1 Faculty Biographies Program Co-Chairs Gerald H. Goldstein Goldstein, Goldstein and Hilley (San Antonio, TX) Gerald "Gerry" Harris Goldstein is a nationally known and respected defense lawyer and Past President of both the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He has served as amicus curiae for NACDL in many high-profile cases, including CNN v. Manuel Noriega and Joe Does v. United States, arguing that lawyers should not be required to disclose the identity of cash-paying clients on IRS forms. His forceful Congressional testimony during the 1996 House Waco hearings is credited with helping to turn the tide against further suppression of citizens rights. More recently, he represented Dr. Al-Badr Al Hazmi, a fifth-year radiology resident in San Antonio who was arrested on September 12, Subsequently, Goldstein testified before Congress on his client s request to speak with counsel. Gerry is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Texas Lawyer's Legal Legends, has been profiled in numerous publications, has served as an adjunct professor of law at University of Texas School of Law in Austin and at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, and is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is also Board Certified in Criminal Law. In his role as an adjunct professor, Gerry teaches a course titled: Advanced Criminal Law (Defense of a Complex Federal Prosecution). Other topics/seminar papers that Gerry speaks about are: 2008 Supreme Court Update; Crawford & the Current State of the Hearsay Rule; Crossing the Double Crosser; Federal Appeals - What will the next 50 years look like?; Hot New Trends from the Supremes; Motions to Suppress; Notable Recent and Pending Federal and TX Crim Cases; Tenth Circuit Standards of Review. He has received the following honors and awards: Best Lawyers in America, 1987 Present; Texas Monthly - Texas Super Lawyers; Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers; Top 50 Central and West Texas Region Super Lawyers, Criminal Defense: White Collar, ; Scene in SA Monthly - San Antonio's Best Attorneys, San Antonio Law, Top Ten Lawyers, ; Texas Lawyer Legal Legends, 100 Best Lawyers over Last 100 years (100 Year Anniversary of State Bar of Texas), 2000; Fellow, State Bar Foundation, 1976 Present; Recipient, Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award [Outstanding Criminal Defense Attorney in the United States] from NACDL, 1991; Recipient, Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer in Texas from the State Bar of Texas, 1991; Justice Albert Tate, Jr. Award [Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Advocacy] from the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1993; Recipient, John Henry Faulk Civil Libertarian of the Year Award from the American Civil Liberties Union; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame, 2002; Marquis Who's Who, Who's Who in American Law, 14th Edition, His professional associations include: NACDL, Past President ( ); Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Past President ( ); Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1997 Present; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1991 Present; American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1987 Present; American Board of Trial Advocates, President (1997 Present); Dean's Round Table, University of Texas School of Law, 1989 Present; Texas Civil Liberties Union, General Counsel ( ); San Antonio Bar Association, Board of Directors ( ); American Bar Association, 1968 Present; Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Gerry is currently challenging the search of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) 1600 acre ranch community, where 468 children were taken from their homes as the result of the search of 44 separate residences, church facilities, and schools, by over 100 armed officers equipped with military style arms, armor, tanks, and helicopters.
2 Gerald B. Lefcourt Gerald B. Lefcourt, P.C. (New York, NY) Gerald B. Lefcourt is a past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a past President of the New York Criminal Bar Association. He also is a founder of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and one of the nation's best trial lawyers, he is head of a four-lawyer firm in New York City, Gerald B. Lefcourt, P.C., specializing in the defense of criminal cases and complex civil litigation. Long considered one of the defense bar's leading spokesmen and most passionate advocates, he has defended clients as diverse as Abbie Hoffman, Harry Helmsley, former New York assembly Speaker Mel Miller and Michael Milken's co-defendant in one of the nation's largest securities cases. Recent victories include a full acquittal of rap mogul and Murder, Inc. Records founder Irv Gotti on federal money laundering charges. The NY State Bar gave him their "Outstanding Practitioner" Award in 1985 and again in In 1993, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers gave him the Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award their highest honor. The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers presented the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award to Mr. Lefcourt in Mr. Lefcourt serves as the Speaker of the N.Y.S. Assembly's designee to the Statewide Commission on Judicial Nomination, which committee recommends to the Governor a slate of candidates for the New York Court of Appeals. He served for several years as the Chair of the Criminal Advocacy Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and serves on the Magistrate Selection Committee of the Southern District of New York. In the past, he has been a member of numerous other governmental and professional committees, including those addressing representation of the indigent, sentencing guidelines and the attorney-client privilege. Mr. Lefcourt has been recognized in New York Magazine's survey of Outstanding Practitioners and in Who's Who in the Criminal Defense Bar.
3 Abbe David Lowell McDermott Will & Emery (Washington, DC) Abbe David Lowell is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the Firm s Washington, D.C. office, where he heads the White-Collar Criminal Defense practice group. Abbe Lowell s practice focuses on the investigation, trial and appeal of complex criminal and civil cases throughout the United States and counseling clients with respect to their dealings with legislative and government agencies. He has successfully tried criminal and civil cases before juries in more than a dozen different federal and state courts and has argued appeals in various circuits, the highest courts of four different states and before the United States Supreme Court. He has also represented clients in numerous congressional oversight and other hearings as well as enforcement actions brought by various federal agencies and state attorneys general. He has served as Special Counsel to the Congress for ethics cases and the impeachment proceedings of President Clinton and as Special Counsel to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He has authored numerous articles on the law and has taught criminal procedure, evidence and trial practice at Georgetown Law Center and Columbia Law School. Clients have included public officials (Governor Jim Gibbons, Senator Robert Torricelli, Reps. Gary Condit, Charlie Wilson, Walter Fauntroy, Harold Ford, Bill Boner, Joe McDade, State Senators Joe Bruno and Hector Martinez), international organizations (U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights); state and local governments (City of Alexandria, Virginia), government lobbyists (Jack Abramoff; AIPAC lobbyist Steve Rosen); businessmen (Gene Phillips, Sam Waksal); actors (Steven Seagal, Sean Combs) and others.
