Eighth Annual "Under the Wire" CLE Seminar

13 February 2020


Live in Chapel Hill and via videoconference in Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC

Our eighth annual "Under the Wire" seminar is a day-long program that will allow you to finalize any last minute CLE credit hours. Our experienced presenters will cover a wide range of topics, including substance abuse/mental health, ethics, employment law, artificial intelligence, and government investigations. New in 2020, we plan to offer the mandatory one-hour technology training credit required for North Carolina licensed attorneys.


  • 8:30 - 9:30 A.M. - Trust But Verify: Ethically Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession - Ethics Presentation
    • Presented by Julie Anne Halter, Partner (Seattle)
  • 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. - Traversing Borders: Coordinating National and International Investigations Initiated Internally and by U.S./International Law Enforcement
    • Presented by Mark Rush, Partner (Pittsburgh), Thomas Ryan, Partner (Pittsburgh) John Lawrence, Associate (Research Triangle Park), David Peet, Associate (Research Triangle Park)
  • 10:30 - 10:45 A.M. - Break
  • 10:45 - 11:30 A.M. - In the Weeds: The Blunt Truth about the High Stakes of Employee Drug Use in the Workplace
    • Presented by Kristi Nickodem, Associate (Raleigh), Leann Walsh, Associate (Raleigh)
  • 11:30 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. - Corporate Political Engagement & Compliance: Preparing for the 2020 Election Cycle
    • Presented by Margaret Westbrook, Partner (Raleigh), Gary Salamido, President and CEO (NC Chamber)
  • 12:15 - 1:00 P.M. - Lunch Break
  • 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. - Care and Feeding of Boards of Directors
    • Presented by Margaret Rosenfeld, Partner (Raleigh), Mikal Shaikh, Partner (Raleigh)
  • 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. - Co-occuring Disorders – Mental Health/Substance Abuse Presentation
    • Presented by Dr. John Roberts, Medical Director and Addiction Psychiatrist for Pavillon
  • 3:00 - 3:15 P.M. - Break
  • 3:15 - 4:15 P.M. - General Counsel Panel: The Chief Legal Officer as a Corporate Influencer
    • Presented by Reggie Mathis, Legal Counsel at Truliant Federal Credit Union, Drew Wright, General Counsel at Akoustis Technologies, Kelly Kopyt Caputo, General Counsel at Dude Solutions, Inc.
      Moderated by Gina Bertolini, Partner (Research Triangle Park)

Rizzo Conference Center
150 DuBose Home Lane
Chapel Hill, NC

Video Conference Broadcasts:
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
303 South Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

K&L Gates Charleston
134 Meeting Street, Suite 500
Charleston, SC 29401

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