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Historic Confirmation

WWCDA applauds the historic swearing in of former WWCDA member – The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson – as Justice of the United States Supreme Court. 

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WWCDA Global Enforcement & Compliance Series Part 2
On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) was
pleased to present the second panel in its 2022 Global Enforcement & Compliance Series –
Effective Compliance Programs and Value in Global Resolutions. The stellar compliance-focused panel featured representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as in-house compliance professionals in a lively discussion of some of the most pressing compliance issues of the moment. The panel was moderated by Raad and included Lauren Kootman, Assistant Chief of the DOJ Fraud Section’s Corporate Enforcement, Compliance & Policy Unit; Vanessa Sisti, DOJ Assistant Chief on detail to SFO; Sara Chouraqui, Joint Head of Fraud, Bribery and Corruption at SFO; Terri Segura, Vice President, Global Compliance Investigations at Zimmer Biomet; and Michaela Ahlberg, Compliance & Ethics Specialist at Getinge. Click here to read more. 

Historic Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

WWCDA applauds the historic swearing in of former WWCDA member - The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson - to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Click here to learn more.

Annual Attorney Meeting

The 2022 WWCDA Annual Attorney Meeting held in conjunction with the ABA White Collar Conference, was an in-person, invitation-only meeting of attorney members who came together to learn and connect. This year’s Annual Attorney Meeting was held on March 1-2, 2022 in San Francisco. 

We were thrilled to reconnect with so many members in person, especially after the pandemic’s interruption, and spend time with old friends and meet new ones.  WWCDA leaders started with a Mediterranean outdoor lunch at the lovely restaurant Barcha and then met (at MoFo’s office) to discuss current initiatives and planning for the upcoming year.  In the evening, all the attendees got together for cocktails and dinner at the beautiful open-air venue at Sens Restaurant, overlooking the Embarcadero, Ferry Building, and waterfront.  We met again the following morning for an active, exciting networking breakfast (at Latham’s office), and moved on to the ABA conference.

Attendees left the 2022 WWCDA Annual Attorney Meeting with reinvigoration for continuing initiatives, deepened relationships, new friends, and plans for the upcoming year. 

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2022 Annual Attorney Meeting

The Annual Attorney Meeting event took place March 1-2, 2022 in San Francisco. 

2022 Annual Attorney Meeting

2021 Virtual Awards Gala

The WWCDA 2021 Virtual Awards Gala took place December 7, 2021. This year's awards were presented to former U.S. Attorney General Sally Q. Yates, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Jamie S. Gorelick, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Jillian Trezza, and Tulane University Law School Sara Wood for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Outstanding Law Student Award.

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