4 Program Co-Sponsor NACDL 6 th Annual White Collar Crime Conference: Professor Bruce A. Green Director, Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham University School of Law (New York, NY) Bruce A. Green is the Louis Stein Professor at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics and teaches and writes in the areas of legal ethics and criminal procedure. He engages in extensive professional service in these areas of law. Currently, he serves as Chair-elect of the ABA Criminal Justice Section and will begin a term as Chair in September. Professor Green is also a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, a member of the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination drafting committee, and a member and past chair of the ethics committee of the N.Y.S. Bar Association. Since joining the Fordham faculty in 1987, Professor Green has also engaged in various part-time public service, including as a member of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board, as a member of the attorney disciplinary committee in Manhattan, as Associate Counsel in the office of the Iran/Contra prosecutor, and as a consultant and special investigator for the N.Y.S. Commission on Government Integrity. Prior to joining the Fordham faculty, Professor Green served as a law clerk to Judge James L. Oakes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief Appellate Attorney in the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
5 Keynote Jeffrey Toobin, CNN Senior Analyst and New Yorker staff writer (New York, NY) Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer for The New Yorker and senior analyst for CNN, is one of the most recognized and admired legal journalists in the country. His most recent book, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, was published by Doubleday and spent more than four months on the New York Times best-seller list and earned the 2008 J. Anthony Lukas Prize for Nonfiction from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He is now working on a sequel, The Oath: The Secret Struggle for the Supreme Court, to be published in Toobin has written several other critically acclaimed, best-selling books including A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal that Nearly Brought Down a President; The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson; and Too Close to Call: The 36-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election. Previously, Toobin served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Brooklyn. He also served as an associate counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh, an experience that provided the basis for his first book, Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer's First Case United States v. Oliver North. Toobin earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard College and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
6 Faculty Elkan Abramowitz Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. (New York, NY) Elkan Abramowitz, 70, is a principal of the firm of Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C., a 55-lawyer firm which specializes in litigation. After graduating from Brown University in 1961 and NYU Law School in 1964, he clerked for the Honorable Inzer B. Wyatt, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. From 1966 to 1970, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in the office of Robert M. Morgenthau, then the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In 1970, he left the United States Attorney's Office to become an Assistant to Mr. Morgenthau when he held the post of Deputy Mayor. Later in 1970, Mr. Abramowitz served as special counsel to the Select Committee for the United States House of Representatives. From , he served as Chief of the Criminal Division for the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York under Robert B. Fiske. In 1990, he was appointed Special Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Investigation for the City of New York to investigate the stock transfer by Mayor David Dinkins to his son. In June, 1992, he was selected by Justice Thomas B. Galligan to serve as Counsel to the Special Master in the garment center antitrust case, People v. Gambino, et al. In addition to his regular bi-monthly New York Law Journal column on white collar crime, he has served on the Federal Courts, Ethics and Judiciary Committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Abramowitz is married to Susan Isaacs, the writer. Cristina C. Arguedas Arguedas, Cassman & Headley, LLP (Berkeley, CA) Cris Arguedas is recognized as one of the finest criminal defense lawyers in the United States. In her more than 20 years in private practice, she has represented high-profile clients in some of the most visible cases around the country, as well as many little-known clients on relatively routine matters that never make the nightly news. Cris is equally adept at defending complex white-collar cases, celebrity athletes, sensational murders, and the full range of less serious criminal cases. As state and federal governments have dramatically increased the use of criminal sanctions as a means of regulatory enforcement, Cris practice has focused on the defense of individuals or corporations who are subject to criminal investigations and/or prosecution for actual or perceived violations of regulations related to business practices. Cris represents clients in every stage of criminal proceedings. Many of her most successful cases are investigations which are concluded without prosecution. Her trial skills serve as a major threat to prosecutors around the country, and she is frequently called in after indictment to try a case in which negotiations have failed. Her trial experience extends from state and federal courts in California to federal courts across the nation ranging from New York City to the Territory of Guam. Her wide range of experience includes defending cases involving theft of
7 intellectual property, securities violations, environmental violations, antitrust violations, bank fraud, medicare fraud, governmental contract fraud, tax fraud, and other types of business/financial crimes. Singled out for her thorough preparation, shrewd strategizing, and impressive courtroom skills, Cris has been named the lawyer other lawyers would hire if they got arrested (California Lawyer), one of the 10 best lawyers in the Bay Area (San Francisco Chronicle, Northern California Super Lawyers), one of the 50 most influential women lawyers in the United States (National Law Journal), one of the 100 top lawyers in California (San Francisco Daily Journal, The Recorder), one of the five top women lawyers in the country (Time), and one of the leading defense lawyers in the United States (New York Times). Cris s expertise also makes her a highly sought-after lecturer, teacher, and advisor to public officials in both major parties. She has served on advisory committees for San Francisco s district attorney and the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California. Cris has been appointed to several commissions on judicial standards by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald M. George. Cris has also chaired and is currently a member of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer s Federal Judicial Selection Committee, which recommends nominees for the United States District Court and for the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California. Cris also teaches Criminal Trial Advocacy at Boalt Hall School of Law. Cris is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and