Communication Issues Today and Tomorrow

DePaul University’s College of Communication and College of Law are co-hosting a panel on Communication Issues Today and Tomorrow: Social Media, Privacy, Truth in Advertising and more. Three attorneys will discuss their careers and key advertising/communication issues. Please come join us!

Ron Urbach is the Chairman of Davis & Gilbert, and for many years has earned his reputation as a celebrated advertising & communication attorney, representing most of the advertising agency holding companies and their operations. He and his firm touch hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising campaigns annually.

Rick Kurnit is a name partner of Frankfurt Kurnit, and is recognized as one of the industry's leading media attorneys, particularly due to his work on landmark Right of Publicity and intellectual property cases. He represents both multinational advertisers and agencies, and is a leading attorney negotiating executive employment contracts for media and advertising executives.

Doug Wood is the head of Reed Smith's global Entertainment & Media Group. He represents multinational companies around the world. Doug has a global reputation as a branding and marketing legal expert, as well as having represented the industry in all SAG/ASCAP union negotiations for many years. As general counsel of the Association of National Advertisers, he literally represents all advertisers and brands in the USA, and recently has been at the forefront on the issues surrounding transparency.

Carla Michelotti is a strategic consultant, and industry board member, but until retirement, was, EVP, Chief Legal , Government & Corporate Affairs Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide, a communications/advertising company representing many leading multinational clients, and having had offices in 85+ countries. She has been honored for her career, most notably her work on self-regulation and defending freedom of commercial speech. She has earned many honors, including being a member of the Advertising Hall of Fame.

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:10am to 12:00pm

Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building, Communication Theatre, Lower Level LL 102
14 E Jackson Blvd

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