Pacific Northwest Chapter Open Mic Call

When:  Mar 8, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (PT)

Thursday, March 8, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Mountain Time

This is a 1-hour conference call for Chapter members and their invited guests to raise questions and share insights about issues we're all grappling with. Mutual confidentiality is a key ground rule for the call. See the Standard Disclaimers and Cautions below.

"Does This Have To Go To The Board?" 

This quarter's call will be hosted by Eric DeJong of Perkins Coie LLP, who will be exploring legal and practical considerations around how companies allocate authority between boards and management. Participants will be able to discuss real-world challenges and best practices about how to establish, document, and apply the appropriate division of authority for your company.

  • Eric, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, has been providing transactional, governance and securities-related advice to public and private companies in a wide range of industries for over two decades. Eric regularly advises public companies on SEC reporting, disclosure and corporate governance matters. A frequent speaker and writer on corporate law topics, Eric is co-author of the leading treatise on Washington corporate law, Washington Business Entities: Law and Forms, Second Edition (2010), and a contributor to The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, Fifth Edition (2015). Eric is co-chair of the Corporate Act Revision Committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Business Law Section, which is responsible for considering and proposing changes to the Washington Business Corporation Act.

Kevin Grady will collect anonymous questions before and during the call by text at (206) 660-6654 or email

Standard Disclaimers and Cautions

  • This call is for Society members only, and their invited guests.
  • By participating in this call, you are agreeing to mutual confidentiality and you agree that you will not use or disclose any company confidential information.
  • At the same time, we should all use good judgement and abide by the Rules of Professional Conduct in the information we share and the scenarios we describe.
  • During our call, no new attorney-client relationships are being formed among us.
  • Also, nothing said here shall be considered or constitute legal advice being given by the speaker to any other person on the call or the entity they may represent.
  • This information is being exchanged solely for the educational benefits of exchanging ideas.


Dial-in: 888-585-9008
Conference Room: 875-931-513#


Kevin Grady
(206) 660-6654


Dial-in Instructions:
Dial-in: 888-585-9008 Conference Room: 875-931-513#