Thursday, February 4th, 2021
1:15 PM to 5:30 PM

Location
Cyberspace | Via Zoom

Conference Archive

2021 Virtual White-Collar Crime Conference

Join the white-collar defense bar, government prosecutors, in-house counsel, judges, and corporate professionals for timely guidance and analysis on recent cases and practice developments in healthcare fraud, financial crimes, stimulus fraud, and more at the 2021 Virtual White-Collar Crime Conference. Connect with the best and brightest from Boston’s white-collar bar through live panel discussions, networking roundtables, and on-demand sessions, all from the comfort of your home or office.

All updates to the conference agenda and speaker lineup will be posted here.

Live Sessions

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Health Care Fraud

  • Moderator: Emily Hodge – Partner, Choate 
  • Moderator: Josh Levy – Partner, Ropes & Gray 
  • Laura Angelini – Partner, Hinckley Allen 
  • Gillian Feiner – Senior Enforcement Counsel, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General 
  • Abraham George – Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts
  • Amanda Strachan – Chief, Health Care Fraud Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts 
  • Robert M. Thomas, Jr. – Member, Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Optional, supported
through Remo

Q&A Session with Health Care Fraud Panel Speakers

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Financial Crimes: Enforcement Trends & Topics

  • Moderator: Eric Forni – Senior Trial Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Stephen Frank – Chief, Economic Crimes Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts
  • Rua Kelly – Senior Trial Counsel, Boston Regional Office, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Paul Levenson – Director of the Boston Regional Office, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Diana Lloyd – Partner, Practice Group Leader, Government Enforcement & Compliance, Choate

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Optional, supported
through Remo

Q&A Session with Financial Crimes: Enforcement Trends & Topics Panel Speakers

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Pandemic Funds and Fraud

  • Moderator: Doreen Rachal Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Jennifer Cotter – Chief, White Collar & Public Integrity Division, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Amy Crafts Chief, False Claims Division, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Kelly Lawrence – Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts
  • Gregg Shapiro – Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Optional, supported
through Remo

Q&A Session with Pandemic Funds & Fraud Panel Speakers

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

The Pandemic Courtroom: How the Public Health Crisis is Affecting Trials, Hearings, and Defendants’ Rights

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Optional, supported
through Remo

Q&A Session with The Pandemic Courtroom: How the Public Health Crisis is Affecting Trials, Hearings, and Defendants’ Rights Panel Speakers

On-Demand Session

On-Demand
Link made available to registrants on February 4th

Related Aspects of Prepping Trials in the Remote World

  • Moderator: Jessica Conklin – Senior Counsel, Laredo & Smith, LLP
  • Payal Salsburg – Partner, Laredo & Smith
  • Kathleen Shields – Senior Trial Counsel, Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Elysa Wan – Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts

Sponsor Content

Stay tuned for our sponsor content to be announced.

On-demand panel sessions will be made available to all conference registrants on February 4th.

Co-Chair
Eric Christofferson
Partner
DLA Piper

Co-Chair
Kelly Lawrence
Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office,
District of Massachusetts

Jessica Conklin
Senior Counsel
Laredo & Smith, LLP

Eric Forni
Senior Trial Attorney
Division of Enforcement,
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Emily Hodge
Partner
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

Joshua Levy
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP

Doreen Rachal
Counsel
Sidley Austin LLP

PRICING

BBA Members

  • Regular Member: $325
  • In-House Member: $275
  • Government/Legal Services Member: $275

Non-Members

  • Non-Member Guests: $425

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2021 White-Collar Crime Conference, please contact Maggie DeMoura at mdemoura@bostonbar.org.

Thank You To Our Top Level Sponsors
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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Boston Bar educational programs are sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please click here.

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