April 20, 2006

Jenner & Block Partner Andrew Weissmann will speak at the International Association of Defense Counsel’s Corporate Counsel College program entitled “Leadership in the Face of Corporate Crisis: Are You Ready For the Challenge?” to be held April 20-21 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.  Mr. Weissmann will serve as a panelist at an April 20 session entitled “Lessons Learned From Major Corporate Crises,” which will discuss three widely-publicized corporate financial crises that resulted in settlements of billions of dollars and criminal indictments of key executives. 

Mr. Weissmann is the Former Chief of the Criminal Division for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York and the Former Enron Task Force Director at the U.S. Department of Justice.  At the Enron Task Force, Mr. Weissmann led a team of federal prosecutors, F.B.I. and I.R.S. agents in investigating the largest, most complex corporate fraud in history.