Speaker: Antonio Dias, Washington Office
Topic: Introduction of Common Law & US Legal System
Tony Dias creates and implements strategic legal responses to high-profile and novel legal matters involving financial institutions, manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, consumer products and services, corporate conduct, and educational institutions. He defends companies facing federal government and state attorney general investigations, federal and state legislative investigations and hearings, regulatory challenges, and complex litigation. He also counsels those companies in responding to intense media scrutiny.
Speaker: Dan Moss, Washington Office
Dan Moss has represented debtors, creditors, trustees, and creditor committees in some of the largest and historic corporate and government reorganizations in the United States. He also has extensive experience counseling clients on fraudulent conveyance, preferential transfer, fiduciary duty, and corporate governance issues.
Speaker: Craig Waldman, San Francisco Office
Craig Waldman, who co-chairs Jones Day's global Antitrust & Competition Law Practice, has more than 20 years of experience representing companies in antitrust government investigations, private litigations, and by counseling them on how to manage antitrust risk in daily business activities. Craig's work has included all areas of antitrust including mergers, agreements among competitors, vertical distribution issues, price discrimination, criminal antitrust matters, monopolization, and intellectual property licensing and trade regulation.
Speaker: Anthony Insogna, San Diego Office
Anthony Insogna is a leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent lawyer as recognized by clients, Chambers, and his peers. He has more than 28 years of experience enforcing and defending patents around the globe, driving patent portfolio strategy for drug candidates and FDA approved products, and conducting due diligence for life sciences companies, investment banks, and venture capital firms.
Speaker: Greg Shumaker, Washington Office
Topic: Global Disputes
In his nearly 35 years at Jones Day, Greg Shumaker, head of the Firm's Global Disputes Practice, has helped lead some of the Firm's highest profile engagements, including serving as one of the lead trial lawyers for both the City of Detroit and Chrysler Corporation in their historic bankruptcy proceedings. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation particularly in U.S. bankruptcy courts as well as criminal, regulatory, and congressional investigations involving allegations of fraud and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and False Claims Act.
Speaker: Francoise Labrousse, Paris Office
Topic: Environmental Protection Laws
Françoise Labrousse, who is a well-regarded environmental lawyer and litigator in France, focuses on environment, energy, life sciences, consumer products, and health and safety-related issues under French, European, and international law. She co-heads the Firm's Government Regulation Practice and in 2019 was named lawyer of the year for environmental law by Global Law Experts.
Speaker: James Dougherty, Randi Lesnick, New York Office
James Dougherty leads the Firm's M&A Practice. He advises companies on transactional matters, including takeover defense, leveraged buyouts, proxy contests, shareholder activism, and corporate governance.
In her more than 20 years in practice, Randi Lesnick has advised on M&A transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $250 billion. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, takeovers and takeover preparedness, restructurings, recapitalizations, capital raising, securities transactions, activist defense, and corporate governance issues. She is M&A Practice Chair for the Americas and Administrative Partner for the Firm's M&A Practice.
Speaker: Theodore Chung, Chicago Office
Topic: Criminal Law Procedure
Ted Chung, chair of the Firm's Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice, has deep experience conducting internal investigations, defending companies and individuals in criminal and regulatory proceedings, and counseling clients on compliance programs and issues.