Biennial White Collar Crime Institute

Biennial White Collar Crime Institute
Meet us at the Bar for an all-star line up of prosecutors, defense attorneys, in-house counsel and government experts, discussing a variety of hot topics in the white collar crime arena. This program is held every two years - don't miss out!

Why Should You Attend?

  • Hear from Cleveland's leading practitioners, both private and government sectors, specializing in white collar crime
  • Receive an update from the U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman
  • Welcome to Cleveland, Edward A. McDonald, Senior Counsel, Dechert LLP, and Kenneth Polite, Former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Topics include:

Hot Topics in White Collar Crime, 2018 Year in Review
Hot Topics in Corporate Compliance
Perspectives on Federal Prosecution in New Orleans
A Conversation with Ed McDonald, the Prosecutor from Goodfellas:  What It's Like to Play Yourself in a Martin Scorsese Movie White Collar Crime in Politics and Media:  Is it possible to cut through the noise to get to the law?

Justin E. Herdman, United States Attorney, Northern District of Ohio
Nancy Berardinelli-Krantz, Senior Vice President, Ethics and Compliance, Eaton Corporation
Colin R. Jennings, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Dave Kistler, Senior Manager, Forensic and Integrity Services, Ernst & Young (EY)
Edward A. McDonald, Senior Counsel, Dechert LLP
Chelsea Rice, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Ohio
Lisa M. Barrett, General Counsel Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Darin Thompson, Assistant Federal Public Defender
Jim Wooley, Partner, Jones Day
Kenneth Polite, Partner, Morgan Lewis; former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Ayesha Bell Hardaway, Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and former Cuyahoga County Assistant Prosecutor
Tom Beres, WKYC Senior Political Correspondent
Norman Bloch, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP and former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of NY
Ellen Denum, J.D. candidate at Case Western Reserve Law School (class of 2019)
Avery Friedman, Civil Rights Lawyer and CNN Legal Analyst

Seminar Co-Chairs:
Jonathan Leiken, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, Diebold Nixdorf, Inc. (former Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York)
Elizabeth (Lisa) Radigan, Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Diebold Nixdorf, Inc.
Carole S. Rendon, Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio

8:30 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m.  Program
4:15 p.m.  Adjourn

CLE Hours:
5.75 hours CLE requested

Pricing with lunch and electronic materials: 

$200 - CMBA Members
$275 - Non-Members
$160 - Government, Non-Profit and New (<1 year) Lawyers
$130 - Affiliate Members/Non-Attorneys (no CLE)

CLE Passport holders - please call to register or download the registration form.

Once you register, use our "add to calendar" feature below to update your calendar!

2018-11-16 09:00:00 2018-09-02 16:30:00 America/Detroit White Collar Crime Institute Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Program at 9:00 a.m. Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 E. 9th Street, Floor 2, Cleveland, OH 44114 CMBA
11/16/2018 9:00 AM - 11/16/2018 4:30 PM
CMBA Conference Center
1375 East Ninth Street
Second Level - One Cleveland Center
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States


Friday, 16 November 2018

Participants will receive a link to download or print materials prior to the seminar, or can view on their mobile device at the seminar.
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11/16/2018 9:00 AM

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Please mail checks to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, P.O. Box 931873, Cleveland, Ohio 44193, or fax your registration to (216) 696-2129 (all fax reservations must include credit card payment). Cancellations must be received in writing three business days prior to the program. Refunds will be charged a $15 administrative fee. Substitutions or transfers to other programs are permitted with 24 hours written notice. Transfer is to a single program and the funds may be transferred only once.) Personsneeding assistance to attend this program are asked to contact the CMBA at (216) 696-2404 at least one week before the program.