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Who should attend this event?

Senior corporate counsel of public, private, large and small companies, non-profits, government, and educational institutions. Registration is limited to in-house counsel. Scholarships are available - see below for more details.

Are there scholarships available?

NAWL will offer scholarship assistance for this conference to a limited number of in-house attorneys who wish to attend but may not be able to do so due to cost considerations. The financial assistance covers all or part of the registration fee for the events on November 9-10, but does not include travel or meals outside those served as part of the conference.

The application process requires the applicant to demonstrate their eligibility and to provide a short essay setting forth the reasons why she believes she is an appropriate candidate for receiving scholarship funds, including how the conference will benefit her, and information regarding financial need.

Applicants should return materials to Applications are due by October 12. Download application here>>

How do I become a NAWL member?

If you are not already a member, simply sign up for GCI at the non-member rate which includes a 2018-2019 NAWL membership.

Is this event accredited? Can I earn CLE?

NAWL will apply for CLE credit in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Washington with reciprocal credit expected in California, Connecticut, and New Jersey. NAWL may also apply in other states based on where attendees are licensed. Speaker attendance is not guaranteed and is subject to change without notice. 

Who do I speak to about my special dietary needs?

You may include this information during online registration. If you have already registered, please e-mail us at with request at least two weeks prior to the conference so that we can accommodate any special dietary requirements.

What is the dress code?

The dress code is business.

What is NAWL's cancellation policy?

Please send cancellation requests to NAWL by October 31, 2018 by email ( or fax (312.932.6450).  Full refunds will be honored before or on October 26, 2018.  Any cancellations received after October 26, but before or on October 31, will reflect a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after October 31, 2018.