Faculty: Shawn Cleveland

Cleveland150Shawn Cleveland is a partner at Winston & Strawn. Shawn is a trial lawyer and investigator with extensive experience in government and internal investigations, white collar criminal litigation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions, and complex business litigation. He has represented clients in some of the most high-profile matters in the country over the last two decades, including:

  • Representing numerous C-level executives in government investigations and litigation, including defending former Enron Chairman and CEO Ken Lay in his criminal securities fraud trial and civil litigation.
  • Conducting and defending high-profile Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and False Claims Act (FCA) investigations for major publicly traded companies.
  • Representing the independent directors of a public company in one of the most prominent and contentious stock option backdating cases.
  • Defending a high-ranking state official in an investigation by the SEC.

Shawn has deep experience conducting and defending investigations into alleged securities fraud, particularly accounting and disclosure fraud, government program fraud, the FCA, the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the FCPA, and immigration laws.

In the complex business litigation arena, he has successfully led numerous teams in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Shawn has litigated numerous civil and criminal fraud cases, securities and derivatives lawsuits, and a wide variety of cases involving fiduciary duties, contracts, lending, mergers and acquisitions, insurance, trade secrets, qui tam claims, and whistleblower retaliation claims.

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When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 am - 8:15 am (breakfast & registration)
8:15 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
CLE Credit: 6.5 hours (approved in PA)

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