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Jenner & Block Chairman Anton R. Valukas was the keynote speaker at two sessions of KPMG’s 2011 Audit Committee Issues Conference, one in Miami, Florida on February 2, 2011 and the second in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 8, 2011. The annual Audit Committee Issues Conference brings together audit committee members from around the country to discuss the challenges, practices and priorities shaping audit committee and board agendas.
Mr. Valukas discussed his experience serving as the Examiner in Lehman Brothers Holdings bankruptcy and spoke about the lessons he learned for today’s audit committees. Mr. Valukas is Chairman of Jenner & Block and is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. A former United States Attorney, Mr. Valukas specializes in major civil and white collar criminal litigation, representing individuals and leading corporations in contested proceedings throughout the nation. Mr. Valukas has been lead counsel in a wide variety of matters relating to government contracts and issues of fraud and compliance.