a former president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Amy Baron-Evans Sentencing Resource Counsel, Federal Public and Community Defenders (Boston, MA) Amy Baron-Evans is Sentencing Resource Counsel with the Federal Public and Community Defenders. She represents Defenders interests in matters of policy, provides litigation support, and teaches sentencing advocacy. She is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and clerked for the Honorable Hugh H. Bownes on the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Baron- Evans is a former Co-Chair of the Practitioners Advisory Group to the United States Sentencing Commission and of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Peter Binning Corker Binning (London, UK) Peter Binning is a founding partner of Corker Binning formed in 2001, having been a partner at another specialist international criminal law firm in London. He is a former prosecutor with the English Serious Fraud Office and the Crown Prosecution Service. He is a solicitor specializing in international criminal fraud and regulatory litigation. Recent international work includes assisting major corporate clients in internal investigations relating to fraud and corruption, acting for various clients in, for example, the British Aerospace corruption inquiry, the Innospec case, the Mabey & Johnson case, the SFO AIG investigation as well as a major North American cartel case, many extradition cases involving the USA, European Union countries, Russia, Hong Kong and Dubai, and cases involving requests to
8 freeze assets in the UK from overseas prosecuting authorities. He also acts for government departments in the UK in relation to criminal matters and a number of financial institutions on matters of fraud and money laundering compliance. He is a past co-chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association, a past treasurer of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association and a member of the Council of Justice, the British Section of the International Commission of Jurists. Susan E. Brune Brune & Richard LLP (New York, NY) Susan Brune is a founding partner of Brune & Richard LLP, a boutique law firm focused on white-collar defense and commercial litigation. A former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, Ms. Brune is an experienced trial lawyer. Earlier this year, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers conferred on Ms. Brune the Honorable Thurgood S. Marshall Award for Outstanding Practitioner. Marcus J. Busch Trial Attorney, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Marcus Busch serves as a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs. Prior to joining OIA in 2009, he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, where he prosecuted major fraud and public corruption cases. In that capacity, he tried United States v. Donald Hill, the Dallas City Hall public corruption case, and United States v. Gregory Setzer, a faith-based Ponzi scheme. Marcus was in private practice from 1987 until 2004, prosecuting and defending both civil and criminal cases. During that time, he also served as a special prosecutor on public corruption and narcotics cases. Prior to private practice, he was an Assistant District Attorney for the Dallas County District Attorney s Office, where he was the felony chief prosecutor in that office s public integrity section. Marcus has spoken to the criminal bar, prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, and the public on numerous legal topics throughout his career. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Texas Tech University in 1982, and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in Francis D. Carter Zuckerman Spaeder LLP (Washington DC) With more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Francis D. Carter has successfully represented clients in areas including white-collar criminal defense, business fraud, business litigation, and legal and professional malpractice. Mr. Carter s high-profile cases include representing a key witness in the impeachment proceedings of former President Clinton and representing a defendant who avoided the death penalty in a yearlong capital murder trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He represented several government officials who were acquitted in high-profile cases involving multi-count indictments of conspiracy, contract fraud and business fraud.
9 Mr. Carter has a long record of advocacy and public service, serving for six years as the director of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Since 1993, Mr. Carter has been a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been a faculty member for the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School ( , ). In 2007, he was named one of the Top 15 Black White-Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys in the country by Corporate Crime Reporter, and one of the Washington, DC area s Top Lawyers by Washingtonian. In 2003, Legal Times named him one of Washington, DC s Top 20 Litigators. Since 2007, Mr. Carter has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Commercial Litigation, Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense, and White-Collar Criminal Defense. Pamela Rogers Chepiga Allen & Overy LLP (New York, NY) Pamela is a partner in the New York office of Allen & Overy LLP. She specializes in criminal, civil and regulatory securities litigation. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Pamela was the founding Director of the Securities Arbitration Clinic at Fordham University School of Law. Previous to that position, she was a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. From 1982 to 1984, she served as the Chief of Securities and Commodities Frauds Unit in the United States Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York. While there, she specialized in white collar criminal prosecutions, headed the unit in charge of prosecuting all securities and commodities cases, and coordinated criminal prosecutions with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Pamela has taught in trial advocacy programs at Harvard Law School, Hofstra Law School, Cardozo Law School and the New York City Corporation Counsel's Office. She has also lectured extensively on insider trading, white collar crime, and the RICO statute. Pamela is distinguished as a leading practitioner in the International Who's Who of Business Crime Lawyers 2010 as well as a top lawyer in litigation by Chambers USA 2009: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. David Debold Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Washington, DC) David Debold is a criminal and civil litigator at the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He specializes in white collar, appeals, civil enforcement actions, internal investigations and complex civil litigation. Before joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Debold was as an Assistant United States Attorney in Detroit, Michigan, serving in the criminal and appellate divisions. While an AUSA he oversaw hundreds of grand jury investigations, many involving white collar crimes. He also argued more than 80 cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. In 1991 he served as Special Counsel to the United States Sentencing Commission and has lectured nationally on federal sentencing and appellate issues for 20 years. In 2009, the Sentencing Commission appointed Mr. Debold to a three-year term as Chair of its 17-member Practitioners Advisory Group, and he has testified before the Commission on a number of sentencing issues since 2006.
