room 106 where PMH faculty and alumni will discuss the value of getting an MBA or MSF in addition to a law degree. Panelists will also discuss career opportunities in the business world for law school graduates. Food will be served.
Panelists will include:
Wendi Loup – General Counsel at Lamar Advertising, JD with business background.
Mia Strong – Attorney at the Eaton Group, JD/MBA from PMH.
Kirk Fisher – Director of Business Process for the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damage Settlement, Former COO, Director of Operations Business Manager of the Advocate, CEO of Fisher Real Estate, Partner at the Crescent City Group, Executive in Residence and MBA Instructor for Flores MBA program, MBA from LSU.
Professor Christina Sautter - Cynthia Felder Fayard Associate Professor of Law.
LA BUSINESS AND LAW SOCIETY ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
The LA Business and Law Society is pleased to announce the newly-elected Board for 2013-2014:
President – Lydia Adeosun
Vice President – McClain Schonekas
Treasurer – Connor Long
Secretary – Anne Kathryn Hunter
Recruiting Coordinator – Bryce Addison
Congratulations to the new officers!
“Spotlight on ERISA”
Wednesday, March 7, at 6 pm in Room 106
Howard Shapiro, Partner, Proskauer Rose & Charles Seemann, Partner, Proskauer Rose
Mr. Shapiro is a preeminent attorney in the areas of ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Executive Compensation. Mr. Seemann, a LSU Law Alum, is also a renown ERISA attorney.
Proskauer Rose is a world-renown law firm with offices around the globe. Professor Corbett will also contribute some words about the Department of Labor’s involvement with ERISA regulations. We are very thrilled to be hosting such nationally prominent attorneys.
Dr. John Wensveen, President and CEO, Airline Visions
Thursday February 23, 2012 in Room 106 at 5 pm
Join the LA Business and Law Society for a discussion with Dr. Wensveen, founder and CEO of Airline Visions. Dr. Wensveen is a leading expert in the aviation industry. He consults in areas including business and strategic development. Airline Visions is a consulting firm that serves Aviation companies. Dr. Wensveen will discuss FAA regulations as well as the legal issues faced by start-ups. He will be our first ever non-lawyer speaker. This discussion will certainly provide interesting information from the perspective of a business leader.
How to Become a Wall Street Lawyer: a Discussion with Mr. Mark Fernandez, Senior Regional Counsel, FINRA Department of Enforcement
Thursday, February 2nd at 12:40 pm in Room 106
Join the Society for our first guest speaker event of the semester. Mr. Fernandez, a Paul M. Hebert alum, will talk about his role in regulating the financial services industry. Come learn about practicing law in the exciting area of securities law.
About Mr. Fernandez
Mr. Fernandez joined FINRA in 2007. Prior to joining FINRA, Mr. Fernandez worked for the New Orleans law firm, Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman and Sarver, LLC. There he focused on securities litigation, NASD/NYSE arbitration proceedings, and NASD/NYSE investigations and enforcement proceedings. At Paul M. Hebert Law Center, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Louisiana Law Review.
FINRA is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the US. It oversees nearly 4,460 brokerage firms, 160,485 branch offices and 629,520 registered securities representatives. The regulator’s chief role is to protect investors by maintaining the fairness of the U.S. Capital Markets.
Initial Meeting of Spring Semester – Wednesday, January 25th at 5pm in Room 106
Fellow members and other Students interested in participating in the LA Business and Law Society, we will have a club meeting on Wednesday, January 25th, at 5 pm in Room 106.
We will be discussing several matters including club aspirations, events planned for this semester, ideas for other events this semester and more.
Come by, meet other Members of the club, and share your ideas for future Business and Law Society events.
This meeting will be informal and refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!
FINAL GUEST SPEAKER OF THE SEMESTER!!!!
TIM BARFIELD, CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER OF AMEDISYS, INC.
The LA Business and Law Society invites you to join us for a very special evening conversation with Tim Barfield, CDO of Amedisys, Inc. and alumnus of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
About Tim Barfield:
Mr. Barfield has served as CDO of Amedisys since the beginning of 2010. Prior to joining Amedisys, he served as the Executive Counsel to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. Prior to the appointment by the Governor, he served as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Prior to that post, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Shaw Group, based in Baton Rouge. Mr. Barfield attended LSU for undergrad and law school.
The event will be held at 6 PM in Room 110 on November 1st. Food and beverages will be served.
Guest Speaker Event: Wendi Loup, Assistant General Counsel of Lamar Advertising
The LA Business and Law Society is proud to host Mrs. Wendi Loup who is the Assistant General Counsel of Lamar Advertising and a Paul M. Hebert Law Center Alum. Mrs. Loup will discuss the duties of her post at the nation’s largest outdoor advertising company. She will also discuss the ever-evolving world of advertisement law. This will be an extremely beneficial event for those interested in business and corporate law as well as students interested in advertisement law.
Panel of Transactional Attorneys
The LA Business and Law Society is proud to host a discussion by highly-regarded transactional attorneys from Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices of distinguished law firms. The panelists will describe the nature of their work and share tips as to how to get into various areas of transactional law. The panelists come from a broad range of practice areas including property, corporate transactions, securities law, and public finance. The firms that will be represented are the following:
Foley & Judell
This will be an extremely helpful event for students interested in business and transactional work.