FORA.tv Speaker - Madeleine Schachter
Madeleine Schachter, a partner based in the New York office, is the Firm's Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility. She works exclusively on global pro bono and community service, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability matters, including in an active pro bono practice and by leading the Firm's pro bono teaming practice. Ms. Schachter is Co-Chair of the International Pro Bono Committee of the ABA's Section of International Law. She currently holds a faculty position at Weill Cornell Medical College and previously was an Adjunct Professor at the Fordham University School of Law.
Madeleine Schachter works exclusively on CSR matters. In addition to her work on global diversity and sustainability strategies, she has an active pro bono practice with an emphasis on international humanitarian and human rights, disaster response, and global health, and she directs the Firm's pro bono teaming practice in which Firm lawyers collaborate with in-house counsel on pro bono representations. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Ms. Schachter was in-house counsel for more than twenty years, including at Time Warner, where she chaired the company's pro bono program. She previously chaired the Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Coordinators and the New York City Bar Association's Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services. Ms. Schachter is the author of three books, Law of Internet Speech, Informational and Decisional Privacy, and The Law Professor's Handbook: A Practical Guide to Teaching Law, and several articles in law and medical journals, including on topics relating to pro bono service.
04.17.12 | 01:16:20 min
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