October 05, 2012

Jenner & Block Partner Howard S. Suskin will serve as a panelist at the Annual Institute for Investor Protection Conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law on October 5, 2012.  Other panelists at the program will include Hon. Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; and Nobel Prize-winning author Daniel Kahneman, a pioneer in the field of behavioral economics.

The program participants will debate and discuss the application of behavioral economics to critical aspects of securities fraud litigation.  Mr. Suskin’s panel will focus on behavioral economics and market efficiency.

Mr. Suskin is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Class Action Practice and a member of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement and International Arbitration Practices.  He is also a member of the Firm’s Subprime Litigation Task Force and serves on the Firm’s Management Committee.  Mr. Suskin has substantial first-chair experience in civil and criminal securities matters and counsels clients in such matters as class actions alleging securities fraud and misrepresentation claims, derivative actions claiming breach of fiduciary duty, contests for corporate control, insider trading investigations and broker-dealer disputes.  He also counsels and represents clients in connection with securities administrative and self-regulatory organization investigations and proceedings and in arbitrations.  Mr. Suskin speaks and writes extensively on issues relating to securities law and class actions.

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