10 Mr. Debold co-authored NACDL s amicus briefs on sentencing issues in Rita and Claiborne in the Supreme Court s October 2006 Term; Gall and Kimbrough in the October 2007 Term; and Gould and Abbott in the October 2010 Term. He was recently co-counsel before the Supreme Court in Conrad M. Black s challenge to his mail fraud convictions under 18 U.S.C. 1346, the honest services fraud statute. He serves as editor of the upcoming fifth edition of Practice Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, a two-volume treatise on federal sentencing published by the ABA s Criminal Justice Section. Mr. Debold graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1985, and he was a law clerk to the Honorable Cornelia G. Kennedy, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Charles E. Duross Deputy Chief, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Charles E. Duross is a Deputy Chief in the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he oversees all FCPA prosecutions in the United States. Mr. Duross graduated, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in Mr. Duross worked at a national law firm for five years focusing on litigation. In 2001, Mr. Duross accepted an appointment as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida. In Miami, Mr. Duross investigated and prosecuted a variety of criminal matters, including wire and mail fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, structuring, pharmaceutical fraud, and mortgage fraud, ultimately becoming a Deputy Chief in the Major Crimes Section. During that time, Mr. Duross prosecuted numerous white-collar defendants, including CEOs, broker-dealers, a foreign presidential candidate, and a high-profile attorney. In late 2006, Mr. Duross joined the Fraud Section, and since that time, he has focused almost exclusively on cases involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Miguel A. Estrada Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Washington, DC) Miguel A. Estrada is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is Co-Chair of the firm's Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group. Mr. Estrada is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School. Following his graduation, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Amalya L. Kearse, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy, U.S. Supreme Court. From 1992 until 1997, Mr. Estrada served as Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States. He previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York. Before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Mr. Estrada practiced corporate law with a New York law firm. Mr. Estrada has handled a broad range of matters before the United States Supreme Court and the lower federal courts, including presenting argument in 19 cases before the Supreme Court. Mr. Estrada is a Trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society, a member of the Board of Visitors of the Harvard Law School, and is the Chairman of the D.C. Circuit's Advisory Committee on Procedures.
11 Hon. Paul J. Fishman U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey (Newark, NJ) Paul J. Fishman was nominated by President Barack Obama as the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey in June 2009; he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 7, 2009 and sworn in on October 14, In addition to his service as U.S. Attorney, Mr. Fishman serves as vice-chair of Attorney General Holder's Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys. Prior to becoming U.S. Attorney, Mr. Fishman was a partner at the law firm of Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman, where he headed the firm's white collar practice. Mr. Fishman graduated magna cum laude in 1978 from Princeton University and cum laude in 1982 from Harvard Law School, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Harvard Law Review. After a clerkship with the Hon. Edward R. Becker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, he became an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, where he served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, Chief of Narcotics, Chief of the Criminal Division, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney. From 1994 through 1997, Mr. Fishman served as a senior adviser to the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General of the United States on a variety of law enforcement, policy, legislative, national security, and international matters, as well as on specific investigations and prosecutions. Ross Garber Shipman & Goodwin LLP (Hartford, CT) Ross Garber is a partner in Shipman & Goodwin. He represents clients in government investigations, internal investigations, and white collar criminal matters. In addition to federal and state criminal investigations, he also regularly represents clients in investigations by the SEC, state attorneys general and other federal and state regulators. Ross advises clients on compliance issues and represents clients in complex civil litigation. Ross is the former chief counsel to two governors of Connecticut. He regularly represents governors, other public officials, agencies, and campaigns in investigations. He recently represented the Office of the Governor of South Carolina in impeachment proceedings before a special committee of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Ross also recently represented the Office of the Governor of Connecticut during federal and state investigations into allegations of corruption in state government, as well as in impeachment proceedings before a select committee of the Connecticut House of Representatives. In connection with his representation of the Office of the Governor of Connecticut, Ross argued ground breaking appeals on governmental privileges and immunities before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the Connecticut Supreme Court. Ross writes and speaks frequently about government investigations and white collar criminal defense. He has also conducted crisis management training for the National Governors' Association and training sessions for the Associated Press on covering high profile investigations. Ross is co-chair of the White Collar Crime Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also serves as co-chair of the ABA Subcommittees on Transnational Crime and Political Corruption.
