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Pitch Session Program

8th Annual NAPABA Pitch Session | 2016 NAPABA Convention

General Information 

The Pitch Sessions bring together in-house counsel and attorneys from NAPABA’s Premier, Diamond, Jade, Platinum, and Gold-level sponsor firms, and solo and small firms practitioners, including those owned by women and minorities. Each session provides a unique opportunity for in-house counsel to meet one-on-one with well qualified attorneys from an array of practice areas, all of whom have demonstrated a commitment to their profession and NAPABA. Numerous business development pitches have successfully taken place over the years. Last year, IHC from many various fortune 500 companies, including Target, NBC Universal, and Microsoft, participated in the Pitch Sessions.  

In-House Counsel Participation

The NAPABA In-House Counsel and Partners Networks are seeking in-house counsel for the 8th Annual NAPABA Pitch Sessions. Numerous business development pitches have successfully taken place over the years. Last year, 20 in-house counsel from various companies participated in the Pitch Sessions.

Your participation is critical to the ongoing success of this valuable benefit for IHCs and NAPABA's law firm sponsors and members.  

Application has closed. 

Law Firm Participant Eligibility

  • Participants must be from a Gold, Platinum, Jade, Diamond or Premier-level sponsor firm OR from firms with 25 or less attorneys (solo and small firm). If you are interested in sponsoring or upgrading your current level of sponsorship, please email Priya Purandare
  • Solo and small firm practitioners (attorneys who work at law firms with 25 or fewer attorneys) must be individual Platinum members of NAPABA (annual membership contribution of $500). Log in to your member profile to check your membership status or join today to be a Platinum member.  
  • Participants must be registered for the 2016 NAPABA Convention.

Application has closed. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will the pitch sessions take place and in what format? 

    In-house counsel and firm attorneys can determine the date, time, and length of the pitch sessions as long as it takes place on-site during the 2016 NAPABA Convention. Law firms may conduct the pitch with one person or a team from firm dependent on your preference. 

  • Is this a practice pitch? 
    No, in-house counsel will not view the pitch sessions as practice.
  • Will each in-house counsel have work to give out? 
    No. Because it is difficult for in-house counsel to predict their work needs, they are not required to have work to give our during the Pitch Sessions. But they will have full discretion to engage (or strongly recommend) outside law firms as needed.