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.

2025 dates coming soon!

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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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.
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
Noah Joshua Phillips
Noah Joshua Phillips
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
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
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

Past attending companies

  • 1-800 Flowers
  • Aldo Group
  • Amazon
  • Badcock Home Furniture & more
  • Barnes & Noble Education Inc.
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bealls Inc.
  • Belk Inc.
  • Best Buy
  • Big Lots Stores Inc.
  • Blain Supply Inc.
  • Bob's Discount Furniture
  • Boxed
  • The Buckle Inc.
  • Burlington Stores Inc.
  • Casey's General Stores
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chico's FAS Inc.
  • The Children's Place
  • Citi Trends Inc.
  • The Container Store
  • CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc.
  • Crate and Barrel Holdings
  • David's Bridal LLC.
  • Destination XL Group Inc.
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Dillard's
  • Eddie Bauer LLC
  • Estee Lauder
  • Express Inc.
  • Fashion Nova
  • Fast Retailing
  • Five Below Inc.
  • Floor & Decor
  • The Fresh Market
  • The GIANT Company
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Golden Tree Restaurants LLC
  • Goodwill Industries International Inc.
  • H-E-B
  • Harry & David
  • Hibbett Sports
  • The Home Depot
  • Hot Topic Inc.
  • Hugo Boss
  • IKEA
  • Inspire Brands
  • J. Crew Group LLC
  • Tailored Brands
  • Kendra Scott LLC
  • Kohl's Inc.
  • Kroger
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lidl
  • Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc.
  • Lowe's Companies Inc.
  • lululemon athletica
  • LVMH
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Mattel Inc.
  • Meijer
  • Nike Inc.
  • Nordstrom
  • Papa John's International
  • Petco
  • PetSmart LLC
  • Potbelly Corporation
  • Qurate Retail Group
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Ranch and Home Supply LLC
  • Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
  • Rooms To GO
  • Ross Inc.
  • Savers
  • Sephora
  • Signet Jewelers
  • Sundance Inc.
  • Swarovski
  • Tailored Brands
  • Tapestry Inc.
  • Target Corporation
  • The TJX Companies Inc.
  • thredUP
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Total Wine & More
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • ULTA Beauty
  • Urban Outfitters Inc.
  • Vallarta Supermarkets
  • Vera Bradley Designs Inc.
  • Visionworks of America Inc.
  • The Vitamin Shoppe
  • Walmart Inc.
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Wayfair
  • White Castle Management Co.
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Williams-Sonoma Inc.
  • Yum! Brands

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