PLI's Internal Investigations 2019

Practising Law Institute

Speaking Engagement | June.06.2019 | 9:00am - 4:30pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

PLI New York

Please join Orrick partners Rob Stern and Mike Delikat on June 6 for PLI's Internal Investigations 2019 seminar, where Rob will be serving as co-chair of the program and Mike will be presenting. This seminar will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, and is designed for individuals responsible for corporate investigations: inside and outside counsel, internal auditors, compliance officers, forensic accountants and other experts who handle internal investigations, and government attorneys.

Mike will be presenting on the “Commencing the Internal Investigation: Considerations at the Outset" panel, which will examine the questions that must be asked at the beginning of any internal investigation. Rob will be leading the panel “Conducting the Internal Investigation,” which will discuss the considerations, processes, and procedures that go behind an effective internal investigation, as well as the privilege issues and ethical traps in doing so.

In this full conference, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting internal investigations and will discuss with participants how to:

  • Determine the nature and scope of the investigation 
  • Address document retention and data privacy issues
  • Manage labor and employment law issues
  • Protect the attorney-client privilege and work product
  • Understand the government’s use, evaluation and weighing of internal investigations 

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Trials
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Fintech

Robert Stern Partner Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits, Financial Services Litigation

Washington, D.C.; New York

Rob Stern is the Co-Chair of the Firm’s White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance practice group.

Rob is a nationally ranked securities, financial services and regulatory litigator with a demonstrated track record of achieving outstanding results for financial services institutions, Fortune 100 companies and officers and directors of public companies. Rob's mastery of the field enables him to develop creative litigation strategies and business solutions for his clients in a broad array of situations.

For the past 20 years, Rob has handled many of the most complex financial services and civil and governmental securities matters. Rob possesses particular expertise litigating claims involving accounting-related matters, structured products, mortgages, futures and derivatives. Rob routinely represents financial institutions, public companies, officers and directors.

Rob is a faculty member for the Practicing Law Institute’s Securities Litigation program. Rob has also been nationally recognized as a leader in securities litigation by The Legal 500 and SuperLawyers.

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Practice:

  • Employment Law & Litigation
  • Whistleblower & Corporate Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Pay Equity

Mike Delikat Partner Employment Law & Litigation, Whistleblower & Corporate Investigations

New York

Michael Delikat, a partner in the New York office, serves as Chair of Orrick’s Global Employment Law Practice, which has employment law teams in the European Union, Asia as well as the United States.

He also is the founder of the firm’s Whistleblower Task Force. He previously served as the Managing Director of Orrick’s Litigation Division.

Under Mike's leadership, Orrick’s Employment Law & Litigation group was recently named Labor & Employment Department of the Year in California for the fourth consecutive year by The Recorder, the premier source for legal news, in recognition of their significant wins on behalf of leading multinational companies on today’s most complex and challenging employment law matters. The practice group has also been chosen as one of the top national employment law practices by Law 360. In recognition of Mike's practice, Chambers USA and Chambers Global awarded him a Band 1 ranking, noting he is "sought out by premier clients to handle high-stakes employment litigation and investigations," and "a very persuasive advocate who knows the law inside out and is able to get to the heart of the issue very quickly."

He represents a broad range of major corporations in all facets of labor and employment law. Mike has an active trial, arbitration and appellate practice and handles a number of high-visibility class action and impact cases. Mike has extensive experience with litigation arising from trade secret misappropriation and the enforcement of post-employment restrictions, EEOC systemic investigations and litigations, wage-and-hour collective actions and other class actions based on gender and race, with particular expertise representing companies in the financial services industry.