Chicago Chapter Of ACC Schedules Luncheon Program On SOX Whistleblower Cases

Saturday, April 1, 2006 - 01:00

When the Whistle Blows: Lessons Learned from Recent Sarbanes-Oxley Litigation and Recent Develoments, will be the topic addressed at a luncheon meeting of the Chicaco Chapter of ACC, sponsored by the firm of Neil Gerber Eisenberg LLP.

David B. Ritter, partner and chair of the Labor & Employment Practice group at Neal Gerber, will be the featured speaker at the program, which will be held on Tuesday, April 11 from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. at the firm's law offices, Two North LaSalle Street, Chicago.

After a review of recent SOX case law developments, including ALJ decisions (and outcomes and remedies awarded to successful claimants), Mr. Ritter will address the following issues: 1) how to decide whether to investigate SOX-related allegations internally or seek outside counsel; 2) understanding to what extent claimants can use confidential or privileged client information, and 3) practical tips and strategy for handling SOX claims.

For details, consult the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, contact Lisa Carreras by telephone at (815) 464-8336.