12 Daniel K. Gelb Gelb & Gelb LLP (Boston, MA) Daniel K. Gelb, Esq. is a partner with the trial law firm of Gelb & Gelb LLP in Boston, Massachusetts where he represents clients at both the state and federal levels in white collar and general criminal defense matters, complex civil litigation concentrating in business and securities, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Prior to joining Gelb & Gelb LLP, Mr. Gelb was an Assistant District Attorney with the Norfolk County District Attorney s Office in Massachusetts. He is the District of Massachusetts Chairperson for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Crime Committee, the Massachusetts State Chairperson for NACDL s Membership Committee, and a member of NACDL s E-Discovery Task Force. Mr. Gelb has been named a Rising Star in criminal defense by Massachusetts Super Lawyers 2009, and he is a Louis D. Brandeis fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. Mr. Gelb is a frequent author and lecturer on electronic evidence and discovery as well as civil and criminal trial practice and procedure. He is the co-author of Massachusetts E-Discovery & Evidence: Preservation Through Trial (MCLE, Inc. 2009) and an Advisory Board Member of Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. s White Collar Crime Report. Mr. Gelb is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association s Implementation of Technology Taskforce and The Sedona Conference s Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production. Mr. Gelb has been quoted on electronic discovery and evidence issues by various publications including Law.com, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., and USA Today. Peter D. Hardy Post & Schell, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) Peter Hardy, former criminal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney s Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and at the Tax Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., is a partner in the Philadelphia office of the law firm of Post & Schell, P.C. Peter has spoken or written nationally on tax fraud, money laundering, health care fraud, data protection, and public corruption. He is scheduled to publish in late 2010 a legal treatise, entitled Criminal Tax, Money Laundering, and Bank Secrecy Act Litigation, through BNA Books, a major legal publishing house. Peter has commented on financial prosecutions in the national and international media, and his work has been cited in several law school text books. He also has significant federal appellate experience, and has obtained published opinions in his cases in the areas of failure to file tax returns, theft from federally funded programs, search warrants, cruel and unusual punishment, and various aspects of the federal Sentencing Guidelines. Peter represents enterprises and individuals subject to government regulation or investigation. He conducts internal corporate investigations of alleged misconduct and consults on compliance plans. Peter assists and defends companies, directors, officers and other professionals accused of misconduct at the investigative, trial, and appellate stages of criminal and civil litigation. His cases have involved allegations of tax offenses, money laundering, mortgage fraud, health care violations, environmental law violations, public corruption, and other financial fraud. Peter is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and the University of Michigan Law School. He has clerked for federal judges at the district court and court of appeals levels.
13 Mark R. Hellerer Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (New York, NY) Mr. Hellerer has over 25 years of experience in litigation of complex commercial disputes, white collar criminal matters, and regulatory enforcement proceedings. He serves as leader of Pillsbury s Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense practice group. Mr. Hellerer has been recognized by a number of organizations including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, New York Super Lawyers, and Who's Who in American Law. Mr. Hellerer's work includes representation of individual and corporate defendants, targets and witnesses in criminal and regulatory matters, conduct of internal corporate investigations, advice to corporations and financial institutions on regulatory compliance issues, and prosecution of civil RICO, fraud and business tort claims. Mr. Hellerer regularly handles civil, administrative, and criminal matters involving antitrust, banking, environmental claims, the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, and securities fraud. A substantial portion of Mr. Hellerer's practice involves the representation of international companies and financial institutions and their officers and directors. Before coming to Pillsbury, Mr. Hellerer served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York for nine years, including three years as Chief of the Major Crimes Unit. During his prosecutorial career, Mr. Hellerer was awarded both the John Marshall Award for Outstanding Trial Performance and the Director's Award for Superior Performance from the Department of Justice. Evan A. Jenness Law Offices of Evan A. Jenness (Santa Monica, CA) Evan A. Jenness is a criminal defense attorney in private practice who represents clients in federal and state criminal cases. She has tried an array of cases, including those involving allegations of securities fraud, false statements, bank fraud, identity theft, import violations and internet pornography. She is a frequent author and lecturer on criminal law and procedure, and professional responsibility for criminal defense lawyers. Among other things, she is a Board Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL); Co-Chair of the NACDL Ethics Advisory; Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Professional Responsibility & Ethics Committee; Secretary of the Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Chapter; Co-Chair of the ABA White Collar Crime Sub-Committee on Securities Fraud/Financial Institutions Fraud/Money Laundering; and Co-Chair of the Central District of California s Lawyer Representatives of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. She previously served as a Deputy Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles, and is a graduate of Columbia University Law School.
14 Kathryn Keneally Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (New York, NY) As a partner of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. in New York, Kathy Keneally has over twenty-five years of experience in representing clients in tax controversy, and in defending against allegations of tax fraud and other financial crimes. Ms. Keneally has defended an array of corporate and individual clients in investigations, in trial, and on appeal, in cases involving complex financial matters, in addition to representing individuals and companies in federal, state and local tax proceedings. Ms. Keneally is the in-coming Vice Chair for Committee Operations for the ABA Section of Taxation, and the past chair of the Tax Section s Standards of Tax Practice Committee and the Tax Section s Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties Committee. She is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. She is also a past-member of the Practitioners Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Ms. Keneally authors the White Collar Crime column in The Champion, and a column on IRS Practice in the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, and has contributed articles to the Journal of Taxation. She writes and speaks frequently on issues involving criminal defense, tax litigation, and professional responsibility. She is a life member of the NACDL. Ms. Keneally began her legal career in 1982 as the law clerk for the Honorable Edward R. Neaher, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. She received a B.S. in 1979 from Cornell University and a J.D., magna cum laude, in 1982 from Fordham Law School, where she was associate editor of the Fordham Law Review, and an LL.M in Taxation in 1993 from New York University School of Law. Robert Khuzami Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington, DC) Robert Khuzami is Director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As Director, Mr. Khuzami is responsible for the civil law enforcement efforts of more than 1,200 SEC personnel located in 12 offices across the country. From 2002 through 2009, Mr. Khuzami served as General Counsel for the Americas for Deutsche Bank AG, and before that as the Bank s Global Head of Litigation and Regulatory Investigations. From 1990 through 2002, Mr. Khuzami was a federal prosecutor with the United States Attorney s Office for the Southern District of New York. During his service, Mr. Khuzami held the position of Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, a unit responsible for the prosecution of a wide range of securities fraud and related crimes, including accounting and financial statement fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, and offering fraud. Prior to that, Mr. Khuzami served in that Office s Counterterrorism Unit, where he was a member of the prosecution team in United States v. Rahman, et al. The trial led to the conviction of Blind Sheik, Omar Ahmed Ali Abdel Rahman, and nine co-defendants for operating an international terrorist organization responsible for, among other things, the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.
