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8:30am10:30amBreakfast Tacos with Andrews Kurth LLP
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Andrews Kurth LLP invites all 1L students to join them for breakfast and coffee in the Law School Atrium. The Austin, Dallas and Houston Hiring Partners and Recruiters will be in attendance to answer questions about the Firm. Please be sure to stop by on your way to class!

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9:00am2:00pmUT Law Academy
(This event’s full information is restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff only.) For more information visit
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)

Join the Abuse Survivors Assistance Program in the Atrium for some sugary goodness and to show your love and support for survivors of domestic abuse in the Austin area.

From 1030 to 2 we’ll be selling baked goods as well as accepting donations that will go directly towards the sponsorship of a real survivor of domestic abuse.

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12:00pm1:00pmRedistricting Panel
TNH 3.142 (Walker Classroom)

Join us as the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society host a panel discussion on Section Five of the Voting Rights Act as the U.S. Supreme Court gears up to hear oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, a case directly challenging Section Five's constitutionality. Professor Joseph Fishkin will moderate the discussion on Section Five's constitutionality and its implications in election law litigation and legislation. Please invite anyone interested in this relevant subject. The featured speakers are:

Luis Figueroa, Legislative Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Allison Riggs, Staff Attorney, Voting Rights, Southern Coalition for Social Justice; and Trey Trainor, Of Counsel, Beirne, Maynard, & Parsons LLP

Chick-fil-A lunch will be provided.

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3:30pm4:30pmTarlton Talk with Professor Johanson
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

Professor Stanley M. Johanson will talk about his research interests and methods.

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6:00pm7:00pmIntellectual Property Law Society Meeting
TNH 3.142 (Walker Classroom)

Attorneys from Sidley Austin will be presenting at the meeting.

Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s premier law firms, with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being a powerful adviser for global business, with approximately 1700 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide.

Sidley’s Dallas office is the only office that focuses on a single practice area – intellectual property law. Our professionals have extensive experience in all areas of this practice, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secret law. Our lawyers work principally in the litigation and trial of patent infringement actions that are filed around the country, including many cases in the Eastern District of Texas.

MICHAEL HATCHER is the hiring partner for Sidley’s Dallas office, overseeing all recruiting efforts including summer associate and lateral associate recruiting. Mike’s practice principally involves patent litigation with an emphasis on cases in the Eastern District of Texas and on Hatch-Waxman drug patent litigation. Mike is also involved in litigation and counseling regarding trademark, domain name dispute, copyright, and trade secret law, including a trademark/domain name dispute case resolved on the fast-track in the Eastern District of Virginia.

DAVID T. DEZERN is an associate in the Dallas office. He handles a range of intellectual property law issues, focusing primarily on patent litigation

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