CLE Presenters

Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Andrea S. Kramer, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in its Chicago office. She is a member of the Firm's Tax Department; head of its Financial Products, Trading and Derivatives Group; co chair of its Energy Services Group; and a member of its Global Renewable Energy, Emissions and New Products Group and its International Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Group. She is also a member of her firm's Management Committee and is chair of its Gender Diversity Committee. Ms. Kramer focuses her legal practice in the multifaceted world of derivative financial products (their taxation, management, trading, regulation and documentation) and energy and commodity trading, contract negotiation and dispute resolution. Among her many other honors, Chambers USA ranked her as a Leading Individual in tax for her “expert opinions on the taxation of financial products” (2009) and her “expertise in the tax treatment of financial instruments and derivatives” (2010).  Also in 2009, The Legal 500 ranked her as a Leading Lawyer in tax as “widely recognized as one of our nation’s most important voices in financial market tax policy.”  The author of Financial Products: Taxation, Regulation, and Design (CCH 2006), which is the leading treatise on financial products law (supplemented annually), Ms. Kramer speaks regularly at conferences and workshops and she is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law. In her efforts on behalf of improving gender diversity, she also frequently speaks at national diversity conferences, trade association meetings, and professional service firms on assuring women equal access to advancement and career opportunities and ways for women to take on leadership roles in law firms and other professional service firms.  


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Data Breach Investigations: Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel when Publicly Reporting a Security Incident
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Willful Patent Infringement: A Changing Landscape, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series
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The California Challenge for Corporate Counsel: Managing Leaves of Absences, Accommodations and the Interactive Process
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Intellectual Property Hot Topics—Celesq® Schedules December 8 CLE re Willful Patent Infringement

October 29, 2015– The Supreme Court is once again poised to change the landscape of......Read More

Data Privacy, the U.S. and the EU—Celesq® Schedules December 17 Hot Topic CLE re New Developments concerning Safe Harbor Provision

October 12, 2015–The recent decision in the EU with respect to its Safe Harbor provision......Read More

Celesq®’s Upcoming Ethics and Specialty Credits CLE Programs

September 30, 2015– Celesq® is offering a number of new CLE programs this Fall and......Read More

Trial Skills Series Continues in 2015

August 31, 2015– Celesq®’s popular and entertaining Trial Skills series resumes this fall with new......Read More

Securities, Corporate and White Collar Hot Topics—Celesq® Schedules September 1 CLE re Insider Trading and Illegal Tipping

July 22, 2015– The Second Circuit's decision in U. S. v. Newman is, according to......Read More