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April 23, 2019

National security experts discuss safeguarding the supply chain at ABA luncheon

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2019 — Government and private industries are working to develop better practices for safeguarding the supply chains that serve our economy and our military. A panel of national security experts will discuss the legal issues involved at an American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security luncheon from noon-1:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, May 1, at the University Club in Washington, D.C.

“Supply Chain Security is National Security” panel discussion
Sponsored by ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Wednesday, May 1
Noon-1:30 p.m. ET

University Club
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Panelists will discuss the dangers that unsecure or unregulated supply chains pose to personal, commercial and nationwide networks of devices and how lawyers should advise clients on the integrity of their supply chains.

The panel includes Harvey Rishikof, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security advisory committee and co-author of “Deliver Uncompromised: A Strategy for Supply Chain Security and Resilience”; Joyce Corell, assistant director of the supply chain and cyber directorate at the National Counterintelligence and Security Center; and Stephen Preston, partner and chair of the defense, national security and government contracts practice at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C.

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or [email protected].

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