May 2010

“Decency in Advertising”

DATE: May 14, 2010
TIME: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: The Horizon Convention Center
COST: $15 Members, $7.00 Students, $20 Non-members
RESERVATIONS: Before 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021
RSVP: Email: Anne Condran or Phone: 289-3676.
PAYMENT: Cash, check, or credit card. Meals must be paid before or at the meeting. Please be aware that once you RSVP, you are responsible for the charge unless you cancel before May 7, 2010when the meal count is confirmed with the caterer. Reservations received after May 7th will have a $10 late charge

SPEAKERS: Kaveri Subbarao, Chief Marketing Officer and Attorney at Law, Cohen & Grigsby

Kaveri is a dynamic lawyer, educator and entrepreneur with a best-in-class background in business, marketing and public relations.  She brings an insightful and highly strategic 360° perspective to legal and business issues that enables clients to identify and optimize opportunities and minimize risk.  She joined Cohen & Grigsby in 2008 and is a practicing corporate attorney providing legal advice and business counsel to companies and individuals in all stages of development in a variety of industries.  She also serves as the firm’s chief marketing officer and is responsible for designing and stewarding the development and implementation of its global marketing, public relations, training and business development initiatives — all of which are geared toward achieving heightened visibility for the firm, its practice groups and individual attorneys to ultimately generate increased profitability that translates to greater value to clients.

Experience - Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby, she practiced corporate law at Reed Smith, LLP for six years and worked on a broad range of matters including securities, advertising and media, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and international law.  She represented a host of diverse, Fortune 500 clients, in multi-million dollar corporate transactions.  Kaveri was named a Rising Star by Philadelphia Magazine in 2006 — only 2.5% of Pennsylvania young attorneys are awarded this honor.

Kaveri was a Dean’s Fellow at American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, DC where she attended classes part-time while working full-time for the Exxon Mobil Corporation in rigorous and intensive roles managing business and marketing activities in North and South America.  During her six year tenure with ExxonMobil, she helped steward premier brands such as Mobil 1, Mobil, Exxon and Esso.  Among the highlight reel of her career with ExxonMobil, she helped negotiate and develop strategic alliances, major sponsorships and licensing agreements with entities such as NASCAR, Miller Brewing Company, General Motors and WalMart.  She received her BA from Wheaton College in Massachusetts in Political Science and Economics.