15 Mr. Khuzami has received the Attorney General s Exceptional Service Award (1996), the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation s Federal Prosecutor Award (1997), and the Henry L. Stimson Award for Outstanding Public Service (2001). Mr. Khuzami served as a law clerk for the Honorable John R. Gibson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He received his J.D. from the Boston University School of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Rochester. Hon. Barbara M. G. Lynn U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Dallas, TX) Education: B.A., with highest distinction, University of Virginia,1973; J.D., Southern Methodist University, summa cum laude, Professional: Private practice, Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.; Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Chair, , Member, ; Past Chair of the Federal Trial Judges Conference of the ABA Judicial Division; the ABA Judicial Division, and the ABA Litigation Section. Immediate Past President of the Dallas Chapter of the International Womens Forum. Former Chair of the Research Fellows of the Center for American and International Law. Past President of the Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court. Member, Executive Board of SMU s Dedman School of Law. Fellow and former Committee Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Member of the American Law Institute. Fellow of the American, Texas and Dallas Bar Foundations. Recipient of SMU Law School s Distinguished Alumni Award for private practice in First recipient of the Louise Raggio award given by the Dallas Women Lawyers Association for her contributions to the profession, Recognized as Judge of the Year by the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in Recognized in 2006 by the Women and the Law Section of the State Bar of Texas as the Sarah T. Hughes Woman Lawyer of Achievement. David Markus David Oscar Markus PLLC (Miami, FL) David Oscar Markus is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. After graduating from Harvard, David served as law clerk to the Honorable Edward B. Davis, then-chief United States District Judge, Southern District of Florida. Following his clerkship, David worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., and then practiced as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Miami. He is now in private practice focusing on criminal trials and appeals. In his most recent trial, USA v. Ali Shaygan, his client was acquitted of all 141 counts and the government was ordered to pay over $600,000 in sanctions for its conduct in the case. The National Law Journal selected him as one of the top 40 litigators in the country under 40 years old, and it has recognized one of his trial victories in federal court as one of the top ten defense verdicts in the country for David is the past-president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers--Miami Chapter and the past-president of Federal Bar Association- -South Florida Chapter. He is the Southern District of Florida's national representative for the Criminal Justice Act Panel, and previously served as the Eleventh Circuit representative on the Defender Services Advisory Group. David is the vice-chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's amicus committee. David has lectured on different aspects of the criminal trial and appeal and has taught at the University of Miami School of Law and at Florida International University College of Law. David
16 has written opinion pieces for the Miami Herald, and is the author of the popular Southern District of Florida blog. Richard Marmaro Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Los Angeles, CA) Richard Marmaro heads the West Coast SEC enforcement and white collar defense practice for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and has offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. For almost 30 years, Mr. Marmaro has successfully defended individuals and corporations, both nationally and internationally, in all phases of complex civil, criminal and regulatory matters, including those involving allegations of insider trading, accounting and disclosure irregularities, stock options backdating, market manipulation, financial frauds and wrongful termination. Mr. Marmaro has tried many cases in federal and state courts around the country, and he has conducted numerous internal corporate investigations for Fortune 500 companies, involving allegations of stock options backdating, insider trading, tax violations and corporate opportunity issues. Recently, Marmaro successfully defended William J. Ruehle against criminal securities fraud and conspiracy charges in the largest criminal and SEC backdating case ever filed. His trial efforts led to his client's acquittal and the dismissal of all criminal and SEC charges against the other defendants, including the two co-founders of Broadcom. Mr. Marmaro is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, as well as the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Marmaro has been called the go to white collar lawyer by the Daily Journal, and for the past seven years that publication has recognized him as one of the Top 100 attorneys in California. The Los Angeles Business Journal has included him on its list of Who s Who in L.A. Law. In addition, Mr. Marmaro consistently is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America s Leading Lawyers for Business. Eric V. Mazur Director, Forensic and Electronic Discovery Services, Navigant Consulting (Washington, DC) Mr. Mazur is a Director of Forensic Services with Navigant Consulting s Dispute and Investigations practice. For the past 9 years he has managed large technology projects relating to the forensic recovery and electronic discovery process of data demanded by subpoena while employed by Thomson Reuter s Litigation Consulting Practice, Deloitte s Analytic Forensic Technology Group and LECG s Electronic Discovery Practice. During his tenure with those firms, he has forensically produced millions of pages of client data for critical privileged legal review. He has extensive experience leading highly sensitive and complex computer forensic and electronic discovery investigations as well as recovering mass amounts of data residing on backup tape. Previously Mr. Mazur worked at the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center as a federal contractor where he taught computer forensics and computer crime investigations to federal, state and local law enforcement officers. During this time Mr. Mazur held a Top Secret security clearance. He is a seized computer evidence recovery specialist (SCERS) trained by the U.S. Treasury Department and he has received extensive training from the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) as well as being a Certified Encase Forensic Examiner. In Mr. Mazur s 20 years of experience, he has conducted hundreds of computer forensic examinations for both federal, state and local law enforcement agencies while a Detective with the Metropolitan Police Department's Financial Investigative Unit in Washington,
