CMCP 29th Annual Business Conference

October 10 - 12, 2018 • The Palace Hotel • San Francisco

#CMCP2018

Two+ days of learning and professional and business development opportunities

The CMCP Annual Business Conference brings together over 500 business attorneys at all levels, from law firm associates to managing partners, to general counsel, from throughout California and across the nation.

This is the biggest annual business and diversity conference for attorneys in California, consistently drawing attorneys and diversity leaders from leading companies, law firms and agencies.

Watch our highlight videos and see why the CMCP Annual Business Conference is the place for California business attorneys this October!

Title Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Featured Sessions and Programs

What Our Conference Attendees Say

I love participating in CMCP’s Annual Business Conference year after year because it provides a great opportunity to connect with like-minded peers interested in actively working towards advancement of inclusion and diversity in the legal profession.
Deanna Kwong, IP Litigation Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
All it takes is one visit to a CMCP Conference to see what the legal profession should look like - inclusive, diverse and welcoming. CMCP is a great business partner and source of inspiration for us.
Jordan Cohen, Assistant General Counsel, Wells Fargo
The CMCP conference provides a wonderful opportunity to connect with diverse firms. I’ve made great contacts who have provided invaluable service.
Helen Omapas, Director, Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property, Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Conference Planning Committee

Daniel Castro

Daniel Castro

Partner

Loza & Loza, LLP

Michael H. Davis

Michael H. Davis

Associate

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ashley Kim

Ashley Kim

In-House Counsel

Mobilitie, LLC

Cherise S. Latortue

Cherise S. Latortue

Associate

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Jacqueline K. S. Lee

Jacqueline K. S. Lee

Associate General Counsel

Flynn Restaurant Group

Jennifer C. Lee

Jennifer C. Lee

Senior Associate

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Jeff Leung

Jeff Leung

Associate

Arent Fox LLP

Adriene Plescia Lynch

Adriene Plescia Lynch

Associate

Alston & Bird LLP

Gavin M. Masuda

Gavin M. Masuda

Associate

Latham & Watkins LLP

Miguel Molina

Miguel Molina

Litigation Counsel

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Candace Neal

Candace Neal

Associate

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

Catherine F. Ngo

Catherine F. Ngo

Associate

Nossaman LLP

Philip I. Person

Philip I. Person

Associate

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Carolyn Sha

Carolyn Sha

Associate

Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

Nikolas E. Takacs

Nikolas E. Takacs

Senior Counsel

Wells Fargo

Eric R. Tuy

Eric R. Tuy

Senior Associate

Archer Norris PLC

Robert E. Williams

Robert E. Williams

Senior Associate General Counsel

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Business Conference Sponsorship

Sponsor the CMCP 29th Annual Business Conference! Your conference sponsorship supports CMCP’s programs and shows your organization’s commitment to CMCP & legal profession diversity.

Thank You 2018 Sponsors!

Thanks to our 2018 Annual Business Conference sponsors leading the way. Join them and support CMCP’s mission in creating access and opportunity for attorneys of color.

Sponsorship Opportunities

#CMCP2018 brings exciting new sponsorship opportunities for your organization. Show your commitment to CMCP and legal profession diversity and become a sponsor today!

Why Sponsor #CMCP2018

With over 500 diverse corporate and law firm attorneys attending this two day event, the CMCP Annual Business Conference offers you the opportunity to help build business relationships and gain face-time with our attendees.

2018 Sponsors - Leading the Way

Signature Sponsors

Google - Title Sponsor
Seyfarth Shaw - Title Sponsor
Walmart - Lead Sponsor
Sidley - Welcome Reception
Littler - Opening GC Panel
Polsinelli - Recognition Lunch
Allen Matkins - From the Desk of the GC

2017 Conference Attendance

Companies (62)

Majority-Owned Law Firms (101)

Minority-Owned Law Firms (39)

Partners (190)

Associates (117)

General Counsel (14)

Assistant General Counsel (20)

In-House Non-Managers (71)

2017 Conference Highlights