Tulane Corporate Law Institute


Tulane Corporate Law Institute

The Tulane Corporate Law Institute is an annual two-day M&A and corporate law conference that takes place in downtown New Orleans every spring. It attracts the most high-profile lawyers and bankers from around the country, as well as judges, journalists, and others who follow the dealmaking world. [cite web
url=http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/04/01/10-questions-for-tulane/
title=10 Questions for Tulane
publisher: New York Times
date=04/01/08
] The event typically takes place in late March or early April, at a prominent Canal Street hotel.

History

In the late 1980s, Delaware Supreme Court Justice Andrew G.T. Moore and a group of prominent New Orleans corporate practitioners were among those who undertook an aggressive goal: to establish a new annual platform for a gathering of the nation'sleading corporate jurists and practitioners. [cite web|url=http://www.law.tulane.edu/uploadedFiles/Life_After_Law_School/CLE/PDFs_for_Events_and_Conferences/CLI-BROCHURE-WEB.pdf | title=20th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute Brochure|year=2008|publisher: Tulane] More than 20 years later, the Tulane Corporate Law Institute continues to play a critical role as the meeting place for national leaders in the fields of law and business. [cite web
url=http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/04/03/from-tulane-top-deal-makers-on-ma/
title=From Tulane, Top Deal Makers on M&A
publisher: New York Times
date=04/03/08
]

Past Speakers

*Paul Atkins, SEC Commissioner
*Brian Cartwright, SEC General Counsel and ex-Latham & Watkins partner
*Brackett B. Denniston III, Sr. Vice President and General Counsel, General Electric
*Robert A. Kindler, Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley
*Martin Lipton, Founding Partner of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
*Christina Mohr, Managing Director, Citigroup Global Markets
*Joseph R. Perella, CEO of Perella Weinberg Partners
*Mark Shafir, Global Head of M&A, Citigroup Inc
*Myron Steele, Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice

Past Media Attendees

* David Faber, Anchor, "Squawk on the Street," CNBC
*Andrew Ross Sorkin, Head M&A Reporter, The New York Times
*Dennis Berman, Head M&A Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Past Locations

* [http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewOrleans/Default.htm The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans]
*Westin New Orleans Canal Place

tudent-Practitioner Interaction

While the Tulane Corporate Law Institute is not a student function, the Tulane Law School's career development office (CDO) typically organizes informational interviews among leading practitioners and select groups of Tulane law and JD/MBA students. In the past, students have met directly with a variety of business and governmental leaders, including partners of big New York City and Los Angeles law firms, in-house attorneys at major investment banks and hedge funds throughout the country, and the commissioner of the SEC.

References

ee also

*Corporate law
*Mergers and acquisitions
*Tulane University Law School


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