New York State Bar Association’s 141st Annual Meeting (CLE)

January 22, 2018 - January 26, 2018
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Each year, more than 4,500 members from across the world come together for the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Annual Meeting. The events at the Annual Meeting are excellent educational resources for established practitioners and for newly admitted attorneys alike.


Kraft Kennedy’s General Counsel Michael Kraft will be presenting in the following sessions:


Law Firm Cyber Protection: Everything You Need and Want To Know  

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 10:40-11:55 a.m.      

This interactive program includes an overview of client and law firm risks, addresses law firm vulnerabilities, and will discuss guidelines and advice for practitioners to be proactive in minimizing vulnerability to cyber-attacks. Panelists will discuss the ways you can recognize scams, spoofing, phishing, malware and viruses while providing you with the practices and procedures available to seek to prevent these risks. Learn about the available cyberliability insurance options and what cyberliability coverage does and does not cover.

Panel Chair:
Michael S. Ross, Esq., The Law Offices of Michael S. Ross, New York City

Greg Cooke, USI Affinity, Philadelphia, PA
James S. Gkonos, Esq., Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Michael Kraft, Esq., General Counsel, Kraft & Kennedy, Inc., New York City
Patrick M. Turner, Esq., Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, CBS Law Department, New York City

1.5 credit in Areas of Professional Practice


Managing Partners Roundtable: Key Considerations for Your Law Firm

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 9:20-10:35am

Craig S. Brown, Esq. | Lateral Link
Peter E. Calamari, Esq. | Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Michael S. Kraft, Esq. | Kraft & Kennedy, Inc.
John T. Lutz, Esq. | McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Richard J.J. Scarola, Esq. | Scarola Zubatov Schaffzin, PLLC
George A. Stamboulidis, Esq. | Baker & Hostetler LLP
Russell M. Yankwitt, Esq. | Yankwitt LLP

1.5 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management  



January 22, 2018
January 26, 2018


New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
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