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.
  • 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. 

    Meet the Section Chair

    Jeffrey P. Laner of New York City (Law Firm of Jeffrey P. Laner) is the new chair of the Corporate Counsel Section. Laner focuses his practice on business, contracts and regulatory matters for corporations, nonprofits, small businesses and start-ups. His current practice follows a career in public service, volunteering for political campaigns in college; serving as an aide and later legislative director for a New York City council member; and after law school, working for two public-private institutions.

    He was the section’s treasurer for four years. He currently serves as trea-surer for the Board of Queens Legal Services Corporation.

    View Member Perspectives on the Corporate Counsel Section: 

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

    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