2017 Corporate Counsel Conference



General Counsel Silent Auction

Friday, March 31st, during the HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Awards Reception at the Epic Hotel, Miami, FL

It is through this General Counsel Silent Auction that we will raise funds to benefit the HNBA’s many programs designed to promote diversity within our profession and further assist our communities and those we serve.


Concept: The General Counsel Silent Auction is one of the HNBA’s signature fundraising initiatives. In accordance with our mission, to enrich and diversify the legal profession, the Auction is designed to promote meaningful business relationships between America’s leading corporate law departments and HNBA attorney members, whilst raising funds to support our important programs.

Description: This event will allow HNBA members the opportunity to meet with top in-house counsel and develop or expand meaningful relationships, while assisting the organization to sustain and carry out our vital work and mission.

Format: The Auctionee and Winning Bidder will have the opportunity to schedule a time to meet at a mutually convenient date, time and place. A One-on-One Opportunity!!

This is a perfect opportunity to support your legal community and help the Hispanic National Bar Association raise the funds needed to enhance existing programs and develop new ones for our communities. Look for the Auction signs at the HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Awards Reception and place your bid!

**Disclaimer: Participation in this event does not guarantee that participating attorneys or firms will be engaged by the participating companies and/or government agencies.

Opening Plenary Session: General Counsel Roundtable

Friday, March 31st, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Doing Business in a Global Environment: A View from Both Sides of the Pond: Listen in as leading General Counsel from U.S. and foreign-based corporations discuss the major legal issues their companies face and the strategies they employ to seek compliance with applicable law. The panel will discuss the most pressing legal/compliance issues both in the United States and abroad, including recent legal developments and state/federal legislation which impact their organizations. Learn about best practices utilized by these top corporate attorneys when faced with these pressing legal concerns in a global organization/marketplace.

Take a Look at Our General Counsels!

Brenda Puig from Walmart Argentina (International)

Horacio Gutierrez from Spotify (U.S.)

Robert Fatovic from Ryder (U.S.)

Christopher Korst from Rent-A-Center (U.S.)

Jose H. Salaverria from Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A (International)

Diana Wilson-Patrick from Caribbean Development Bank (International)

Joaquin Balcarcel from Televisa SA (International)