NRF Retail Law Summit

NRF Retail Law Summit

NRF Retail Law Summit

Your gateway to making a direct impact on legal strategies within your retail company. 

The NRF Retail Law Summit is a free annual virtual event hosted by National Retail Federation.

March 4-6, 2025 

Designed specifically to tackle the unique legal challenges faced by retail organizations, this annual virtual Zoom event is a must-attend for in-house attorneys, risk and compliance officers, HR professionals and legal counsels. The best part? It's FREE, on demand and, if eligible, you can earn CLE and SHRM credits.

This year, over 900 industry experts registered for this exclusive event, gaining invaluable insights, best practices and continuing professional education credits (CLE and SHRM) from renowned experts. 

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 NRF Retail Law Summit

What to expect

Expand your knowledge, gain confidence and provide top-notch counsel in the years ahead.

Our summit will delve into the trending legal topics shaping the retail landscape. From the adoption of new retail technologies to employment law, privacy and more, we've got you covered.

With a laser focus on emerging issues, you'll gain a comprehensive legal lens to effectively navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Your team deserves to be among the industry's leading legal minds. At no cost to you, it's easier than ever to ensure everyone on your corporate legal team is equipped with the latest tools and insights. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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Past speakers

Charlotte A. Burrows
Charlotte A. Burrows
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Rachel Brand
Rachel Brand
EVP, Global Governance, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary
Walmart Inc.
Elisa D. Garcia
Elisa D. Garcia
Chief Economist
Macy's, Inc.
Elisa D. Garcia
Karla Gilbride
General Counsel
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Lisa Keith
Lisa Keith
EVP & General Counsel
Steven Madden, Ltd.
Steven P. Lehotsky
Steven P. Lehotsky
Co-Founding Partner
Lehotsky Keller LLP
Barbara Kolsun
Barbara Kolsun
Director, Professor
FAME Center for Fashion, Arts Media & Entertainment Law, Practice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Don H. Liu
Don H. Liu
EVP and Chief Legal & Risk Officer
Target Corporation
Sabrina Mizrachi
VP, Deputy General Counsel, Litigation and Global Product Regulatory
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Noah Joshua Phillips
Noah Joshua Phillips
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Juliette Pryor
Juliette Pryor
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
Lowe's Company, Inc.
Stephanie Sheridan
Stephanie Sheridan
Stacy Siegal
Stacy Siegal
Chief Legal Officer
J.Crew Group

Past sessions included:

  • Workplace Violence in Retail: Protecting Occupational Safety and Limiting Liabilities
  • Retail Looking Forward: New Litigation and Other Legal Risks on the Rise
  • Playing by the Rules: How the FTC is Impacting Retailers
  • The Ever-Shifting Sands of Privacy: How Retailers Prepare and Cope
  • Top Issues in Cybersecurity
  • Bias in the AI Lifecycle: Legal and Technical Perspectives
  • Top 10 Legal Risks for Retailers
  • Unpacking EEOC’s new strategic enforcement plan
  • From Theory to Practice: A Retailers Guide to Implementing AI Tools at Work
  • Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks & Increasing Executive Protection
  • Through Insurance: Tips for Retailers
The summit was great. Well designed, seamless technology, timely topics, excellent speakers and presenters.
Bradley Beckstrom
Vice President, Real Estate Law
Wow! Chock full of info. I needed to start a new legal pad!
Elisa D. Garcia
Chief Legal Officer
Macy’s Inc.
What NRF has been doing for the retail legal community is what all trade associations should aspire to.
Ewa M. Abrams
General Counsel
Kering Americas

