This event is open to all Bay Area Sustainable Partner Program Participants and Peer Partners. Please see the resources section at the bottom of the page for a detailed PDF version of the agenda, speaker biographies, and nearby hotels.


11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Check-In and Lunch
Remarks by Robert Grey, Jr., President, LCLD

12:30 - 12:40 pm

Mark W. Danis, Vice President-Deputy General Counsel, The Clorox Company

12:40 - 1:25 pm

Keynote: Killing Your Next Pitch
Arturo González, Partner, Chair, Commercial Litigation and Trial Practice Group Morrison & Foerster LLP  

1:25 - 1:55 pm

Making an Impact
Laura Stein, Executive Vice President and General Counsel Corporate Affairs; Chair, LCLD Board of Directors | Erin Collins, Senior Corporate Counsel, The Clorox Company; 2017 LCLD Pathfinder 

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Positioning Your In-House Counsel for Success
Jon Solorzano, Senior Director, Legal and Corporate Development, The Clorox Company | Michelle Chiu, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; 2016 LCLD Fellow & West Regional Lead, Alumni Executive Counsel | Bonnie Lau, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP; 2013 LCLD Fellow & Chair-Elect, Alumni Executive Counsel | Kenneth Perry, Deputy General Counsel, Fannie Mae; 2012 LCLD Fellow & At-Large Member, Alumni Executive Counsel

3:00 - 3:15 pm

Networking Break

3:15 - 4:10 pm

Breakout Sessions: Peer Partner Pairings and Pitch Best Practices Exercises
Kenneth Perry, Deputy General Counsel, Fannie Mae; 2012 Fellow & At-Large Member, Alumni Executive Counsel

4:15 - 4:55 pm

Understanding the Business to Drive Influence 
Monica Patel, Senior Counsel, IBM; 2015 LCLD Fellow & Chair, Alumni Executive Counsel Neela Paykel, Deputy General Counsel, Waymo | Mai Robertson, Associate General Counsel, Fannie Mae, 2017 LCLD Fellow | Christiane "Chrissy" Roussell, Vice President, Employee Relations, Sony Pictures Entertainment; 2014 LCLD Fellow 

4:55 - 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

5:00 - 6:15 pm

Cocktail Reception

This program is sponsored by the following LCLD member organizations:

For questions, please contact Erin Hess.