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Walking the Line between Aggressive and Illegal Business Practices


The seminar will take place on Saturday August 22 from 8:30am - 1:30pm at the Westin St. Francis - 335 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102. 

Registration check-in will be 7:30-8:30am 
Conference will be 8:30am – 11:45pm 
Luncheon 12:00 - 1:30pm

Guests are invited to the reception which will take place the evening before on Friday, August 21st. The reception will be held at Keker & Van Nest - 633 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

The brochure is available at this link

To register or for additional information, please visit the seminar website at this link.

Seminar Sessions and Speakers:

Cutting Edge Tactics in Criminal Tax Defense

  • Nathan J. Hochman; Partner, Morgan Lewis; Former Head of the US Department of Justice’s Tax Division
  • Gary L. Howard; Managing Partner, GL Howard and Company CPAs, LLP

Developments in White Collar Sentencing

  • Gail R. Shifman; Law Office of Gail Shifman
  • Mary McNamara; Partner, Swanson & McNamara

Walking the Line between Aggressive Business Practices and Illegal Business Practices

  • W. Douglas Sprague; Partner, Covington & Burling; Former Chief of the San Francisco U.S. Attorney’s Office Economic Crimes and Securities Fraud section
  • Stuart L. Gasner; Partner, Keker & Van Nest
  • Margaret A. Tough; Partner, Latham & Watkins

Luncheon Speakers:

  • Featuring The Honorable Alex Kozinski Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with 
  • Nanci L. Clarence, Partner, Clarence Dyer & Cohen Discussing Prosecutorial Misconduct and White Collar Defense Best Practices