Faculty: Bruce A. Baird

Bruce BairdBruce Baird is a partner in Covington’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group and one of the country’s leading white collar defense and securities enforcement attorneys. He has successfully defended Fortune 500 corporations and their officers and directors in hundreds of regulatory enforcement and criminal cases. Mr. Baird has deep expertise in securities enforcement, advising companies and individuals in SEC and other securities investigations and civil cases arising from those investigations, advising Boards of Directors and Board committees on securities enforcement issues, leading internal investigations into possible financial wrongdoing, and providing solutions to corporate compliance issues. He also often advises and defends clients in white collar cases involving antitrust cartels, health care fraud, environmental crime, government contracts and international trade controls and in Congressional and executive branch investigations and testimony.

Mr. Baird’s 35 years of experience include nine years as an Assistant United States Attorney in Manhattan, where he was Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division and Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. In this latter role, he was responsible for all criminal securities cases, including those against Michael Milken and Drexel Burnham Lambert, as described in the book “Den of Thieves” by James Stewart. He has tried numerous complex cases to both court and jury, and has persuaded the Department of Justice, the SEC, and other regulatory agencies not to proceed with cases on a significant number of occasions.

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CLE Info and Forms

SEF2014 CLE -sm6.5 hrs CLE credit approved in PA and VA. Forms available here.

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Details

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
7:00 am - 8:00 am (breakfast & registration)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
CLE Credit: 6.0 hours (pending approval in VA and PA)

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