Press Release

Wal-Mart Counsel to Address Global E-Commerce Trends at Corporate Counsel’s General Counsel Conference West Coast

10th Annual GC West Coast event slated for October 30-31 in San Francisco

NEW YORK – October 23, 2012 – Joel Lamp, senior associate general counsel for global e-commerce at Wal-Mart, will deliver the keynote address at the 10th Annual General Counsel Conference West Coast on October 30-31, 2012, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco. The event is hosted each year by ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine.


Lamp’s keynote address, “A Look at eCommerce Trends Domestically and around the Globe,” will provide attendees with an overview of Wal-Mart’s initiatives in eCommerce and its effect on the traditional retail store, as well as a discussion of important privacy, security and compliance requirements.


Detailed information about the event, including registration forms and the conference agenda, is available at


Other speakers include: The Honorable Richard A. Kramer, Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco’s Complex Civil Litigation Division; The Honorable Lorenzo Garcia, United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Mexico; John Wright, Chief Regulatory Counsel for Wells Fargo; Deborah Daniloff, Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America; and Linda Drucker, Assistant General Counsel at Charles Schwab.


Topics to be covered at the conference include the following:


  • The Ever-Changing Landscape of Data Security and eDiscovery: How Can GCs Meet the Challenge?
  • Technology Assisted Review: Practical Guidance from Legal and Technology Perspectives
  • AT&T v. Concepcion: Crafting Arbitration Agreements in its Wake
  • Judicial Roundtable: What’s Trending in the Courts?
  • Attorney Client Privilege in the Global Corporate Setting
  • Dodd-Frank: Where Are We Now?


The conference is designed to provide general counsel with access to their best and brightest peers and an understanding of what is working in the world’s best legal departments. Attendees gain insight into the innovative practices and processes to manage some of today’s most difficult corporate and legal issues.


The General Counsel Conference West Coast is presented by ALM Events, a leading producer of educational and networking events for business leaders and professionals. Other ALM events include ALM Legal Conferences, Insight Information Conferences and the RealShare Conference series for commercial real estate professionals.


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