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2020-02-13 14:00 - 2020-02-13 15:00

One of the many roles the general counsel must undertake is partner to the board. Doing so allows the general counsel and directors to more effectively understand the risk and opportunity in strategic decisions. Participate in this webinar series to hear how experienced general counsel and directors have effectively managed this partnership through key governance moments.

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Profile - Richard H. Zelichov Richard H. Zelichov Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Richard H. Zelichov is a partner with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. His practice encompasses a wide range of commercial litigation matters, with particular emphasis on representing public companies and their directors and officers in securities class action and derivative litigation in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. He also has significant experience handling matters before the US Securities and Exchange Commission and with internal investigations. Much of his litigation involves companies in the technology sector, including Vulcan Ventures, Retalix Ltd., DemandTec, and Superconductor Technologies, as well as officers from several other companies. Zelichov has also defended companies in a wide variety of other industries in lawsuits arising from accounting restatements, failure to meet public projections, product recalls, executive compensation, option grants, and mergers and acquisitions. He writes and speaks extensively on topics related to securities law.
Profile - Christina Costley Christina Costley Katten Muchin Christina Costley is a proven first-chair trial lawyer who has obtained dismissals in several high-stakes securities class actions, shareholder derivative cases, US Securities and Exchange Commission proceedings, and criminal actions. Costley has obtained dismissal, at the pleading stage, of every securities class action and shareholder derivative case that she has defended in the last decade. She is also experienced in the courtroom, having acted as lead counsel in more than 15 jury trials. In addition, she has substantial experience defeating requests to enjoin shareholder votes in merger cases. Costley also has experience defending other forms of complex litigation, including trade secrets and software negligence.
Profile - Jonathan Rotenberg Jonathan Rotenberg Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Jonathan Rotenberg has defended public companies and financial institutions of all kinds, as well as businesses spanning industries from energy to home furnishings to pharmaceuticals, against claims brought under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Act of 1934, and other federal and state securities laws. He has provided premerger compliance counsel for more than 50 deals in the data management, health care, insurance, pharmaceutical, sports, and telecommunications industries. A true "outside the box" thinker, Rotenberg brings a determined and unique approach to his advocacy, leaving no stone unturned in finding the right litigation strategy for his clients. In past cases, his determination has driven him to master Cayman Islands law in order to defeat a derivative claim, and to mine public filings to unearth evidence that a seemingly strong securities claim was time-barred—leading to an authoritative Second Circuit decision on the subject.

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