Celebration of Latino Alumni - Videos

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Friday, September 28, 2012:

Welcoming Remarks
Paul L. Perito ’64
, President, Harvard Law School Association; Chairman, President and COO Star Scientific, Inc.; Chairman and CEO, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
Andrés W. López ’95, Chairman, HLSA Latino Alumni Committee; President, The Law Offices of Andrés W. López, P.S.C.

Proskauer Welcome Luncheon
CEO Roundtable: Top Latinos Leading the Way

Welcome and Sponsor Introduction: Ricardo A. Anzaldua ’90, Member, CLA Planning Committee; SVP and General Counsel for Property Casualty Division, Hartford Financial 
Sponsor Remarks: Carlos Martinez ’87, Partner, Proskauer 
Moderator: Gilbert Vazquez ’78, Partner, Strasburger & Price LLP 
Ramon Murguia '84, Owner, Murguia Law Office  
Diana Derycz-Kessler ’91, CEO and President, Los Angeles Film School


Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Plenary Session
The Representation Equation: Latino Leaders in (and Seeking) Elected Office
Sponsor Remarks: Jose A. Esteves, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 
Moderator: Regina T. Montoya ’79, Member, CLA Planning Committee; Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas 
Hon. Julián Castro ’00, Mayor, San Antonio, Texas 
Hon. Joseph Garcia ’83, Lieutenant Governor, Colorado


Locke Lord LLP Concurrent Session
Pro Bono Publico: Latinos Leading in Public Interest and Civil Rights 
Sponsor Remarks: Roel C. Campos ’79, Partner, Locke Lord, LLP 
Moderator: Juan E. Zúñiga ’92, Founder, Cross Border Law Group, P.C.
John C. Bonifaz ’92, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Free Speech For People; Founder, National Voting Rights Institute 
Luz E. Herrera ’99, Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law 
Jessica G. Price ’08, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California 
Nancy A. Ramirez ’90, Western Regional Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP Concurrent Session: 
Latinos, LLP: Latinos Leading at Firms and as In-House Counsel
Sponsor Remarks: Carmen Corrales ’89, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Moderator: Ricardo A. Anzaldua ’90, Member, CLA Planning Committee; SVP and General Counsel for Property Casualty Division, Hartford Financial 
Carlos Martinez ’87, Partner, Proskauer 
Tammy Albarrán ’99, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Arturo J. González ’85, Litigation Co-Chair, Morrison & Foerster, LLP 
Michael D. Marin ’94, Partner, Boulette & Golden LLP 
Adriana I. Reyes-Villanueva ’96, Senior Director Legal, PepsiCo, Inc. 
Kim M. Rivera ’94, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, DaVita Inc. 
Patricia J. Villareal ’80, Partner in Charge, Jones Day


Steptoe & Johnson LLP Plenary Dinner
Successes, Setbacks & Solutions: Latino Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Welcome and Introduction: Juanita C. Hernández ’85, Co-Chair, CLA Planning Committee; Office of the General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission 
Keynote: Hon. Julián Castro ’00, Mayor, San Antonio, Texas

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Saturday, September 29, 2012:


Crowell & Moring LLP Plenary Session
The State of Latinos in the Legal Academy
Welcome and Sponsor Introduction: Andrew M. Crespo ’08, Member, CLA Planning Committee; Staff Attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia 
Sponsor Remarks: Ashley Riveira ’06, Associate, Crowell & Moring LLP 
Raquel E. Aldana ’97, Professor of Law and Director of the Inter-America Program, University of the Pacific 
Norma Cantú ’77, Professor, University of Texas School of Law 
Jorge L. Esquirol J.D. ’89, S.J.D ’01, Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law 
Ileana Porras ’89, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Miami Law School 
Jorge A. Ramírez ’90, Associate Dean for International Programs and Professor of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law


A Conversation with the Dean
Introduction: Andrés W. López ’95, Chairman, HLSA Latino Alumni Committee; President, The Law Offices of Andrés W. López, P.S.C
Martha Minow, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law

Called to Serve: Latino Leaders in Federal Government
Moderator: Juanita C. Hernández ’85, Co-Chair, CLA Planning Committee; Office of the General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission 
Jessica R. Herrera-Flanigan ’95, Partner, The Monument Policy Group 
David Lopez ’88, General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
Edith Ramirez ’92, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission 
James Vigil, Jr. ’89, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of State


Morrison & Foerster LLP Gala Dinner

Welcome and Sponsor Introduction: Andrés W. López ’95, Chairman, HLSA Latino Alumni Committee; President, The Law Offices of Andrés W. López, P.S.C. 
Sponsor Remarks: Arturo J. González ’85, Litigation Co-Chair, Morrison & Foerster, LLP
HLSA Award Citation: Paul L. Perito ’64, President, Harvard Law School Association; Chairman, President and COO Star Scientific, Inc.; Chairman and CEO, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
HLSA Award Presentation to Joaquin G. Avila ’73, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence and Director, National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative, Seattle University School of Law
Keynote: Mario L. Baeza ’74, CEO, The Baeza Group, LLC

Last modified: December 14, 2012

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