Program and Speaker Biographies

 

Monday, February 14, 2011

 

Plenary Session: Anatomy of a Cartel Investigation

  • D. Martin Low, QC, Partner, McMillan LLP, Toronto
  • Julian M. Joshua, Partner, Howrey LLP, Brussels
  • Linda Evans, Partner, Clayton Utz, Sydney
  • Thomas Mueller, Partner, Wilmer Hale, Washington, D.C.
  • Youngjin Jung, Attorney, Kim & Chang, Seoul

Breakout Session: Response to a Cartel Investigation – Presentation

  • Stephen Kinsella, OBE, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Brussels & London
  • James R. Wade, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Donald C. Klawiter, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Ritcher & Hampton LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Ray V. Hartwell, III, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Joy Fuyuno, Partner, White & Case LLP, Tokyo

Breakout Session: Shifting the Employment Paradigm

  • Andrea R. Clark-Smith, Senior Attorney, American Airlines
  • Sheldon M. Kline, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Malcolm Pike, Divisional Managing Partner, Addleshaw Goddard, London
  • Renate Dirnbeck, Senior Legal Counsel, Austrian Airlines
  • Andrea Bowman, General Attorney, Delta Air Lines

Luncheon Guest Speaker

  •  Francine Kerner, Chief Counsel, Transportation Security Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security

Breakout Session: The Security Challenge

  • Georgina A-M Graham, Director, ACI ICAO Bureau, Airports Council International
  • Asaf Rasiel, Partner, Shimoni, Alster & Rasiel, Tel Aviv
  • James L. Casey, Vice President, Industry Services & Deputy General Counsel, Air Transport Association of America
  • Anthony Giovanniello, Assistant Chief Counsel for International and Operational Law, Transportation Security Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Dennis Fiorido, Regional Manager Corporate Security West and Asia, Air Canada

 Breakout Session: The Expansion of Human Rights Laws – Presentation

  • Richard Gimblett, Partner, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP, London
  • Joan Gabel, United States Counsel, Société Air France
  • Christa M. Hinckley, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP, Dallas
  • Blane Workie, Deputy Assistant General Counsel, United States Department of Transportation
  • Karen Mosher, Secretary General, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Plenary Session: Regulatory Update 

  • Louise-Hélène Sénécal, Assistant General Counsel, Air Canada
  • Peter Macara, Legal Director, Clyde & Co, London
  • Anita M. Mosner, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Beatrice Lim, Commercial Director, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
  • Ilona M. Crommentuijn, Legal Counsel, Schiphol Airport Group
  • Pierre Frühling, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, Brussels

     

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011

     

    Plenary Session: Does International Air Law Still Matter?

    • George N. Tompkins, Jr., Of Counsel, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, New York
    • Thomas J. Whalen, Member, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Washington, D.C.
    • Michael Milde, Emeritus Director, McGill Institute of Air & Space Law
    • Antônio Garbelini Júnior, Partner, Siqueira Castro, São Paulo
    • Prof. Dr. Pablo Mendes de León, Director, International Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Leiden
    • Prof. Dr. Regula Dettling-Ott, Vice President EU Affairs, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

    Breakout Session: Developments in Forum Non Conveniens – Presentation

    • John D. Goetz, Partner, Jones Day, Pittsburgh
    • Allan Mendelsohn, Of Counsel, Cozen O’Connor, Washington, D.C.
    • Debra Fowler, Senior Aviation Counsel, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
    • Paul Dempsey, Director, McGill Institute of Air & Space Law
    • Éric Vallières, Partner, McMillan LLP, Montréal

    2011 Directory – Alliances Presentation

    • Trevor Soames, Solicitor-Advocate & Barrister, Brussels
    • John Pheasant, Partner, Hogan Lovells, London
    • Bruce Rabinovitz, Senioe Partner, WilmerHale
    •  J. Otto Grunow, General Manager, American Airlines, British Airways & Iberia Airlines Joint Business
    • Barbara van Koppen, General Counsel, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

    Breakout Session: Liability Update: Global Reports – Presentation

    • Mark Mackrell, Partner, Norton White, Sydney
    • Robert Lawson Q.C., Barrister, Quadrant Chambers, London
    • Andrew Harakas, Partner, Clyde & Co, New York
    • Daniel Soffin, Solicitor, Gates and Partners, London
    • Tom McLaughlin, Partner, Perkins Coie, Seattle

    Breakout Session: Special Regional Session – The Americas

    • Marshall S. Sinick, Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P., Washington, D.C.
    • Juan Carlos Mencio, North American General Counsel, LAN Airlines
    • Isabel Mazoni Andrade, Partner, Felsberg e Associados¸ São Paulo
    • Tae Mee Park, Associate, Bersenas Jacobson Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP, Toronto
    • Eduardo Iglesias, Vice President Legal, AviancaTaca, Bogotá

    Plenary Session: The General Counsel’s Roundtable – Presentation

    • Bob Albergotti, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP¸ Dallas
    • Mats Lönnkvist, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, SAS Group
    • Abby L. Bried, Managing Attorney International and Global Compliance, United-Continental Holdings, Inc.
    • David J. Shapiro, Vice President & General Counsel, Air Canada
    • M. Rush O’Keefe, Jr., Senior Vice President & General Counsel, FedEx Express

     

     

    Legal Symposium 2011 Attendee List