2022 Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference

San Antonio, TX
March 05
– 08, 2022
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What Can I Expect?

Join us as we hold our first in-person meeting since February of 2020! The NAMWOLF Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference (DDLC) is a great opportunity to increase your participation and relationships with NAMWOLF Law Firm Members.

On Saturday we kick off the event with a half day of programming for our Law Firm Members, focused on providing our firms with education to help develop and grow their businesses.

Sunday starts off with a fantastic networking events including the NAMWOLF Amazing Race, Tennis Tournament; keynote speaker; and sessions aimed at helping law firms members and in-house counsel with career development.

Monday is focused on providing Continuing Legal Education for all attendees provided by NAMWOLF Practice Area Committees, which provide greater insight into each Law Firm Member’s experience and capability to handle complex legal matters. The DDLC also provides the opportunity to network with NAMWOLF Leadership, such as the Advisory Council and NAMWOLF Board of Directors. If you have never been to a NAMWOLF event, the DDLC is the place to start!

In-House Registration

The NAMWOLF Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference is FREE for in-house counsel and other corporate representatives to attend. Advance registration is required. 

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Law Firm & Business Partner Registration

Advance registration is required. 

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Reserve Your Room at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio

To reserve your room, follow this link or call 210.224.1234 and reference NAMWOLF to get the discounted room rate. NAMWOLF has secured an excellent room rate of $215/night.

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Who Attends the Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference?

The DDLC is attended by Law Firm Members as well as a fast-growing number of In-House Counsel who are dedicated to the mission and vision of NAMWOLF and work with us to help in identifying and achieving our goals. At the direction of our Advisory Council Members and other in-house counsel, we designed the event to provide a platform for In-House Counsel and Law Firm Members to have interactive and inclusive sessions during the meeting.

Law Firm Development Day

The Conference kicks off on Saturday with a half-day of education exclusively for our Law Firm Members.  We will offer two tracks of education for our members covering business development and law firm management topics.  The Law Firm Development day will take place on Saturday, February 16.

CLE Sessions

Each one of our Practice Area Committees will be represented and offer CLE at this year’s meeting, including: transactional; trials; intellectual property; white collar; insurance; labor and employment; financial services litigation; products liability; retail, restaurant and hospitality; pharmaceutical and biotech. 

Duty of Care, Ours and Yours

NAMWOLF Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference

The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference (DDLC) attendees. Our COVID-19 preventive measures will be guided by the requirements and recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and federal, state and local health authorities. We are working with Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk on implementing preventative measures to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus (including the Delta variant and Omicron variant) at the DDLC. Please refer to the Hyatt’s Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment for more information about its policies.

By attending the DDLC, you are certifying to the following:

· You are vaccinated against COVID-19; or

· You have obtained a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to arrival; or

· You have not displayed any symptoms of COVID-19 in the 10 days prior to arrival. 

We encourage masking during the event regardless of vaccination status, the use of hand sanitizing stations throughout the meeting and exhibit spaces, and social distancing.

The responsibility for a safe and healthy event environment (Duty of Care) is shared among the event organizer, venues, and every participant. All DDLC attendees are expected to adhere to and abide by the safety precautions NAMWOLF is implementing to protect against the spread of COVID-19. As part of your Duty of Care responsibilities, you should not attend the DDLC if you:

· Are experiencing, or within the 10 days prior, have experienced signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

· Believe that you may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19.

· Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by the health care team responsible for your treatment.

Conference attendees should self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and are asked to contact NAMWOLF at jane_kalata@namwolf.org if they experience symptoms of COVID-19 within 10 days after the DDLC. Should any positive cases be reported within the 10-day time-frame, NAMWOLF will communicate this information to all registered participants. Any private health or personal data received by NAMWOLF will be treated as confidential.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor


 

Silver Sponsors


 

Bronze Sponsors


 

DDLC Corporate Sponsor


 

Joel Stern Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pipeline Diversity Scholarship Sponsors 


 

Branded Sponsors 


 

BAG, LANYARD & REGISTRATION SPONSOR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR

MOBILE APP SPONSOR

TENNIS OUTING SPONSOR

Thank You Texas Law Firm Sponsors 


 

Law Firm Development Day Business Partner Sponsors 


 

Thank You To Our Business Partners

Premium Business Partner


 

Deluxe Business Partners


 

DDLC Business Partners


 

Traditional Business Partners


 

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