On September 19, 2013, the Northern California offices hosted the 4th annual Bay Area General Counsel Roundtable at the Rosewood Hotel in Menlo Park, CA. General counsel from local Bay Area companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 500, gathered to participate in panel topics including:
- Shareholder Activism: Theory and Practice
- Cybersecurity: Leading on the Corporate Frontier
- Globalization of Antitrust: The Impact on M&A, Standard-Setting and Commercial Practices
- Supreme Court Update: Review of Major Decisions and Upcoming Cases
Speakers included Sidley partners: Thomas Cole (Chicago), Thomas Kim (Washington), Alan Raul (Washington), Stephen Kinsella (Brussels), Joseph R. Guerra (Washington), Mark E. Haddad (LA) and Peter D. Keisler (Washington).
The event concluded with a keynote speech given by Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief, chair, and president of The Huffington Post.