June 04, 2007

Jenner & Block is a Gold Level sponsor of the American Lawyer Media’s 19th Annual General Counsel East Coast Conference, to be held June 4-5 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City.  This unique event will provide a blend of recent regulatory developments, management insights and important business trends impacting the roles and responsibilities of today’s General Counsel.

Partner Stephen L. Ascher will participate in a June 4th panel entitled, “Corporate Compliance and Ethics: Lessons from Recent Corporate Scandals.” Mr. Ascher, a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department and Securities Litigation and Business Litigation Practices, will discuss topics such as monitoring business segments, transactions that trigger legal or managerial reviews, and understanding the key compliance issues affecting domestic and global programs.

Partner Ronald L. Marmer will participate in a June 5th panel entitled, “New Directions in Securities Litigation.”   Mr. Marmer, Co-Chair of the Firm's Securities Litigation Practice, will discuss topics about the Supreme Court’s recent focus on securities litigation, the reach of primary liability, opposing class certification in the district court and on appeal, and insurance coverage considerations.

Managing Partner Gregory S. Gallopoulos will provide introductory remarks for the keynote speaker the June 4th luncheon hosted by the Firm.

Please click here to view the event brochure.