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December 2014

Gordon & Rees to Present Its First Annual Legal Education Conference in New York City

On Jan. 22, 2015, Gordon & Rees will present its First Annual Legal Education Conference, a day of informative programs covering 10 legal areas that are of key importance to businesses.

The complimentary event – which includes breakfast, lunch and an evening cocktail reception – will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Convene Conference Center, 32 Old Slip, in New York City.   All courses have been approved for both CE and CLE credits for New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Gordon & Rees attorneys and distinguished guest speakers will provide invaluable perspectives on timely issues related to employment, insurance, class actions, intellectual property, construction, products liability, ERISA, environmental law, legal ethics, and data security. Attendees can register for the entire day or for individual programs.

Mercedes Colwin, managing partner of Gordon & Rees’s New York office, and Wm. David Cornwell Sr., a partner in the firm’s Atlanta office, will be the luncheon keynote speakers. Colwin is a leading U.S. trial lawyer and a top legal analyst on the Fox News Network. Cornwell represents high-profile professional athletes and sports agents and agencies, in addition to serving as executive director of the National Football League Coaches Association.

One of the fastest-growing law firms in the country, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 575 lawyers and 33 offices in 21 states. In 2014, The National Law Journal ranked the firm 89th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 131 on the Am Law 200 and at No. 26 on its Diversity Scorecard. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees has been recognized on the “BTI Client Service A-Team” survey for the past three years and has been honored as a 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" for Fortune 500 companies as well as selected for inclusion on Corporate Counsel magazine’s 2014 “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”

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