October 26, 2007

Jenner & Block Partners Larry P. Ellsworth, C. John Koch, Ronald L. Marmer, Thomas C. Newkirk, Howard S. Suskin and Richard F. Ziegler will speak at a Securities Litigation & Compliance Seminar to be held on October 26. The event will be held at Jenner & Block’s Chicago offices and co-hosted by Jenner & Block, Navigant Consulting, Inc., and PricewaterhouseCoopers with commentary from Kevin D. Kreb, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Chicago, and Jonathan R. Boyles, the Managing Director from Navigant Consulting, Inc. in Vienna, Virginia.

The seminar will consist of three panels. The first panel, entitled “SEC Priorities,” will be moderated by Mr. Ellsworth and Mr. Newkirk. The second panel, moderated by Mr. Koch and Mr. Suskin, will discuss relevant U.S. Supreme Court Updates in the area of securities law. Lastly, the final panel entitled, “The Next Generation in Corporate Compliance,” will be moderated by Mr. Marmer with Mr. Newkirk and Mr. Ziegler serving as panelists who will discuss new best practices, the Securities Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and satisfying outside auditors.

Mr. Koch, Mr. Marmer, Mr. Newkirk, and Mr. Suskin are Co-Chairs of the Firm’s Securities Litigation practice. Mr. Ellsworth is a member of the Firm’s Securities Litigation practice, and previously worked as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Trial Unit. Mr. Newkirk previously served as Associate Director of the Division of Enforcement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Ziegler is a member of the Firm’s Securities Litigation Practice, and is the former Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel at 3M Company, where he oversaw changes in 3M’s corporate governance and business conduct processes.