Legal Reform Summit


About the Summit

About the 2018 Legal Reform Summit
Summit XX: Law, Policy, & Politics
What's Trending

What: Hear from issue experts on What’s Trending including data privacy liability, the growth of collective redress in the EU, locality litigation, and trial lawyer advertising. Attend the nation’s premier Legal Reform Summit!

October 24, 2018

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Headquarters, Washington, DC

About the 2018 Legal Reform Summit: 
ILR's annual Legal Reform Summit is recognized as the nation’s most comprehensive legal reform symposium that gathers business and industry leaders, government officials, and the media to explore relevant legal issues and discuss the current state of legal reform and its importance to the greater business community and national economy.

Keynote: Perspectives from the World’s First Digital Human
Rachel, the World’s First Digital Human and Richard Darden, Distinguished Engineer, Watson Implementations Public Sector Global Delivery, IBM.

2017 Attendee Makeup: The 2017 Legal Reform Summit had a record attendance of over 300 attendees. Summit attendees include corporate counsel, firm lawyers, congressional staff, think tank scholars, embassy representatives, federal agency staff, and the media – which fosters a lively post event networking session.

Registration Details

U.S. Chamber Members, Embassy Employees, and Non-Profit Employees: $175 (Early Bird) | $250 (Regular Rate) - Regular Rates beging Oct. 10

Non-U.S. Chamber Member and Political Appointees & Schedule C Employees: $225 (Early Bird) | $300 (Regular Rate) - Regular Rates beging Oct. 10

Students: $75 (Flat Rate)

House & Senate Employees and Executive Branch Career Service Employees: Complimentary, if allowable.

This event is intended to comply with the widely-attended event exception to the House and Senate ethics rules for congressional staff whose duties relate to the issues on the agenda.

Executive branch employees should obtain written permission to attend this event from their designated agency ethics office and should fax or email a copy of the permission to Yvette Betance at or by fax at (202) 463-5302 prior to the event.

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Event Highlights

290+ Attendees

  • Corporate Counsel
  • Lawyers
  • Congressional Staff
  • Think Tank Scholars
  • Federal Agency Staff
  • Leaders from Business Associations
  • Leaders from Civil Justice Reform Groups

10 Speakers

  • 1 Keynote Address
  • 3 Panels
  • 4 Ted-Style Talks
  • 1 Networking Reception
    and Speaker Interaction Period

Topics Discussed

  • Data Privacy Liability
  • Growth of Collective Redress
    in the EU
  • Locality Litigation
  • Trial Lawyer Advertising