17 DC. Mr. Mazur is highly regarded as an expert witness in computer forensics and electronic discovery and has extensive experience testifying in US Courts. Mark F. Mendelsohn Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, DC) A partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Whaton & Garrison LLP, Mark F. Mendelsohn is a member of the White Collar Crime and Regulatory Defense, and Securities Litigation Practice Groups. Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Mr. Mendelsohn served as the deputy chief of the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), and is internationally acknowledged and respected as the architect and key enforcement official of DOJ s modern Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement program. As deputy chief of the Fraud Section from 2005 to 2010, Mr. Mendelsohn was responsible for overseeing all DOJ investigations and prosecutions under the FCPA, and for supervising a team of trial attorneys with respect to investigations and prosecutions of a wide variety of federal white collar crimes. During his tenure, DOJ brought more than 50 prosecutions against corporations for FCPA and related offenses, resulting in more than $1.5 billion in criminal penalties, and approximately 80 prosecutions against individuals. Mr. Mendelsohn handled hundreds of voluntary disclosures of illicit corporate payments, worked closely with the SEC, helped establish the FBI s FCPA squad, negotiated numerous corporate plea, deferred and nonprosecution agreements, and worked with more than 16 corporate compliance monitors. Mr. Mendelsohn led an effort to forge closer working relationships with foreign regulators in transnational bribery cases, resulting in coordinated, multi-jurisdictional settlements in the Siemens, BAE and Innospec prosecutions, among others. Mr. Mendelsohn was also responsible for administering DOJ s FCPA Opinion Release Procedure. Mr. Mendelsohn also had principal policy responsibilities related to the OECD Anti-bribery Convention. He was the Department s representative on the OECD s Bribery Working Group, where he served as a lead examiner for the follow-up review of Japan, played a leading role in peer review of the U.K. including consultation regarding its Bribery Act of 2010, negotiated the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation, and played a key role in the drafting and adoption of the OECD s Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance. Prior to joining the Fraud Section, Mr. Mendelsohn was senior counsel in the DOJ s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section in Washington, D.C., and prior to that served for nearly six years as an assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney s Office in the Southern District of New York. As a federal prosecutor, Mr. Mendelsohn was a recipient of the Attorney General s Award for Distinguished Service for the Investigation into Corrupt Payments by Siemens AG, and the Assistant Attorney General s Award for The Safeguarding and Maintenance of Confidence in the American Marketplace. Mr. Mendelsohn has been recognized by Ethisphere Institute in 2009 as a Government Star among Attorneys Who Matter In Corporate Compliance, and in 2007 and 2008 as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. Most recently, Mr. Mendelsohn was selected as one of the 2010 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.
18 Mr. Mendelsohn speaks frequently on the FCPA, corruption, and corporate compliance. He teaches International Criminal Law as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Transparency International-USA. Barry J. Pollack Miller & Chevalier Chartered (Washington, DC) Barry J. Pollack represents individuals and corporations in criminal investigations and trials, and in other government enforcement matters such as Securities and Exchange Commission proceedings. Mr. Pollack also conducts corporate investigations. As a former Certified Public Accountant, a substantial focus of his practice relates to complex financial matters. Mr. Pollack has extensive jury trial experience and is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Pollack has represented individuals and corporations in transnational matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, export sanctions, and criminal antitrust laws. He represented two multi-national corporations in investigations related to the United Nations Oil-for-Food program. Mr. Pollack obtained the acquittal of a former executive of Enron Corporation, following a month long jury trial. In addition, Mr. Pollack led the pro bono representation of Martin Tankleff, who had been convicted of murdering his parents as a teenager. The representation led to the dismissal of all charges after Mr. Tankleff had spent 17 years in prison. The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project honored Pollack with its Defender of Innocence Award and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers honored Pollack with a Gideon Champion of Justice Award for his work on behalf of Mr. Tankleff. In 2009, Mr. Pollack led another team of pro bono lawyers in obtaining the release from prison of Fernando Bermudez and dismissal of the indictment against him after he had spent 18 years in prison following his wrongful conviction of a murder in Manhattan. Mr. Pollack has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since His other recognitions include SmartCEO s Washington Legal Elite, Washingtonian Magazine s Top Lawyers in Washington, D.C, and the American Trial Lawyer Association s Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington, D.C. In 2010, he was listed in Chambers USA. Linda Friedman Ramirez Law Firm of Linda Friedman Ramirez, P.A. (St. Petersburg, FL) Linda Friedman Ramirez currently practices federal and state criminal defense in St. Petersburg, Florida, with an emphasis on the representation of foreign nationals. She is the Editor of Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense, now in its Third Edition. (Juris 2010). She is the author of Evolving Extradition: Extradition Defense in the 21st Century," The Champion Magazine, September-October 2009, and "Federal Law Issues in Obtaining Evidence Abroad," The Champion Magazine, June & July In nearly 30 years of practice, she has written and spoken extensively on topics germane to defending immigrants and clients of diverse cultures, and co-authored Representing the Non- English Speaking Client, The Champion Magazine, January-February Before relocating her practice to Florida, she served as a Consulting Attorney to the Mexican Consulate in Portland, Oregon, and in June 2002, received the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association President s Award for Advocacy on behalf of Hispanics in Oregon. She is a Life Member of NACDL.
