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Ethics Program

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
1:45 pm
- 5:15 pm

Free

3.0 hours Illinois Professional Responsibility MCLE, pending approval

This annual continuing legal education program provides an overview of ethical issues in various aspects of practice.

Free for FBA members

Judge Edmond E. Chang

Edmond E. Chang
U.S. District Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Judge Virginia Kendall

Virginia M. Kendall
U.S. District Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Judge Andrea R. Wood

Andrea R. Wood
U.S. District Judge
Northern District of Illinois

Christina Egan

Christina M. Egan
Partner
McGuireWoods LLP

Mark Filip

Mark Filip
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Wendy Muchman

Wendy J. Muchman
Senior Lecturer
Northwestern University
Pritzker School of Law

Lawrence Oliver II

Lawrence Oliver II
Chief Counsel, Investigations
The Boeing Company

Reid J. Schar

Reid J. Schar
Partner
Jenner & Block LLP

Agenda

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Sign in

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Ethical Advocacy
Wendy J. Muchman

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Internal Corporate Investigations: Practical and Ethical Considerations
Christina M. EganMark FilipLawrence Oliver IIReid J. Schar

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 – 5:15 pm

How to Avoid Pitfalls in Federal Court
Hon. Edmond E. Chang, Hon. Virginia M. Kendall, Hon. Andrea R. Wood

5:15 pm

Reception, immediately following the program

Panelists

Judge Edmond E. Chang

The Honorable Edmond E. Chang is a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law since 1996. Before joining the court, Judge Chang worked for a decade as an Assistant U. S. Attorney in Chicago, including as the Criminal Division’s Chief of Appeals.

Judge Virginia Kendall

The Honorable Virginia M. Kendall is a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has served as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law since 1993 and an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law since 2006. Before joining the court, Judge Kendall served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago.

Judge Andrea R. Wood

The Honorable Andrea R. Wood is a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  Before joining the court, Judge Wood worked for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, including serving as a Senior Trial Counsel.

Christina Egan

Christina M. Egan is the managing partner of the McGuireWoods LLP’s Chicago office, and her practice focuses on government investigations and white collar litigation. Before joining McGuireWoods, Christina served 10 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago, including four years as deputy chief. She is currently an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, teaching a seminar on federal RICO law.

Mark Filip

Mark Filip is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and leads the firm’s government enforcement defense and internal investigations group. Among his most notable representations, he led BP’s defense in the Justice Department’s criminal investigation of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Before joining Kirkland, Mark served as Deputy Attorney General of the United States. He also previously served four years as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago.

Wendy Muchman

Wendy J. Muchman is a Senior Lecturer at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. She was formerly an Adjunct Professor of Legal Ethics at Northwestern from 2000 to 2014 and has taught legal ethics courses at other Chicago law schools. Wendy is currently the Chief of Litigation and Professional Education at the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.

Lawrence Oliver II

Lawrence Oliver II is the Boeing Company’s Chief Counsel of Investigations. He manages the company’s legal investigations, government inquiries, and related litigation, on a global basis. Before joining Boeing in 2004, Lawrence was a partner at Perkins Coie LLP and worked on high profile investigations such as the one involving the E2 Nightclub stampede that killed 21 people. He also previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago.

Reid J. Schar

Reid J. Schar is a partner at Jenner & Block LLP and co-chairs the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice. As an example of his notable investigative work, Reid served as one of the team leaders investigating and producing an internal report for the General Motors Company (the “Valukas Report”) regarding events leading up to the recall of various vehicle ignition switches. Before joining Jenner, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago for 13 years. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law since 2002.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time:
1:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Kirkland & Ellis
300 North LaSalle, Conference Center
Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Other

Illinois CLE Credit
3.0 PR
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