Sample of past attending companies

  • 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
  • 5.11, Inc.
  • ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Ace Hardware
  • Ahold Delhaize USA
  • Albertsons Companies
  • Aldo Group
  • Amazon
  • American Furniture Warehouse
  • Ashley Furniture Industries
  • ASICS America Corporation
  • Badcock Home Furniture & more
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bealls Inc
  • Belk
  • Ben Bridge Jeweler, Inc.
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Big Lots Stores Inc.
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Bloomin' Brands
  • Bob's Discount Furniture
  • Boxed
  • Brilliant Earth
  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • Carhartt, Inc.
  • Casey's General Stores
  • Chanel, Inc.
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chico's FAS, Inc.
  • Circle K Stores Inc
  • CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc.
  • Claire's
  • Crate and Barrel Holdings
  • Darden Restaurants
  • David Yurman
  • David's Bridal LLC.
  • Destination XL Group, Inc.
  • DICK'S Sporting Goods
  • Dillard's, Inc.
  • Dollar General Corporation
  • Dr. Martens
  • Duluth Trading Company
  • Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
  • Eddie Bauer LLC
  • EssilorLuxottica
  • Estee Lauder
  • European Wax Center
  • Express Inc.
  • FabFitFun, Inc.
  • Family Dollar Tree
  • Fashion Nova
  • Five Below Inc.
  • Floor and Decor
  • Gap Inc.
  • Giant Eagle, Inc.
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Golden Tree Restaurants LLC
  • Goodwill Industries International Inc.
  • H&M
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Harry & David
  • H-E-B
  • Helzberg Diamonds
  • Hermes of Paris, Inc.
  • Hibbett Sports
  • Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
  • Hot Topic Inc.
  • Houzz
  • Hugo Boss
  • IKEA
  • Inspire Brands
  • J. Crew Group LLC
  • James Avery Artisan Jewelry
  • JC Penney
  • JD Finish Line
  • Jo-Ann Stores LLC
  • Kendra Scott LLC
  • Kering Americas
  • Kohl's, Inc.
  • Kroger
  • L.L.Bean, Inc
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lidl US
  • Louis Vuitton Americas
  • Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc.
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc.
  • lululemon
  • LVMH Inc.
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Mattel Inc.
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Michaels Stores
  • Movado Group, Inc.
  • Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply
  • Neiman Marcus Group
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Nordstrom, Inc.
  • Northeast Grocery, Inc.
  • Panda Restaurant Group
  • Pandora Jewelry
  • Papa John's International
  • Petco
  • PetSmart LLC
  • Potbelly Corporation
  • Qurate Retail Group
  • Rack Room Shoes Inc.
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Ranch and Home Supply LLC
  • Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
  • Rent the Runway, Inc.
  • Revolve Group, Inc.
  • Ridley's Family Markets
  • Rite Aid
  • Rooms To GO
  • Ross Stores Inc
  • rue21
  • Saks OFF 5TH
  • LLC
  • Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.
  • Sam's Club
  • Samsonite
  • Schnuck Markets, Inc.
  • Sephora USA, Inc.
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Shoe Carnival, Inc.
  • Signet Jewelers, Inc.
  • Spencer's & Spirit Halloween
  • Staples US Retail
  • Star Auto Repair
  • Starbucks
  • Steven Madden, Ltd.
  • Stitch Fix, Inc.
  • Sundance Inc.
  • Swarovski North America Ltd.
  • Tailored Brands
  • Tapestry, Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • Ten Thousand Villages
  • The Buckle Inc.
  • The Children's Place
  • The Container Store
  • The Fig Of One Inc
  • The Fresh Market
  • The GIANT Company
  • The Home Depot
  • The LEGO Group
  • The TJX Companies, Inc.
  • The Vitamin Shoppe
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • thredUP
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Total Wine & More
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Ulta Beauty, Inc.
  • Urban Outfitters Inc.
  • Vallarta Supermarkets
  • Vera Bradley Designs Inc.
  • Verizon
  • Visionworks of America Inc.
  • VSP Vision/Visionworks of America, Inc.
  • Wakefern Food Corp.
  • Walmart, Inc.
  • Waterway Gas & Wash
  • Wayfair
  • Weis
  • White Castle Management Co
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
  • World Market
  • YETI Coolers, LLC
  • Yum! Brands

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