Wake Forest Law co-sponsors panel discussion on role of in-house counsel during corporate crisis on Nov. 13

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A panel, including Wake Forest Law Professor Harold Lloyd, will discuss the roles and responsibilities of in-house counsel when a company goes through a corporate crisis, such as the one faced by General Motors earlier this year, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the O’Henry Hotel.

The panel is co-sponsored by Wake Forest Law, the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), Bell, Davis & Pitt and Corporate Counsel Magazine.

Joining Professor Lloyd will be Sue Reisinger, senior reporter for Corporate Counsel Magazine; Martha Boyd, senior vice president of Volvo Group Trucks Sales and Marketing Americas; Jim Fox, director at Bell Davis & Pitt P.A.; and Rob Hunter, executive managing director and deputy general counsel at The Clearing House. The panels plans to discuss the legal, ethical and functional aspects of an in-house counsel position during a corporate crisis.

The event will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 followed by dinner at 6:30 and the panel discussion at 7:30. The cost is $15 for NCBA Corporate Counsel Section Members and $25 for non-members.

Five Wake Forest Law students will also attend the event: Becky Chen, Josh Adams (’15), Stefan Scwarc, Sarah Summit and Nabila Abdulhafiz.

The Corporate Counsel Section of the NCBA sponsors Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs and services, provides members with a substantive newsletter and helps mold the NCBA’s legislative agenda for presentation to the General Assembly.

Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law faculty, Professor Lloyd was vice president and general counsel of The Fresh Market Inc. for 10 years. Previously, he was a partner with the firm of Tuaggle, Duggins & Meschan, P.A. where he had a general commercial practice. That practice included representing clients in the areas of commercial contracts, commercial leasing, commercial lending, intellectual property and commercial bankruptcy law. Professor Lloyd’s full bio can be found on the Wake Forest Law website.