Calendar

Jul
14
Tue
#MBBALearns MBBA In-House Session Support (Session 2)
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and recent incidents of racial injustice, the MBBA will be hosting a series of three 60-minute sessions for black in-house attorneys intended to provide career support. Each session will feature two senior black in-house attorneys and will be moderated MBBA board members.

The sessions will not be recorded. Each session will be shaped by questions and concerns submitted anonymously prior to each session, however topics during these frank conversations with in-house attorneys may include:

· Anxiety around layoffs and furloughs and staying prepared for any outcome

· How to stay productive during the pandemic

· What to do if work expectations are unclear or cannot be achieved due to decreased client demand or a change in business priorities

· Mental health support/dealing with feeling overwhelmed, disconnected and isolated

· Professional development /branding

· Self-care/ taking personal time off

· Dealing with the “Home Office” and disruption (children, pets, technology)” and disruption (children, pets, technology)

Session 2

July 14th 2020 5:30 – 6:30pm

Moderator: 

Zalika Pierre, Associate General Counsel, Instagram and MBBA Board Member

Panelists:

Cynthia Adams, Managing Director & General Counsel for Regulatory, Litigation & Employment – Jefferies

Nate Saint-Victor, Executive Director – Morgan Stanley

 

Please submit your anonymous questions and concerns via the form available HERE.

 
 
*These sessions will not be recorded*
Jul
15
Wed
#MBBALearns MBBA Support for Black Government and Public Interest Attorneys (Session 1)
Jul 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and recent incidents of racial injustice, the MBBA will be hosting a series of two 60-minute sessions for black government and public interest attorneys intended to provide career support. Each session will feature two senior black attorneys and will be moderated Nicole Lester Arrindell, MBBA board member. The sessions will not be recorded. Each session will be shaped by questions and concerns submitted anonymously prior to each session, however topics during these frank conversations with in-house attorneys may include: 

· Anxiety around layoffs and furloughs and staying prepared for any outcome

· How to stay productive during the pandemic

· What to do if work expectations are unclear or cannot be achieved due to changes in government operations and financial distress

· Mental health support/dealing with feeling overwhelmed, disconnected and isolated

· Professional development /branding

· Self-care/ taking personal time off

· Dealing with the “Home Office” and disruption (children, pets, technology)

Session 1

July 15, 2020 5:30 – 6:30pm

Moderator: 

Nicole Lester Arrindell, MBBA Board Member

Panelists:

Olga Statz, General Counsel, NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings

Montel Cherry, Supervising Attorney, Mobilization for Justice

Please submit your anonymous questions and concerns via the form available HERE.

 
*These sessions will not be recorded*
Jul
22
Wed
#MBBALearns MBBA Support for Black Government and Public Interest Attorneys (Session 2)
Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and recent incidents of racial injustice, the MBBA will be hosting a series of two 60-minute sessions for black government and public interest attorneys intended to provide career support. Each session will feature two senior black attorneys and will be moderated Nicole Lester Arrindell, MBBA board member. The sessions will not be recorded. Each session will be shaped by questions and concerns submitted anonymously prior to each session, however topics during these frank conversations with in-house attorneys may include: 

· Anxiety around layoffs and furloughs and staying prepared for any outcome

· How to stay productive during the pandemic

· What to do if work expectations are unclear or cannot be achieved due to changes in government operations and financial distress

· Mental health support/dealing with feeling overwhelmed, disconnected and isolated

· Professional development /branding

· Self-care/ taking personal time off

· Dealing with the “Home Office” and disruption (children, pets, technology)” and disruption (children, pets, technology)

Session 2

July 22, 2020 5:30 – 6:30pm

Moderator: 

Nicole Lester Arrindell, MBBA Board Member

Panelists:

Saratu Ghartey, Chief Program Accountability Officer at NYC Human Resources Administration

Seth Steed, Senior Investigative Counsel and Policy Advisor to Darcel Clark, District Attorney of Bronx County

Please submit your anonymous questions and concerns via the form available HERE.

 
*These sessions will not be recorded*
Jul
28
Tue
#MBBALearns MBBA In-House Session Support (Session 3)
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and recent incidents of racial injustice, the MBBA will be hosting a series of three 60-minute sessions for black in-house attorneys intended to provide career support. Each session will feature two senior black in-house attorneys and will be moderated MBBA board members.

The sessions will not be recorded. Each session will be shaped by questions and concerns submitted anonymously prior to each session, however topics during these frank conversations with in-house attorneys may include:

· Anxiety around layoffs and furloughs and staying prepared for any outcome

· How to stay productive during the pandemic

· What to do if work expectations are unclear or cannot be achieved due to decreased client demand or a change in business priorities

· Mental health support/dealing with feeling overwhelmed, disconnected and isolated

· Professional development /branding

· Self-care/ taking personal time off

· Dealing with the “Home Office” and disruption (children, pets, technology)” and disruption (children, pets, technology)

Session 3

July 28th 2020 5:30 – 6:30pm

Moderator: 

Areal Allen-Stewart, Associate Director, Compliance and Regulatory Counsel at Ross Stores, Inc. and MBBA General Counsel

Panelists:

Paula Tuffin, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel – Better.com

Alphonzo Grant, Managing Director, Legal & Compliance Division, Global Litigation Group – Morgan Stanley

 

Please submit your anonymous questions and concerns via the form available HERE.

 
 
*These sessions will not be recorded*