Conferences and Speeches

University of Texas at Austin School of Law’s 3rd Annual Government Enforcement Institute

Thursday, September 29, 2016 {ml-event-to} Friday, September 30, 2016

Litigation partners Mark Krotoski and Jim Dragna will participate in the 2016 Government Enforcement Institute (GEI) presented by the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

The Institute brings together a nationally recognized faculty to discuss key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. It provides a unique collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice in handling a government investigation.

Litigation partner Steve Korotash will serve as Presiding Officer of the program on Thursday, September 29. 

Cybersecurity for Business Infrastructure
September 29 | 2:15 PM
With the high level of attention on consumer-side data breaches, who is watching the infrastructure? Utilities, pipeline and the “internet of things” remain vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Learn how you can protect your company’s infrastructure and the likely regulatory repercussions in the event of an attack.

Mark L. Krotoski | Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Todd A. MacGregor | Lead, Threat Intelligence, Chevron Information Technology Corporation
Annessa McKenzie | Director, Enterprise Information Security ad Cyber Risk, Calpine Corporation

When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies: Managing Catastrophic Environmental Risks 
September 30 | 10:30 AM
This panel discusses essential preparations for an environmental crisis and offers insights into post crisis issues like communications, multi post-incident investigations, emergency legislation and regulatory action, and the adverse attention that a crisis brings, all while keeping a company afloat. 

James J. Dragna | Partner, Morgan Lewis

Steven Cook | Lead Counsel Global HSE, LyondellBasell
Suzanne Beaudette Murray | Partner, Hayes and Boone LLP
James O’Rourke Payne, Jr. | Regional Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency Region 6

CLE credit: Please see the event website for detailed CLE credit information.