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Davis & Gilbert Sponsors 2012 Advertising Week Program:
Mission Impossible: Truth & Privacy

New York, NY September 18, 2012 - Davis & Gilbert will host FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, and fraud and identity theft authority, Frank Abagnale – who was channeled by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Hollywood blockbuster, “Catch Me If You Can.” Davis & Gilbert is honored to sponsor the 2012 Advertising Week program, “Mission Impossible: Truth & Privacy,” which will be held at Manhattan’s Liberty Theater on October 4.

The program encompasses two distinct sessions, each focusing on a fresh and different perspective regarding privacy related issues:

Privacy & Data: The Future is Now

Ronald R. Urbach, the firm’s Chairman and Co-Chair of the Advertising practice group, will have a candid conversation with FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, to discuss a wide range of critical topics that impact the advertising industry. Topics will include privacy, data collection and utilization, and data security.

Catch Me if You Can

Frank Abagnale is one of the world’s foremost authorities on fraud and identity theft, and was immortalized on the silver screen, by Leonardo DiCaprio, in the classic film “Catch Me If You Can.” Mr. Abagnale will provide a “life story” speech and an extended Q&A session on a variety of security issues.

In addition, Jonathan Salem Baskin, the co-author of the newly-published Tell The Truth, who will share insights from his research on the relationship between transparency, purchaser data, and the emergence of “brand truth” as a basis for effective customer relationships.

This program is presented in partnership with MediaCom and Idevoita.

About Advertising Week

Advertising Week is the world’s premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders each year in New York City. With more than 200 distinct events, The Week is a hybrid of thought leadership Seminars featuring the industry’s best and brightest and engaging special events which galvanize targeted constituencies. Spawned from creative roots in 2004, Advertising Week now draws from the client, media and broader cultural communities with a laser focus on key business drivers which shape and influence the global industry.

About Davis & Gilbert LLP
Davis & Gilbert LLP is an independent, strategically focused, full service, multi-disciplinary law firm of more than 110 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in a single office in New York City, the firm represents a wide range of clients - including some of the world's largest public companies, small and mid-size independent companies, partnerships, joint ventures, large media conglomerates and multinational holding companies - throughout the United States and internationally. Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on real estate, litigation, intellectual property, labor & employment, corporate and middle market M&A, and private client services.  Davis & Gilbert has been ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500, and “Best Law Firms,” and the firm was recognized in The National Law Journal’s 2012 Midsize Hot List.

For additional information, please contact:
Dawn M. Gertz
Chief Marketing Officer