Austin Welcomes #RLAW 2018
Over 300 attendees touched down in Austin, TX today for the 2018 Retail Law Conference to network, share challenges and find solutions to the industry's most pressing problems with the leaders of the retail law community.
Who's attending the 2018 Retail Law Conference?
Kicking it off
RILA's Deborah White, Senior EVP and General Counsel, kicks off the first official day of the 2018 #RLAW Conference. This year, RILA and the Retail Litigation Center (RLC) achieved their greatest litigation accomplishment when the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case. White shared the behind scenes of journey to #SCOTUS and the next chapter for the RLC.
Collaboration is Key
Learning how to navigate working with state attorney generals can be a challenge. Tim Cheatham, @Walmart SVP & GC & @marthacoakley share how general counsel and attorneys general can work together to achieve shared objectives and foster ongoing working relationships.
Don't let someone dictate your narrative, make sure you get in their office.
- Martha Coakley, Former Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Partner, Foley Hoag
Disruption in a Time of Change
Erica Orange discussed emerging trends that are revolutionizing the future and how it will transform the current landscape for retail corporate counsel.
Having new eyes will get you closer to objectivity.
- Erica Orange, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, The Future Hunters
Best in Class Networking
Day 1 of the #RLAW conference concludes with a night of networking and good company. Tonight, was great opportunity for attendees to connect with new and old friends.
Thanks to everyone who joined us for day 1 of the 2018 #RLAW conference. We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow for another jam-packed day.
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To learn more about the conference, visit www.rila.org/rlaw