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Law School For CFOs by the Portland CFO Leadership Council

Law School For CFOs hosted by The Portland CFO Leadership Council Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:15 AM Networking | 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM Program 760 Southwest Ninth Avenue, Suite 3000 | Portland, OR

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Drinks & Networking 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM | Program 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Stoel Rives LLP
760 Southwest Ninth Avenue
Suite 3000
Portland, OR  97205
United States
Presenter: Stoel Rives attorneys Karen O’Connor, Missy Healy, Steve Hull and Jim Kearney
Contact: Pamela Franklin
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Program Description

Join us for a presentation on the legal topics that directly affect the health of businesses in Oregon and SW Washington. Our experts will present on developments in employment and transactional law.

Stoel Rives attorneys Karen O’Connor and Missy Healy will present “Updates in OR Employment Law” followed by Steve Hull and Jim Kearney presenting “The Shift to Representation and Warranty Insurance in M&A.”


Our Speakers

Karen O'Connor, Partner Stoel Rives LLP

Karen O’Connor is a partner in the Stoel Rives' Labor and Employment group and co-chair of the firm’s Consumer Products, Manufacturing and Transportation Industry group. Her practice includes counseling and litigation on complex employment issues including leave laws, workplace harassment and discrimination, discipline and documentation, and drug and alcohol issues.

Melissa Healy, Associate Stoel Rives LLP

Melissa Healy represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law. She frequently counsels clients on a wide range of labor and employment-related issues, conducts training for employees and management, and provides employment-related assistance in connection with corporate transactions. Melissa has a strong traditional labor background and regularly represents employers in discharge and contract interpretation arbitrations and before the National Labor Relations Board.

Steven Hull, Partner Stoel Rives LLP

Steven Hull is a partner of the firm’s Corporate group. For over two decades, he has helped public and private companies, investors, and individuals achieve their strategic business goals in various types of sophisticated corporate transactions. Steven is recognized in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America for his skill in mergers and acquisitions and corporate law

Jim Kearney, Partner Stoel Rives LLP

Jim Kearney is a partner in the Corporate group and chairs the firm’s Public Companies subgroup. Jim represents and advises public and private company clients on mergers and acquisitions, public and private debt and equity financings, corporate governance, federal and state securities regulation, periodic reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, general business transactions and general corporate matters.

CPE Information

- Instructional method: Group-Live
- Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5 in Business Law
- Experience Level: basic
- Prerequisites/advance preparation: none

The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:

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CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program at a one-time cost of $60.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.

More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Pamela Franklin, Portland Marketing Director, at


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.

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