Secretary of Commerce Dr. Rebecca Blank Leads Roundtable Discussion with Tier 1 Suppliers at Clark Hill PLC, Jan. 14, 2013
– On the first day of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Clark Hill and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) hosted a roundtable with Secretary of Commerce, Dr. Rebecca Blank, and a number of Tier 1 supplier executives. The meeting was held in Clark Hill’s Detroit office and touched on a variety of topics, such as immigration, developing skilled labor, innovation, healthcare, corporate tax, energy and government policy.
In addition to today’s meeting, both Clark Hill and OESA are hosting events during the remainder of NAIAS. OESA and IHS will be hosting vehicle tours Jan. 15 through Jan. 17 for senior executives of member companies, and Clark Hill will be hosting a full-day networking reception on Jan. 16, at Cobo Hall.
Clark Hill is an entrepreneurial, full-service law firm with offices throughout the United States. Its automotive, corporate, and government and public affairs practice groups do extensive work in the automotive sector, both nationally and internationally, and are experts in all aspects of automotive matters, including warranty cost allocation arrangements, directed supplier arrangements, product liability lawsuits and joint ventures.
OESA provides automotive OE suppliers with forums to address issues of common concern, and resources for industry information and analysis. In addition, OESA hosts a number of educational and networking events throughout the year for its members.