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Legislative Day

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April 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am 1:00 pm

Free virtual event!

The Main Event

CLA’s popular Legislative Day provides an excellent opportunity to interact directly with decision makers on issues that could have a significant impact on the legal profession. Join us to explore legislative issues that could have a significant impact and how CLA can make a difference. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. with presentation of Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Thomas J. Umberg.

Other speakers include:

  • Cory Jasperson, Judicial Council of California, Director of Governmental Affairs
  • Assemblymember Mark Stone
  • Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
  • Stuart Thompson, Chief Deputy Legislative Secretary, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Assemblymember Ash Kalra

Join us to explore legislative issues that could have a significant impact and how CLA can make a difference.

Sessions on Specific Subject Matter Areas

For those who are interested in additional discussions with speakers about legislative issues in specific subject matter areas, this will be followed by two special breakout sessions hosted by CLA Sections:

Business Law Section | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Sign up now >>

Privacy Law Section | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM – Sign up now >>

Business Law Section

The breakout session, which will take place following the CLA-wide Legislative Day, will focus on Business Law issues and feature a presentation by Kevin Gould, Senior Vice President, Director of State Government Relations of the California Bankers Association; Nicole Hisatomi, Deputy Commissioner for Legislation, Department of Financial Protection, and Innovation; and Luke Reidenbach, Chief Consultant, Assembly Committee on Banking and Finance. 

Privacy Law Section

1:30 – 2:00 PM       

  • Melissa Immel, Deputy Legislative Secretary and Chief of Legislative Operations, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Julia Spiegel, Deputy Legal Affairs Secretary, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

2:00 – 3:00 PM        

  • Irene Ly, Policy Counsel, Common Sense Media

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Governor’s legislative priorities
  • Federal comprehensive privacy legislation
  • COPPA 2.0 and Age Appropriate Design Code
  • Federal and state proposals on platform transparency, content moderation and algorithms
  • FTC comments on surveillance advertising and the latest enforcement case, Weight Watchers
  • CCPA enforcement by the California Attorney General
  • Rulemaking by the California Privacy Protection Agency

Moderated by Jeewon Kim Serrato, Partner at BakerHostetler

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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