Exclusive breakfast workshop hosted by DLA Piper:

The current state of the international and domestic commodities industry from a political standpoint

October 26, 7:45am at Energy Trading Week Americas, Houston TX

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Join us for this breakfast workshop hosted by DLA Piper where attendees will get to hear from the esteemed:

  • Ambassador P. Michael McKinley, Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group 
  • Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel, Finance, Energy & Commodities Practice at DLA Piper

Attendees will enjoy a private breakfast buffet ahead of a discussion on the current state of the international and domestic commodities industry from a political standpoint.

You’ll also have the opportunity to put your questions to the speakers and discuss the topic with fellow attendees in this interactive session.

Attendance at this exclusive workshop is limited to 50 participants and is by application only. Interested parties should contact Donna Smith at DLA Piper.

In the event all spots are filled, we will maintain a waitlist and you will be notified if a place becomes available.

SPEAKERS

Ambassador P. Michael McKinley

Senior Counselor at The Cohen Group

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Ambassador McKinley joined The Cohen Group as a Senior Counselor after a 37-year career at the Department of State as one of the country’s most experienced and respected diplomats.

Prior to joining The Cohen Group Ambassador McKinley most recently served as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State until October 2019, covering a wide range of global policy issues. Ambassador McKinley is a four-time Ambassador serving as U.S. Ambassador to Peru, Colombia, Afghanistan and Brazil.

Deanna Reitman

Of Counsel, Finance, Energy & Commodities Practice at DLA Piper

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Deanna Reitman has over 20 years of experience working in commodity markets and more than 18 years of senior management experience. Her background encompasses legal, regulatory and business experience in commodities, with a particular focus on energy. She has extensive global energy commodity legal and regulatory experience.

At DLA Piper, Deanna draws upon her experience as an in-house counsel for energy commodities marketing and trading firms to advise on the structuring of transactions and provide regulatory and commercial advise to energy clients.

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