Speaking Engagement

PLI's Internal Investigations 2017

Monday, June 19 10:00 AM EDT to 6:00 PM EDT

New York City

Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypothetical with a graphic novel illustration to bring the characters to life.  Leave the program with a better understanding of how to handle investigations successfully for your clients or company.

What You Will Learn

  • Considerations at the outset: nature and scope of the investigation

  • Document retention and data privacy issues

  • The intersection of labor and employment law and internal investigations

  • When and how to work with outside experts

  • When you should disclose and when you should not

  • The government’s use, evaluation and weighing of internal investigations

  • Concluding the investigation: when to prepare a report and how, corrective actions, cooperation with the government


Nancy Kestenbaum ~ Covington & Burling LLP

Richard J. Morvillo ~ Morvillo LLP


David B. Anders ~ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Martine M. Beamon ~ Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Amy K. Carpenter-Holmes ~ Paul Hastings LLP

Katherine M. Choo ~ Chief Investigative & Anti-Corruption Counsel, General Electric Company

MaryJeanette Dee ~ Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Michael Delikat ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Arlo Devlin-Brown ~ Covington & Burling LLP

Christina B. Dugger ~ Managing Director, Associate General Counsel , JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Scott W. Friestad ~ Associate Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Thomas A. Hanusik ~ Crowell & Moring

Daniel Nathan ~ Morvillo LLP

Steven R. Peikin ~ Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Theodore V. Wells, Jr. ~ Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Lisa Zornberg ~ Chief, Criminal Division, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York

Monday, June 19 at 9:15amCommencing the Internal Investigation: Considerations at the Outset• How do you deal with allegations by a whistleblower?• What are the labor and employment issues?• When is an investigation warranted?• Who should oversee the investigation?• Who should conduct the investigation? In-house vs. outside counsel• What is the appropriate scope of the investigation?• Who should know about the investigation?• What steps should be taken to preserve documents?• How can you manage the costs of an investigation?• Dealing with international issues?

Speakers: David B. Anders, Amy K. Carpenter-Holmes, MaryJeanette Dee, Daniel Nathan, Steven R. Peikin**

PLI New York Center**1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor)Entrance on 45th StreetNew York, New York 10036

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