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(Free Virtual Program) The DOJ Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative, and Beyond: Considerations and Recommendations for In-House Counsel

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm

FREE Virtual Program

1.0 hour Illinois CLE

Wednesday, April 19, 202312:00-1:00 pm

Please join our esteemed moderator and panelists for a virtual discussion on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative and best practices for compliance with cybersecurity regulations useful to government contractors subject to the False Claims Act and non-government contractors alike.

The topics to be covered will include:

  • An overview of the DOJ’s Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative and corresponding risks for companies under the False Claims Act
  • Understanding the cybersecurity regulatory framework and risks of non-compliance
  • Best practices to prepare for a cybersecurity incident and navigating post-incident disclosures
  • Practical tips for managing your Board of Directors in preparing for or responding to cybersecurity incidents


Raj LaudHead of Cybersecurity and Online Safety LegalGitHub, Inc.

Greg PearsonSenior Trial AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice

Shoba PillayPartner and Co-Chair Data Privacy & Cybersecurity PracticeJenner & Block LLP

Kelly M. GreeningAssociate General CounselAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of ChicagoModerator

Raj Laud is Head of Cybersecurity and Online Safety Legal at GitHub, Inc. He previously served as Deputy Chief of the National Security and Cybercrimes Section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois. He clerked for the Honorable Joel M. Flaum of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Greg Pearson is a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, where he has worked for over 20 years. He primarily handles False Claims Act cases, including investigations and litigation. He has a nationwide practice that covers matters involving many federal agencies including the Department of Defense, the Department of the Interior, the Postal Service, and the General Services Administration.

Shoba Pillay is Partner and Co-Chair Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice at Jenner & Block LLP. She is a corporate crisis manager with extensive trial and investigations experience who leads complex and high-stakes internal and government-facing investigations, and advises clients on mitigating and responding to cybersecurity threats and national security risks and developing robust regulatory compliance programs. As a former federal prosecutor in the US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois, she has significant experience with complex investigations and prosecutions involving cybercrime, complex fraud, human trafficking, theft of trade secrets, terrorism, espionage, and export control and international sanctions violations. Due her technical expertise and significant investigation experience, Shoba was the court-appointed Examiner in the bankruptcy of digital asset lender Celsius Network LLC.

Kelly Greening is Associate General Counsel at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where she advises on privacy, security, and other regulatory matters. She previously served as Deputy Chief of Financial Crimes and Health Care Fraud Coordinator at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois. She clerked in the Staff Attorney’s Office for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.


Wednesday, April 19, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chicago, IL United States
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