Blog: Fionnuala Ni Aolain
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April 5, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
“Women Attorneys Working with International Clients: Challenges and Advantages”
12- 1 pm
Explore the challenges and advantages of working with international clients as a women attorney with practitioners from both the public and private sectors. Panelists include Susan Farbstein, Clinical Professor in the Harvard International Human Rights Clinic and co-counsel in In re South African Apartheid Litigation; Meeta Anand, an associate in the White & Case LLP project finance group with extensive experience working with Latin American clients, both as an attorney and an investment banker; and Carolina Walther-Meade, a partner in the Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy Project Finance and Latin American Practice Groups who spends a significant amount of time in the firm’s São Paulo office.
The attorneys will discuss issues ranging from the role that gender plays in client interactions, potential problems that may arise, and strategies for addressing these problems. Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain, who has served as expert and consultant to the UN OHCHR and UN WOMEN and for the Office of the UN Secretary-General, will moderate.
Co-sponsored by the Milbank Tweed Student Conference Fund
September 24, 2012
“Arbitrary Detention and Its Prevention: Comparative Perspectives”
What makes detention arbitrary? How should arbitrary detention be prevented or remedied? Panelists will compare and contrast answers from the European and Inter-American human rights systems, the law of war, and U.S. domestic law.
Featured speakers: Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain, of the University of Minnesota School of Law; Clinical Instructor Fernando Delgado, of Harvard Law School; Professor Gabriela Blum, of Harvard Law School; and Professor Carol Steiker, of Harvard Law School. Professor Gerald L. Neuman, Director of the Human Rights Program at HLS, will moderate the discussion.
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