Speaking Engagements

  • Perspectives From the Enforcement Authorities, Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions, PLI Conference, Washington, DC, December 15, 2017 (panelist)
  • Thieves From Abroad: The Threat of Intellectual Property Theft, National Security Law Today Podcast (with Adam Hickey), American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Law and National Security, December 14, 2017
  • Presentation on enforcement of U.S. export control and sanctions laws, National Council on International Trade Development, Washington, DC, November 8, 2017
  • Presentation on enforcement of U.S. export control and sanctions laws, OFAC practitioners’ group, Washington, DC, October 13, 2017
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to Cyber Security Summit New York, New York, September 15, 2017
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to Cyber Security Summit, Tysons Corner, Virginia, June 29, 2017
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to 3rd Annual Cyber Security for Defense conference, Alexandria, Virginia, June 27, 2017
  • The Intersection of Cyber and Geopolitical Risk, speech to Governance, Risk & Compliance Summit, Washington, DC, June 5, 2017
  • The Evolving Role of Cyber and Strategic Partnerships, speech to Potomac Officers’ Club Spring 2017 Cybersecurity Summit, McLean, Virginia, May 24, 2017
  • Speech on enforcement of U.S. export control and sanctions laws to Association of University Export Control Officers, St. Petersburg, Florida, May 16, 2017
  • Regulators’ Town Hall Q&A, ACI Conference on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance, Washington, DC, April 25, 2017 (panelist)
  • Economic Sanctions Year in Review: Agencies Speak on Enforcement and Regulatory Priorities, ACI Conference on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance, Washington, DC, April 24, 2017 (panelist)
  • Public-Private Partnerships: Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to conference entitled “Cyber Risk Governance: Bridging the Gap Between Institutional Shareholder, Governance Risk, Cyber Security & Legal Experts,” New York, New York, March 16, 2017
  • Panelist on program concerning export control and sanctions enforcement, ABA’s Annual Institute on White Collar Crime, Miami, Florida, March 8, 2017
  • Presentation to British-American Business Council on the national security threat environment and the Justice Department’s responses thereto, London, United Kingdom, January 30, 2017
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to Cyber Security Exchange – Financial Services conference, London, United Kingdom, January 31, 2017
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech to Cyber Defence and National Security Conference, London, United Kingdom, January 26, 2017
  • Speech on U.S. export control enforcement to C5 Advanced Forum on ITAR and the EAR, London, United Kingdom, January 31, 2017
  • Presentation to British-American Business Council on the national security threat environment and the Justice Department’s response, London, United Kingdom, January 30, 2017
  • Presentation on the Justice Department’s response to the national security cyber threat to the National Association of College and University Attorneys, Washington, DC, November 15, 2016
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech at Global Cyber Security Summit, Rome, Italy, October 31, 2016
  • Countering the National Security Cyber Threat, speech at Cyber Security Summit, Los Angeles, California, October 20, 2016
  • Speech at conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals regarding supply chain threats with national security implications and the Justice Department’s efforts to counter them, Orlando, Florida, September 27, 2016
  • Speech at FBI-sponsored conference of oil and gas industry executives regarding the Justice Department’s actions to counter the economic espionage threat and the need for a public-private partnership, Houston, Texas, May 25, 2016
  • Speech on the Justice Department’s enforcement of U.S. export control and sanctions laws to ABA Committee on Export Controls and Sanctions, Washington, DC, May 13, 2016
  • Liability for Cross-Border Activity: Increasing Enforcement of Economic Sanctions and Export Controls, ABA’s 30th Annual Institute on White Collar Crime, San Diego, California, March 2, 2016 (panelist)
  • Perspectives from the Enforcement Authorities, Coping with U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2015, PLI Conference, Washington, DC, December 18, 2015 (panelist)
  • Keynote address on U.S. export controls, cyber security, and the Justice Department’s new enforcement policy on individual corporate accountability to industry conference sponsored by Jones, Day, Washington, DC, September 15, 2015
  • Presentation on export control and sanctions enforcement to the National Council on International Trade Development, Washington, DC, May 13, 2015
  • How Best to Converse with the Government When Confronted by a Sanctions Violation, 8th Advanced Forum on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance, American Conference Institute, Washington, DC, April 29, 2015
  • Private Contractors, Snowden, and Cybersecurity:  Did the Reorganization of the Intelligence Community Achieve Success?, 2014 Spring Meeting of ABA Section of International Law, National Security and International Trade Committees, New York, New York, April 3, 2014 (panelist with former Senator Evan Bay and Joel Brenner, former Inspector General of the National Security Agency)
