ABA International Law Section 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting


Blank Rome LLP is proud to be a sponsor of the American Bar Association (“ABA”) International Law Section's 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, which will be held online from May 26 to July 2, 2020, in response to the current COVID-19 environment and safety concerns.

Blank Rome Partner John D. Kimball, who is based in the Firm’s New York office and focuses his practice on maritime law and commercial litigation, is a member of ABA’s 2020 Planning Committee for the annual virtual meeting. Associate Erica A. Swensson, who is based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office and focuses her practice on complex matrimonial and family law matters, will be speaking on the Blank Rome-sponsored program session, Non-disclosure Agreements and Silencing Orders – Disempowerment in the Modern Age, on June 1, at 1:30 p.m. EDT.

The 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will host more than 45 Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) programs as well as a variety of non-CLE programs for registered participants. Leading experts will discuss the industry disruption caused by the pandemic and the path forward in critical areas of public and private international law, notably offering insights on cutting-edge strategies and trends in dispute resolution, finance, artificial intelligence, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, M&A, FinTech, migration/immigration, white collar criminal, individual rights, cybersecurity, trade, environmental, national security, soft skills programming, committee events, and much more.