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The Litigation Section presents
Amicus Briefing on the Front Line

November 8, 2017: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, Lunch will be provided by Twitter
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Inside and Outside Counsel, Government, and Non-Profit Perspectives on Current Amicus Briefing Strategies, Impacts, War Stories

Michelle Lee
AGC, Litigation and Competition, Twitter

Aaron Schur
Senior Director of Litigation, Yelp

Corynne McSherry
Legal Director EFF

Christine Van Aken,
Head of Appellate, SF City Attorneys Office

Zachary Alinder
Sideman & Bancroft, LLP

• Overview of amicus briefing procedural requirements.
• Strategy/process on how and when to solicit amicus support both internal support for third party cases and external support for party cases.
• Strategies/process for effective amicus brief writing.
• War stories or favorite anecdotes from the panel on the importance and impact of persuasive amicus briefing.

Section Chair: Holly House, Paul Hastings

Upcoming Seminars


795 Folsom Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94103


MCLE Registration: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch/Program: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.


BASF Student Member$30.00
Section Member$40.00
BASF Member$50.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G173118

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