Podcast by NYC Bar Association
Inside the Policy Work of the New York City Bar Association
City Bar Senior Policy Counsel Maria Cilenti, Director of Advocacy Elizabeth Kocienda, and Policy Counsel Mary Margulis-Ohnuma discuss how they work with the Association’s 150-plus committees to take and advocate positions on a wide range of local, national and international issues; how they’ve adapted their work during the pandemic; and some of the issues addressed in recent months.
Three Former City Bar Diversity Fellows on Their Professional Journeys
Michele Natal, Co-Chair of the City Bar’s Recruitment & Retention of Lawyers Committee and an attorney at Mayer Brown, speaks with Muhammad Faridi, her Committee Co-Chair and a Partner at Patterson Belknap, and James A. Lewis, V, Executive Director of the City Bar’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion, about how the Diversity Fellows program has helped them and others make their way in the legal profession.
Access to Insurance in Underserved Communities
John S. Pruitt, a member of the City Bar’s Insurance Law Committee and a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, speaks with Susan K. Neely, President and CEO of the American Council of Life Insurers, about what insurers are doing to offer life insurance and retirement security in traditionally underserved communities, and the challenges insurers and agents face in doing so.
Making It Work: The In-House/Outside Litigation Counsel Dynamic - Nike and DLA Piper
Christina Lewicky, a member of the City Bar’s Litigation Committee, speaks with Robert Leinwand, Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel at Nike, and Scott Wilson, a Partner at DLA Piper.
Copyright and Choreography
Clint Hannah and Stephanie Krasnov of the City Bar’s Entertainment Law Committee speak with Professor Deborah Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina School of Law and Amy Lehman of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.
Dog Shootings by Police - Understanding, Prevention and Deterrence
Sherry Ramsey, a member of the City Bar’s Animal Law Committee, speaks with John Thompson, Vice President of the Small & Rural Law Enforcement Executives Association and former Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the National Sheriffs Association.