2014 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair
August 21-23, 2014
Sheraton New York Time Square
New York, NY
More details available here: http://lgbtbar.org/annual/career-fair/
On-site registration will be available beginning 4:00 PM through 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 20th and from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 21st and Friday, August 22nd. On-site registration must be accompanied with payment by a major credit card. There are a limited number of on-site registrations accepted and a late fee will apply. The National LGBT Bar Association does not guarantee that materials, welcome bags, or other opportunities will be available to those who do not register prior to August 3, 2014.
Christopher Riano ’10L, will be a speaker during 2014 Lavender Law Conference.
Concurrent Workshops Session One
Friday, August 22 | 10:45am – 12:15pm
Transgender Rights Under the United States Constitution
Conference Room E
Christopher Riano – Christopher Riano is a Lecturer in Constitutional Law and Government at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he focuses his academic teaching and scholarship on Constitutional Law, Higher Education Law, and International Comparative Political Theory. Mr. Riano is also a Partner at Drohan Lee LLP, where he heads the firm’s Strategic Affairs practice, advising clients in a diverse set of areas including high-profile constitutional and statutory appellate matters, government relationship management, sovereign representation, international due diligence, and high prestige privy counsel relationships. Mr. Riano is a 2007 graduate of Columbia University and a 2010 graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law. Mr. Riano currently serves as the Chair of the Rules of University Conduct Committee at Columbia University and as the Co-Chair of the General Studies Alumni Association at Columbia University. He also serves as a Member of the Under 40 Society for the Citizens Budget Commission for New York, and as an Inaugural Member of the Advisory Board for the New York Legal Assistance Group’s LGBT Law Project.