White Collar Crime Committee
Co-Chairs: Jason Linder, Aisling O’Shea
Vice-Chairs: Nathaniel Edmonds, Christine Wong
The Committee explores practice problems relating to such issues as health care fraud, workplace crimes and sentencing guidelines for organizations; develops policy; and sponsors annual CLE programs on white collar crime, health care fraud, gaming, qui tamenforcement/Civil False Claims Act, and money laundering. Subcommittees: Antitrust, Bank and Insurance Fraud, Corporate Criminal Liability, Environmental, Ethics, Federal Criminal Rules, Forfeiture, Government Procurement, Health Care, Money Laundering, Securities, Sentencing Guidelines, Tax Enforcement, Public Corruption. Regional groups meet around the country, in New York, California, Southeast, Florida, Illinois and Texas.
The White Collar Crime Committee takes a leadership role in furthering awareness and knowledge on pressing White collar Crime issues to practitioners, academics, and legal scholars across the nation and internationally. The committee explores practice problems relating to such issues as health care fraud, internal corporate investigations, corporate monitoring, tax fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, Qui Tam enforcement, and Securities Fraud. The Committee also develops policy and sponsors annual CLE programs on areas of white collar crime. Through continuing legal education seminars, workshops, conferences, and networking events, the White Collar Crime Committee members enjoy compelling discussions among leaders in the field and consistent legal updates on a variety of white collar crime topics.
- To support the ABA’s mission through engagement with the DOJ/ABA Dialogue Group and the proposal of white-collar-crime related resolutions;
- To support the Criminal Justice Section’s Fall Institute, the National White Collar Crime Institute, the Annual Southeastern White Collar Institute, and other relevant institutes supported by the Professional Development Center.
- To support the initiatives, recommendations, and programming of its subcommittees.
WCC-Related Programs in 2023-2024
- September 6-8: Southeastern White Collar Crime Institute, Braselton, GA
- October 9-10: 11th Annual London White Collar Crime Institute, London, UK
- November 2-3: CJS Fall Institute, Washington, DC (Includes The WCC Town Hall)
- March 6-8: National White Collar Crime Institute, San Francisco, CA
- 2024 WCC Institute Scholarship Application (Submission Deadline: December 18, 2023)
See the complete CJS Calendar of Events at www.ambar.org/cjsevents
WCC Committee Newsletters
The White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter is a publication of the ABA Criminal Justice Section's White Collar Crime Committee. Recent issues explored by the Committee include health care fraud, environmental crime, and computer crime. For inquiries on submissions, please contact: Salma Safiedine, the Editor of the WCCC Newsletter, <[email protected]> or Kyo Suh, the Managing Editor, [email protected]
Women in White Collar Subcommittee
Co-Chairs Jennifer Belveal, Ilene Jaroslaw, Jessica Nall
The mission of the Women in White Collar Subcommittee is to be the national representative of female professionals (including private and public defense attorneys, prosecutors, judges, and related professionals) who focus their practices in the area of white collar criminal, civil, administrative, and regulatory law. The Subcommittee will principally seek to advance gender diversity in white collar representation through promoting thought leadership, educational opportunities, and positive publicity to encourage a focus at the national level on the professional excellence and accomplishments of women in the white collar field.