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Sutherland Participates in ACC’s 2010 Annual Meeting: Four Attorneys Will Present and Firm Will Co-Host Cocktail Reception with ACC’s Energy Committee

October 18, 2010

ATLANTA and WASHINGTON (October 18, 2010)Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces it is serving as a gold sponsor for the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel being held October 24-27, in San Antonio, Texas. Four Sutherland attorneys will present during three of the meeting’s programs, and Sutherland will co-host a cocktail reception with the ACC’s Energy Committee.

“It is an honor to sponsor the ACC’s Annual Meeting, and we are proud to participate in the thought-leadership programs," said Chief Client Service Officer Felice C. Wagner. “We look forward to this event and continuing our relationship with the ACC."

Sutherland attorneys Amish M. Shah, Cynthia M. Krus, Adam B. Cohen and Jacob Dweck will speak during the meeting. Their presentations include:
 
Amish M. Shah
Monday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Consumer Power Project  (Session 209)
 
Cynthia M. Krus and Adam B. Cohen
Tuesday, October 26, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Who Really Has “Say on Pay"?  (Session 508)
Client panelists: Suzanne Forlidas (CCE) and Beth Knickerbocker (M&I)
 
Jacob Dweck
Tuesday, October 26, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Which Way is the Wind Blowing Today? A Practical Review of the Legal Implications of Climate  Change  (Session 708)

As part of Sutherland’s national Energy Committee sponsorship, Sutherland is hosting a cocktail reception and tequila tasting on Sunday, October 24, at Sazo’s Latin Grill in the Marriott Rivercenter.

“We will begin the annual meeting celebrating and enjoying San Antonio with the ACC’s Energy Committee," said Energy and Environmental Partner Kirstin E. Gibbs, who is the Sutherland partner responsible for the Energy Committee sponsorship. “This reception continues our successful alliance, and we look forward to seeing our clients and friends there."

The primary purpose of the ACC’s Energy Committee is to promote the objectives of the ACC within the field of energy law, provide a forum for exchange of information and ideas relating to energy law among in-house counsel, serve as an educational resource to in-house energy attorneys, and combine the experience of its members to benefit the energy legal community. The committee offers resources such as monthly Legal Quick Hits on hot topics in energy law, Webinars and white papers. Sutherland is the 2010 sponsor of the ACC’s Energy Committee and has provided seven Legal Quick Hits, two Webinars and a FERC InfoPak to its members so far this year.

All attendees are invited to visit with Sutherland’s lawyers in the exhibition hall at booth #435.

About the ACC’s Annual Meeting
The ACC’s Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of in-house counsel from around the world. Since it began in 1983, it has grown to become the premier annual event for corporate attorneys to gain education credits, meet with legal service providers and network with their peers.

SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.

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