  • Panelist at industry conference in Birmingham, Alabama, hosted by U.S. Attorney’s Office regarding the cyber threat and the importance of industry’s cooperation with the Department of Justice and law enforcement, March 23, 2015
  • Presentation to counterintelligence officials at Lockheed Aeronautics Division in Fort Worth, Texas, regarding the threat environment confronting the aerospace industry, industry best practices, and the importance of cooperation with the Department of Justice and law enforcement, February 17, 2015
  • Practitioners' Guide to U.S. Trade Controls, National Security Law, Policy & Practice Committee, Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, January 29, 2014 (moderator)
  • Lessons to Be Learned from Heightened Enforcement Actions Relating to Export Control and Economic Sanction Violations, 2013 Spring Meeting of ABA Section of International Law, Washington, DC, April 26, 2013 (co-moderator of panel)
  • Iraq Reconstruction:  A Way Forward From Lessons Learned, panel discussion sponsored by ABA Section of Public Contract Law, Battle Space and Contingency Procurements Committee, and George Washington University Law School, Government Procurement Program, April 12, 2013 (panelist with Stuart W. Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction; Clark Ervin, former Commissioner for the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan; and Professor Daniel Gordon, Associate Dean for Government Procurement Law, George Washington University Law School)
  • Procurement Compliance:  What You Need to Know, webinar panel discussion sponsored by Ethisphere, February 26, 2013 (panelist with Arnold Morse, General Counsel, CACI, Inc., and Steven Shaw, Covington & Burling)
  • Practitioners' Guide to National Security Media Leaks, panel discussion sponsored by Bar Association of the District of Columbia's National Security Law, Policy & Practice Committee, and by the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law & National Security, November 28, 2012 (panelist with Neil McBride, U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia; John Rizzo, former General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency; and Dana Priest, Washington Post)
  • Issue Spotting – Overlapping Crimes and Parallel Domestic Investigations, FCPA Bootcamp, a law enforcement training conference sponsored by Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, June 27, 2011 (panelist)
  • Testimony before U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security, at hearing on Prosecuting Terrorists: Civilian and Military Trials for GTMO and Beyond, Washington, DC, July 28, 2009
  • Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, Connecticut Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, Hartford, Connecticut, June 16, 2009
  • Testimony before U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, at hearing on The Legal, Moral, and National Security Consequences of Prolonged Detention, Washington, DC, June 9, 2009
  • Exploring a Legal Forum for the Trial of Terrorist Suspects, American Bar Association Standing Committee on National Security, Due Process and Terrorism Program Series, April 24, 2009 (participant)
  • Handling Import Violations in a New Enforcement Era, American Bar Association Section of International Law, Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, April 17, 2009
  • Bringing Detainees to Justice and Justice to Detainees: Remaining Questions About Detention and Trials After Obama's Executive Order, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, March 20, 2009 (sponsored by The Constitution Project, Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law, and Human Rights First) (panelist)
  • Congressional Investigations, Connecticut Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, Hartford, Connecticut, March 17, 2009
  • The Spread of Regulation: A Patchwork of Challenges, Ethisphere Institute's 2009 Global Ethics Summit, New York City, February 5, 2009 (panel on global anti-corruption enforcement)
  • Detention, Prosecution and Punishment of Terrorists: Lessons for the New Administration, International Law Institute, Washington, DC, January 8, 2009
  • Climate Change: The New Ethics Compliance and Enforcement Regime for Government Contractors, 27th Annual Government Contract Management Conference, National Contract Management Association, Bethesda, Maryland, November 20, 2008
  • The Justice Department's Changing Guidelines on Corporate Prosecution, 2008 Administrative Law Conference, Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section, American Bar Association, October 17, 2008 (panelist)
  • Government Contract Compliance Challenges: The Latest Regulatory, Enforcement, and Legislative Trends Facing the Industry, The Tower Club, Vienna, Virginia, October 1, 2008
  • Maneuvering the Minefield: The New Ethics Compliance and Enforcement Regime Confronting Government Contractors, 2008 Annual Business Ethics and Compliance Conference, Ethics and Compliance Officers' Association, Orlando, Florida, September 24, 2008
  • Are American Courts Creating New Concepts to Govern Terrorist-Related Detentions?, American University Washington College of Law, September 19, 2008 (panelist)
  • Corporate Compliance: Trends in Department of Justice Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, American Law Institute-American Bar Association webinar, June 20, 2008 (panelist)
  • CIA Interrogation Techniques and the War on Terrorism, The Diane Rehm Show, National Public Radio, October 8, 2007

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