June 03, 2008

Jenner & Block Partner Andrew Weissmann will speak at the Forbes/Ethisphere Ethical Leadership Forum to be held on June 3 at the Rainbow Room in New York City.

The program will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of ethical leadership issues that arise in the corporate environment, including recruiting and retention strategies, consumer satisfaction, communications with employees and share- and stakeholders and profits impacts.

Mr. Weissmann will speak at a session titled, “Preparing for Compliance Catastrophes,” which will address corporate failures of ethics and compliance, as well as offer strategies for risk mitigation and damage control in such situations.

Mr. Weissmann, who 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, was recently was selected by a panel of top ethics experts as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere magazine.  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.

For more information or to register for this event, please click here to visit the Forbes Conferences website.