Corporate Counsel Section

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    Welcome to the Corporate Counsel Section! Click to view video for more information about what our Section has to offer.
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    Corporate Counsel and Business Law Section's MCLE Program: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
  • Upcoming Events
    • Annual Meeting 2016 Save the Date!

      The New York State Bar Association's 2016 Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place January 25-30, 2016

      The Corporate Counsel and Business Law Section MCLE Program: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 

      New York Hilton Midtown
      1335 Avenue of the Americas
      New York City

      Reserve Your Room Now!

  • About the Section

    The Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. The Section sponsors CLE, networking and other events and offers LinkedIn and Facebook pages where members can reach out to each other with questions and advice. 

    View Member Perspectives on the Corporate Counsel Section: 

    View Chair Natalie Sulimani's perspective here.
    View Secretary Yamicha Stephenson's perspective here.
    View Member Barbara Levi's perspective here.

    Meet the Section Chair
    SulimaniNatalie Sulimani is the new chair of the 1,659–member Corporate Counsel Section. 

    Natalie Sulimani is the founder of Sulimani Law Firm, PC.  She is engaged in a wide variety of intellectual property, technology and general corporate matters with a strong focus on start-ups and entrepreneurs.  She has represented both domestic and international clients in an array of industries, including internet and new media, entertainment, jewelry, consulting and the arts.

    Natalie started her legal career in commercial litigation at one of the top international law firms located in New York City. With this invaluable experience, she then served as in-house counsel at a start-up jewelry company. This company introduced non-conflict Canadian diamonds to the American market. She oversaw the many foreign concerns in the jewelry industry and fully realized the importance of intellectual property in the online world. Working closely with seasoned marketing professionals and members of the jewelry industry, she honed her skills to understand the impact marketing, trademark, copyright and internet law have on building a brand.

    Sulimani is a graduate of University of Manchester at Kiryat Ono, Israel with an LLB.

    Helpful Links for Navigating this Section
    Executive Committee Roster

    Archives of Section Videos
    List of Section Committees 

  • Inside Newsletter

    View the Latest Inside (Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter)

    Inside (Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter) features peer-written, substantive articles about current issues facing the corporate counsel attorney, and provides updates on Section activities. Inside is published by the Corporate Counsel Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • CCS Online Communities

    Coming Soon! Corporate Counsel Section Members Professional Online Private Community

    We are pleased to announce that the Corporate Counsel Section will soon offer a Private Online Professional Community—for Corporate Counsel Section members only. 

    NYSBA Communities offer a wide variety of options, ranging from traditional listserves to searchable directories, collaborative workspaces, member profiles and even mentoring tools.

    Stay tuned for details!

    Now Available! Corporate Counsel Section Executive Committee Community