This Columbia Law School Executive Education seminar will focus on the likely impact of a Trump presidency and Republican-controlled Congress on the country’s business and legal landscape. Professors who are experts in environmental law, immigration issues, regulatory matters, national security concerns, health care, and tax rules will discuss what they anticipate will change—and how—so that attendees can be prepared to advise clients and implement effective strategies.
In this What to Expect After the Election program, attendees will hear from Columbia Law School professors about their views on the impact the 2016 general election's outcome will have on the future of a range of national issues, including:
- International and national security
- Financial regulation
- Health care reform
- Judicial selection
These experts are on the cutting edge of what is happening in the law and can help you peer over the horizon and prepare for what is coming next. Attendees will gain practical insights into potentially significant legal and policy changes that they can utilize in their practices and businesses.
This session explores how a Trump presidency and a Republican-led Congress will affect U.S. policies and laws.
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Join a discussion on how the Trump administration could adjust rules in the areas of financial regulation, tax policy, and climate change and energy.
Learn about possible mistakes and pitfalls government officials and corporate leaders should know when using electronic communication and lawyers’ responsibilities.
Delve into the election's potential consequences on the Supreme Court, election law, campaign finance, and health care reform.
Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, teaches courses on environmental law, climate change law, and energy regulation, and is director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. He also chairs the faculty of Columbia University’s Earth Institute.
Richard Briffault is the Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation at Columbia Law School. His research, writing, and teaching focus on state and local government law, legislation, the law of the political process, government ethics, and property.
Lori Fisler Damrosch is the Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy at Columbia Law School. Damrosch’s principal areas of interest are public international law and the U.S. law of foreign relations.
Jeffrey N. Gordon is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is co-director of Columbia Law School’s Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership as well as co-director of the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy.
Michael J. Graetz, Columbia Alumni Professor of Tax Law, is a leading expert on national and international tax law. Graetz has written books on federal taxation, including a leading law school text, as well as more than 80 articles on a wide range of tax, international taxation, health policy, and social insurance issues.
Jamal Greene is the Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. His scholarship focuses on the structure of legal and constitutional argument. Greene is the author of more than 30 law review articles and is a frequent media commentator on the Supreme Court and on constitutional law.
Elora Mukherjee is an Associate Clinical Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Mukherjee is director of the Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, which provides high-quality legal representation to both immigrant children and adults.
Hillel I. Parness has been a member of the Columbia Law School adjunct faculty and the school’s Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts since 2002. He teaches a seminar that focuses on the intersection of intellectual property and the Internet, with a particular emphasis on secondary liability in copyright and trademark law.
Kristen Underhill is an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Her scholarship focuses on health law, with a particular interest in how the law influences individual decisions about risk and health behavior. She teaches health law and torts.
Matthew C. Waxman is the Liviu Librescu Professor of Law and the faculty chair of the Roger Hertog Program on Law and National Security. Waxman is an expert in national security law and international law, including issues related to executive power; international human rights and constitutional rights; military force and armed conflict; and terrorism.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Columbia Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. Under New York State CLE regulations, this live non-transitional CLE Program will provide 5.5 credit hours that can be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and 1.5 credit hours that can be applied toward the Ethics & Professionalism requirement. CLE credit is awarded only to experienced New York attorneys for full attendance at the Program in its entirety. Attorneys attending only part of the Program may be eligible for partial credit. Attendance is determined by an attorney's sign-in and sign-out as shown in the Conference registers. On sign-out, attorneys should also submit their completed Evaluation Form, provided at the Conference. Please note the NYS Certificates of Attendance will be sent to the email address as it appears in the register unless otherwise noted there.
Persons seeking a hardship scholarship should register using the online form and then separately complete their registration by submitting a scholarship request, no later than October 27, 2016, Columbia Law School Executive Education at CLSExecEd@law.columbia.edu. Requests, which will be answered, should detail in a few sentences the basis of the applicant's need and the background to his or her interest. Please understand that without a complete scholarship request, the applicant may be notified that the scholarship registration has been cancelled.
Please contact us at CLSExecEd@law.columbia.edu with questions. For general information regarding New York CLE credit, please contact the New York Continuing Legal Education Board at email@example.com.
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Assistant Dean for Executive Education and Non-Degree Programs