Speaking Engagement

A Perfect Storm for Directors: More Risk with Less Protection

NACD PSW/USC Marshall Corporate Directors Symposium

Online Event

Shocks vs. Shifts: What Matters, What Doesn’t, and How to Tell the Difference

Blank Rome partner Sharon R. Klein, chair of the firm’s Privacy, Security & Data Protection practice, will serve as a speaker for the National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) PSW/USC Marshall Corporate Directors Symposium, taking place Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT, as a virtual event.

Sharon will host the “A Perfect Storm for Directors: More Risk with Less Protection” roundtable from 8:20 to 9:15 a.m. PDT, with partners Yelena M. Barychev, Paul H. Tzur, and Alex C. Nisenbaum and associate Karen H. Shin participating.


The competitive landscape in nearly every sector and industry is changing rapidly. The NACD Pacific Southwest Chapter and USC Marshall Executive Education have partnered again to help board members be future ready for tasks ahead.

This half-day, virtual symposium examines key findings from behavioral economics regarding group decision-making processes, associated biases, and approaches for addressing these biases as well as social, technological, environmental, and legal shocks and shifts.

Blank Rome is pleased to be a sponsor of the Symposium.

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.