April 28, 2011

Partner Andrew Weissmann spoke on the “Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision and Related Issues” at the 2011 Chief Litigation Counsel Association Spring Meeting held in Chicago on April 28.  The CLCA Spring meeting was hosted by McDonald’s Corporation, Motorola Mobility, Inc. and Motorola Solutions, Inc. The organization was formed in 2001 to provide members with opportunities to share relevant knowledge and best practices, networking and training.  Membership is limited to approximately forty-five in-house attorneys who have chief and primary responsibility for the litigation involving their company. 

Mr. Weissmann is a Co-Chair of the Firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. He is a former Director of the Enron Task Force, Chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, and Special Counsel to the Director of the FBI. An internationally recognized white collar litigator, Mr. Weissmann’s 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. He has tried numerous criminal and civil cases, including winning, in an auction rate securities case, the largest FINRA arbitration award ever. 

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