Consero Roundtable

Speaking Engagement | April.17.2019

Marines’ Memorial Club
Please join Orrick at Consero’s Corporate Compliance & Ethics Executive Roundtable on April 17, 2019 at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, CA, where Orrick partners Lily Becker, Aravind Swaminathan and John Wolfe will be presenting on the panels, “Building An Operationalized, Systematic & Sustainable Compliance Culture” and “Approaching Sensitive and Complex Investigations.”.

At Consero’s Corporate Compliance & Ethics Executive Roundtable, you will be joined by like-minded Chief Compliance Officers for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices. Amongst topics to be discussed, include:

  • Building an Operationalized, Systematic & Sustainable Compliance Culture
  • Approaching Sensitive & Complex Investigations: Considerations for Compliance Officers
  • Fine-Tuning Training & Communications for A More Compliant Workforce
  • Harnessing Data & Analytics to Transform Compliance

Practice:

  • Finance Sector
  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
  • Class Action Defense
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Trials
  • Strategic Advisory & Government Enforcement (SAGE)

Aravind Swaminathan Partner

Seattle; Boston

A leading cybersecurity and online safety authority, Aravind is recognized by Chambers USA in Privacy and Data Security in both Litigation and Incident Response. Clients describe him as “a very talented lawyer experienced with incident responses” and “incredibly responsive and technically savvy.”

Aravind’s deep knowledge of his clients’ business objectives and technological capabilities distinguishes him as a strategic advisor and frontline crisis responder. He advises some of the world’s leading online platforms, public and private financial institutions, tech companies, higher education institutions, and critical infrastructure providers on cybersecurity, and their obligations to monitor and remove harmful or illegal content online and root out instances of child exploitation.

He is adept at guiding companies through cybersecurity incidents, having directed more than 500 data breach investigations, including enterprise-wide network intrusions to cyberattacks with national security implications. Aravind defends clients in an array of cybersecurity and privacy class actions and regulatory enforcement actions brought by the SEC, FTC, NY DFS and State AGs, and also represents individual C-level executives in criminal and civil regulatory enforcement matters.

As a former assistant United States attorney, he investigated and prosecuted a broad array of cybercrime, child exploitation cases, digital crimes, and white-collar crime cases. This first-hand knowledge of federal agencies allows him to navigate the system, partner with investigators and find creative solutions for clients.

Aravind is a member of Orrick’s Board of Directors, and he devotes much of his free time to advising independent schools on AI, online safety, and cybersecurity, and teaching and coaching.

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Trials
  • Strategic Advisory & Government Enforcement (SAGE)

John Wolfe Partner

Seattle

John is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and recommended by The Legal 500 United States as a white collar criminal defense lawyer. John relies upon a multi-disciplinary crisis management strategy to assist clients address both legal and reputational risk.

John has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state criminal and civil investigations, including state attorney general investigations, related to alleged: health care fraud and standards of care violations resulting in death, consumer protection violations,  public corruption and campaign finance violations, environmental violations (both land-based and maritime), including catastrophic industrial accident response and investigations, cybersecurity investigations and securities and tax fraud, including money laundering. John is an accomplished and seasoned trial lawyer who has represented public and private clients in more than 100 jury trials, and appeared in state and federal proceedings throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as California, Florida, Montana, New York, and Wyoming.

Honors:

In 2004, John chaired the Magistrate Selection Committee for the Federal District Court in the Western District of Washington. He has also served on several Merit Selection panels identifying candidates for appointment to the federal bench in the Western District of Washington. He is currently co-chair of the Federal Appointments Committee for the Federal Bar Association and has served as a Ninth Circuit Representative. He was once appointed to serve as a Special Master in a matter pending before the Federal District Court in the Western District of Washington to investigate issues related to a multi-party joint defense agreement.