Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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DLA Piper office, Frost Bank Tower 
401 Congress Avenue, Ste 2500
Austin, TX 78701

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Deb Dirks 
ACC Austin 




October CLE Luncheon

The Essential Role of the Corporate Secretary – What General Counsel Need to Know

Please join DLA Piper and a panel of your peers for a discussion that will examine the role of the Corporate Secretary, strategies for fostering good governance practices and best practices to support the development of a highly functioning board.  Topics will include:

  • Best practices for managing and adding value to board processes
  • Increased use of technology to drive efficiencies
  • Navigating board dynamics and fostering constructive conversations
  • Outside general counsel – knowing when to engage


Courtney Dickey, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, DOSH Holdings, Inc.

Nestor Ho, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Silicon Laboratories

Chad Costello, General Counsel, WP Engine


Jen Smith, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US)


  • 11:30am-12:00pm         Registration
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm           CLE Program & Lunch 

PARKING: Validated parking will be provided. Please access the Frost Tower parking garage via the entrance on 4th street. Please bring your ticket with you.

CLE CREDIT:  1 hour of Texas CLE credit is approved for this course.