We will be joined by Ed Carter (JD ’78, IIT BS, ’74), Asst. Illinois Attorney General and Supervisor of the Illinois AG’s Financial Crimes Prosecution Unit, and Patrick Coffey (JD ’84), a partner at Locke Lord Bissell & Lidell. These two distinguished attorneys, one specializing in prosecution and the other in defense, will be discussing the topic: “White Collar Crimes in the Post-Madoff Era.”
The next event will be next Tuesday, April 7, at 4:00 pm in Room C50.
Adjunct Chicago-Kent Professor Richard Mason, a partner at McGuire Woods, along with veteran bankruptcy and restructuring attorney Robert Nachman, a member at Dykema, will address “The Wave of Bankruptcies Arising from the Financial Meltdown.”
The third event will be our keynote address, taking place on Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 pm in Room C50.
Paul Forrester (JD ’85), a respected securities and finance attorney from Mayer Brown, and Adolfo Laurenti, Senior Economist at Mesirow Financial, will offer their views on “The Economic Crisis: Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned.”
The culmination of the CLS Spring Speaker Series is an Alumni Reception immediately following the final speaker, at 5:30 pm in the 10th Floor Reception Room here at Kent. Food and drinks will be served at the reception, which will be a great opportunity for students to talk with professors and network with alumni.