2024 Annual Attorney Meeting

WWCDA 2023 Annual Attorney Meeting taking place in San Francisco on March 4-6

Ticketed sponsors were sent ticket information via email, 
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The 2024 WWCDA® Leadership Retreat and Annual Attorney Meeting will be held at The Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco on March 4-6, 2024.  We will also be celebrating WWCDA's 25th Anniversary. Join us!

The WWCDA Leadership Retreat (March 4-5) will start with breakfast and spa morning on March 4, followed by lunch and afternoon strategy meetings. We will end the day with a fun wine tasting, cocktails, and dinner. On March 5, we will have a breakfast leadership meeting and then adjourned for lunch with our sponsors.  

The WWCDA Annual Attorney Meeting (March 5-6) promises to be two days of dynamic programming, invaluable networking opportunities, and a celebration of WWCDA's 25th Anniversary. The meeting will kick off with a leadership lunch with corporate sponsors on March 5, followed by fun and substantive activities, including panel discussions on hot legal topics, networking breaks, cocktails and dinner with a featured speaker. On March 6, we will have breakfast and hear from experts in the legal field.  


Schedule

Leadership Retreat

Invited guests are Chapter Leaders, Chapter Secretaries, Chapter Social Media Coordinators, and WWCDA Committee Chairs & Vice Chairs

March 4, 2024

8:00 a.m. - Noon Spa, and Fun Morning Activities (optional)
9:00 a.m. Breakfast (optional)
Noon - 5:15 p.m. Lunch and Leadership Retreat Meeting
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wine Tasting, ending with additional Cocktails Served
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Dinner

                     

March 5, 2024

10:00 a.m. - Noon Breakfast Leadership Retreat Meeting
Noon - 1:30 p.m.  Leadership & Corporate Sponsors Lunch (all attendees invited)


Annual Attorney Meeting

Invited guests are attorney members and ticketed sponsors. Tickets cost $450. To check your membership type view your profile, if you have a question about your membership type, details about membership criteria learn more here. You can also contact your chapter. To become a sponsor, learn more here

March 5, 2024

Noon - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch with Leadership & Corporate Sponsors
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Annual Meeting Programming and Networking

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Around the World Topics

3:45 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.

Maximizing Data and AI in Today's Investigations

4:45 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.

Navigating Pool Counsel and Joint Defense Representations

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Cocktails and Dinner with Keynote Speaker

               

March 6, 2024

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and Global Enforcement and Compliance Series Part 1
Fireside Chat

   

Leaderhip Retreat SPEAKER

Jane Park

Jane Park
CEO and Founder, Tokki
Yale Law School '96

KEYNOTE Dinner
SPEAKER


Michelle Banks

Michelle Banks
Senior Advisor, BarkerGilmore
Former Global GC and CCO, Gap Inc.



Additional Substantive Panel Discussions with cle Credit Opportunity Includes

Around the World Hot Topics

Join our experts from around the world to explore recent enforcement trends, regulator expectations, and best practices.

Amanda Radd

Amanda Raad
WWCDA Annual Meeting Co-Chair
Co-lead, Anti-Corruption and International Risk

Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
London Chapter
Moderator
Isadora Fingermann

Isadora Fingermann
Partner, TozziniFreire
Brazil Chapter
Rupinder Malik

Rupinder Malik
Senior Partner, JSA
India Chapter
Rita D. Mitchell

Rita D. Mitchell
Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
London Chapter
Carolyn Fitzhugh McNiven

Carolyn Fitzhugh McNiven
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
San Francisco Chapter

Anne Walsh

Anne Walsh
Director, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.
Washington, D.C. Chapter

Nicole Willms

Nicole Willms
Partner, Pohlmann & Company
Germany Chapter

Maximizing Data and AI in Today’s Investigations

Join our experts to hear the latest data and AI solutions and how they are effectively using these tools in global investigations, monitorships, and related engagements.

Rachel Berk

Rachel Berk
Principal, Risk, Investigations
& Analytics Practice; Charles
River Associates
New York Chapter
Kora Dusendschon

Kora Dusendschon
Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Disputes and Investigations
Los Angeles Chapter
Allison Griffin

Allison Griffin
Senior Director
Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Washington, D.C. Chapter
Julie Myers Wood

Julie Myers Wood
CEO, Guidepost Solutions LLC
Washington, D.C. Chapter
Carrie Valente

Carrie Valente
Managing Director, AlixPartners 
New York Chapter
Karyl Van Tassel

Karyl Van Tassel
Senior Managing Director, N.A. Leader of
Global Investigations, J.S. Held LLC
Houston Chapter
Amy Worley

Amy R. Worley
Managing Director, AGC, Head Privacy Compliance
Advisory Practice: Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Washington, D.C. Chapter

Navigating Pool Counsel and Joint Defense Representations

Join our experts to discuss the tips, tricks, and ethical considerations of acting as pool counsel and working pursuant to joint defense agreements.

Ilene Jaroslaw

Ilene Jaroslaw
Partner, Elliott Kwok Levine & Jaroslaw LLP
New York Chapter
Moderator
Shula De Jersey

Shula De Jersey
Partner, BCL Solicitors LLP
London Chapter
Gabrielle Friedman

Gabrielle Friedman
Partner, Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
New York Chapter
Pamela Johnston

Pamela Johnston
Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Los Angeles Chapter
Dr. Annette Rosskopf

Dr. Annette Rosskopf, LL.M.
Partner, MichalkeRosskopf
Germany Chapter
Jana Volante Walshak

Jana Volante Walshak
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Pittsburgh Chapter

Global Enforcement and Compliance Series Part 1

Fireside Chat with Nicole Argentieri, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, US DOJ, and Damali Taylor, O’Melveny & Myers LLP Partner. Introductions by Hartley MK West, Global Co-Chair of Enforcement & Investigations, Dechert LLP

Hartley West

Hartley M.K. West
WWCDA Program Committee Co-Chair
Global Co-Chair, Enforcement & Investigations, Dechert LLP
San Francisco Chapter
Introductions
Nicole Argentieri

Nicole M. Argentieri
Acting Assistant Attorney General,
Criminal Division

U.S. Department of Justice
Damali Taylor

Damali Taylor
Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
San Francisco Chapter



Hotels in the area

The Annual Attorney Meeting will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco. The WWCDA block of rooms is sold out, you can be added to the waitlist here. You can book outside of the block at the Four Seasons or stay at a nearby hotel Marriott Marquis and Hilton within a block of the Four Seasons. 

WWCDA is collaborating again with the ABA White Collar Conference being held at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco on March 6-8, after the WWCDA Annual Meeting concludes. WWCDA members can receive a 20% discount on registration with code: WWCDA24.



Thank you to our 2024 Annual Sponsors






COVID safe event practices and waiver of liability will be required. Attendees must be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test (taken within 24 hours of the event). In accordance with local regulations, masks are optional. By accepting this invitation, you are confirming that you will only attend the event if you comply with these requirements and that you will not attend the event if you feel unwell or experience any COVID symptoms. Please note that while WWCDA is putting in place a range of precautions to ensure the health and safety of event attendees, by accepting this invitation, you are confirming that you understand and assume the risk of possible COVID exposure. Further, by attending the event, you assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting COVID, whether that exposure occurs before, during, or after the event, and regardless of how caused or contracted, and you hereby waive any and all claims and potential claims against the Women's White Collar Defense Association.

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Cancellations: Tickets to the Annual Attorney Meeting are non-refundable.