Roundtable Discussions

Tentative roundtable programming for the 2020 TBA Virtual Annual Convention


Monday, June 15

Law Firm Managing Partners Roundtable

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. CDT — This roundtable will focus on challenges and opportunities facing law firm managing partners and managing shareholders and how recent developments will shape the practice of law and attorneys around the state.   

  • Moderator — Lisa Ramsay Cole, President and Managing Shareholder, Lewis Thomason 


Tuesday, June 16

In-House Counsel Roundtable

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. CDT — This roundtable will focus on the challenges and change management associated with working as corporate counsel especially given the new considerations required as a result of the pandemic.  

  • Moderator — Sherie Edwards, Vice President, Corporate & Legal, SVMIC 

General Practice Roundtable

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. CDT — More information coming soon.


Wednesday, June 17

Diversity and Inclusion in Law and Practice Roundtable

4 - 5 p.m. CDT — This roundtable will focus on the status of diversity and inclusion in law and practice including additional challenges facing law firms, corporations and attorneys.  This group will also explore solutions and actionable goals for organizations. 

  • Moderators — Yanika C. Smith-Bartley, Vice President, Chief Diversity & Talent Strategy Officer, Asurion; Mark Baugh, Shareholder, Chair of Diversity Committee, Baker Donelson