Managing partner Cheryl Orr spoke at the 2017 First Chair Awards Conference & Gala in Chicago on August 30.

The annual awards program recognizes America’s most innovative and accomplished in-house counsel for their achievements and significant contributions to the legal community. The conference featured a full day of CLE programming, including a general counsel roundtable and numerous breakout sessions led by law firm practitioners and members of the in-house community.

Cheryl presented on a panel titled “‘You’re Fired!’ – Employment Law in the Age of Trump” with Lori Bowman of Ogletree Deakins and Natalie Nathanson of Jackson Lewis. William Daley of Conagra Brands moderated.

Drinker Biddle is a platinum sponsor of the full-day event. Lynne Anderson, Jaime Walter, Phil Lebel and Ramon Miyar also attended.

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