October 10, 2007

Jenner & Block Partners Thomas C. Newkirk and Katya Jestin will participate in a Counsel to Counsel Forum entitled, “From the Inside Out: Internal Investigations and Compliance Audits,” to be held October 10 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

The Forum will address the following discussion topics:

  • Balancing act: serving as business adviser and corporate conscience
  • Creating effective compliance audit and investigations processes before crises erupt
  • Handling internal investigations: conducting interviews and managing privilege and disclosures
  • Managing constituents: dealing with regulators, auditors and government agencies

Mr. Newkirk is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Securities Litigation Practice and a member of its Corporate, White Collar Criminal Defense and Counseling, and Securities Practices.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Newkirk was a senior official and Associate Director of Enforcement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he led the investigations of some of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s most significant cases.

Ms. Jestin is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department and White Collar Criminal Defense and Counseling Practice.  She represents companies and executives in connection with criminal investigations, including representation before the United States Department of Justice.

For more information, please click here to view the conference website.