July 17, 2007

Jenner & Block Partners Thomas P. Sullivan and Andrew Weissmann will speak at the Civil Justice Reform Group’s Legal Reform Solutions Summit to be held July 17 in Chicago.

Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Weissmann will speak on the topic of “Respondeat Superior – Still an Appropriate Basis for Corporate Criminal Liability?”

Mr. Sullivan is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department and of its White Collar Criminal Defense and Counseling and Class Action Litigation Practices.  Mr. Sullivan is a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and has written and spoken extensively on civil and criminal trials and appeals and criminal justice reform.

Mr. Weissmann is the former Enron Task Force Director and former Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.  His practice concentrates on internal corporate compliance and investigations, including representation before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and state and local authorities.