June 16, 2010

Jenner & Block Partner Andrew Weissmann will be a panelist at the United States Sentencing Commission’s Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, being held on June 16-18 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Weissmann will speak on June 18 at a session titled, “Organizational Guidelines: Gaps and Solutions - Where Do We Go From Here?” The panelists will identify and discuss emerging case law and application issues frequently arising under the organizational guidelines, and the challenges involved in the supervision of organizations on probation.  The panel is chaired by Beryl Howell, who is on the Sentencing Commission, and includes Paul Fishman, the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, as a co-panelist.

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 in 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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