19 David Schertler Schertler & Onorato, L.L.P. (Washington, DC) David Schertler grew up in Chicago, Illinois and is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia Law School. After law school, Mr. Schertler was accepted into the Honors Program at the United States Department of Justice, where he worked as a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division. In 1984, Mr. Schertler became an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. There, he prosecuted criminal cases in both the District of Columbia Superior Court and in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Schertler tried more than 50 jury trials, conducted over 100 grand jury investigations and argued more than a dozen appeals before the local and federal appellate courts. From 1992 until 1996, Mr. Schertler served as Chief of the Homicide Section, where he supervised 30 of the Office's most seasoned prosecutors in investigating and trying some of the most publicized and complex criminal cases in Washington, D.C. In 1989, he was awarded the Office's "Outstanding Advocate Award" given to one trial attorney each year. Mr. Schertler founded Schertler & Onorato in For over a decade now, his practice has involved a wide array of criminal and civil litigation matters. He has represented clients in highprofile criminal investigations such as: the Teamsters' corruption investigation in New York City; the investigation of Senator's Robert Torricelli's campaign finances in New Jersey; Federal and SEC investigations into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Enron, Worldcom, and AOL financial fraud investigation; the KPMG tax shelter investigation in New York City. As a defense attorney, Mr. Schertler has tried many cases, both criminal and civil, with impressive results. In addition, he has represented individuals in hearings and depositions before Congressional committees and a wide array of federal agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Election Commission, the Department of Defense and the General Services Administration. Mr. Schertler is highly acclaimed as a trial lawyer, being recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the "Top 30 Lawyers" in Washington, D.C., as well as being named a "Super Lawyer" and in "The Best Lawyers in America." He was recently invited to join the prestigious "American College of Trial Lawyers," a professional organization made up of the top courtroom lawyers throughout the country. Lee H. Shidlofsky Visser Shidlofsky LLP (Austin, TX) Lee Shidlofsky is a founding partner of Visser Shidlofsky LLP where he heads up the Insurance Law Practice Group. The Insurance Law Practice represents corporate policyholders that are in disputes with their insurance companies, provides advice to plaintiffs in complex litigation on how to best maximize an insurance recovery, and provides risk-management consultation in connection with contractual risk transfer issues. The Insurance Law Practice Group has handled a wide variety of first-party and third-party insurance claims (e.g., D&O, E&O, personal and advertising injury liability, construction defect, commercial property, business interruption, pollution, and commercial auto) in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate court levels. Lee is Chair of the Insurance Law Section and formerly held a council position with the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He is the author of numerous articles and seminar papers and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars across the country.
20 Lee has been named a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine since 2004, including a ranking as a Top 50 attorney in the Central and West Texas Region for 2007, 2008, 2009, and He also is ranked as a top insurance coverage lawyer by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Who s Who Legal. Lee is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. Jack Smith Chief, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Jack L. Smith was appointed as Chief of the Public Integrity Section in May Prior to joining the Division, Jack served as Investigation Coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC). In that capacity, he supervised, among other things, sensitive investigations of foreign government officials and militia leaders for alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. Jack joined the ICC from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), where, from 1999 to 2008, he held a number of supervisory positions, including Chief of Criminal Litigation and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division. As Chief of Criminal Litigation, Jack supervised approximately 100 criminal prosecutors across a range of program areas, such as public corruption, violent crime and gangs, and white collar and complex financial fraud. Before joining the EDNY, Jack served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney s Office. Jack is the recipient of the Director's Award from the Department of Justice, the Attorney General s Award for Distinguished Service, the Federal Bar Association s Younger Federal Attorney Award, the Eastern District Association s Charles Rose Award and in 2008 was awarded the Henry L. Stimson Medal by New York County Bar Association. Jack is a 1994 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1991 summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Oneonta. Richard Craig Smith Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (Washington, DC) Richard Smith is head of Fulbright s White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing corporate entities, executives, and employees in connection with criminal investigations, prosecutions and civil matters. Mr. Smith was the chair of his previous firm s Litigation Group in the Washington, D.C. office and co-chair of its White Collar, Parallel Proceedings and Corporate Advisory Practice Group. Before entering private practice, Mr. Smith was the former Principal Deputy and Chief of Litigation for the Fraud Section of the Justice Department s Criminal Division, where he prosecuted the first cases brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He also served as Counsel to the Director of the Executive Office for the U.S. Attorneys where he served as attorney-advisor to the Attorney General s Advisory Committee and represented the interests of all U.S. Attorneys. Mr. Smith previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Texas, where he conducted long-term grand jury investigations, prosecuted and tried numerous complex white collar and public corruption cases, and successfully argued four cases before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.